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Tenth National GIS in Transit Conference
September 6-8, 2017 (Note that Labor Day is Sept 4)
Washington, DC

The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, taking place September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC! Join us for comprehensive education, networking, and professional development. The conference counts toward GISP Education Points and was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. Take advantage of this outstanding continuing education opportunity.

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Thursday, September 7 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Putting Transit on the Map: New Agencies Entering the World of GTFS, Multi-Model Performance Measurement, GTFS Implementation in Small/Rural Areas - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn about the backend development of the National Transit Map using standards and open data, efforts to create effective multi-modal performance measures, and how small urban and rural areas can implement and then plan using GTFS.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • An AADT for Transit? Modeling Ridership and Generating Multimodal Performance Measures from the U.S. DOT National Transit Map (GTFS) and Other Nationally-Available Data
    Alexander Oberg, Geospatial Specialist, US Department of Transportation Volpe Center, Cambridge, MA
  • Small Urban and Rural GTFS: From Zero to a Service Planning 
    Shuman Tan, Associate Transportation Researcher, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX 
  • Beyond Google Maps: Easily Build, Edit, & Analyze GTFS To Impact Planning Decisions
    Stuart Powell, Account Executive, TransLoc, Durham, NC
    Rodney Bunner, Solutions Manager/TBEST Developer, TBEST/ServiceEdge Solutions, Tampa, FL
    Melinda Morang, Product Engineer, Esri, Redlands, CA

Moderators
avatar for Emily Grise

Emily Grise

PhD Student, McGill University
My main research focuses on urban public transit planning and operations. Specifically, I am interested in enhancing customer satisfaction and the provision of public transit service for an aging population. My other research interests include public transit operations and reliability... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Shuman Tan, AICP

Shuman Tan, AICP

Associate Transportation Researcher, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Shuman Tan is an associate transportation researcher with the Transit Mobility Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. She earned her Master’s of Urban Planning from Texas A&M University in 2013. Shuman’s research interests are in the areas of transit system performance... Read More →
avatar for Rodney Bunner

Rodney Bunner

President/Solutions Manager, ServiceEdge Solutions
Rodney is a Geospatial Technology Specialist who over the past twenty years has worked a consultant to local, regional, state and federal agencies in developing spatially-enabled and GIS-T applications. Mr. Bunner has contributed to the development of a variety of software products... Read More →
avatar for Melinda Morang

Melinda Morang

Product Engineer, Esri
As a Product Engineer at Esri, Melinda Morang does software design and testing for Network Analyst in ArcGIS. She has developed a suite of python script tools for working with GTFS public transit data in ArcGIS.
avatar for Alexander Oberg

Alexander Oberg

Geospatial Analyst, Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center - US Department of Transportation
Alex Oberg is a geospatial analyst at the USDOT Volpe Center. His work at Volpe focuses on developing, maintaining, and analyzing multimodal transportation networks and has supported a variety of agencies, including DOT Office of Policy, Department of Energy, Federal Aviation Administration... Read More →
avatar for Stuart Powell

Stuart Powell

Account Executive, TransLoc
Stuart leads the growth of TransLoc Architect, a free web-based application designed to help transit agencies efficiently build or manage GTFS. Since the public launch of the Architect in Spring 2017, Architect has been utilized by over 140 agencies and universities. Hailed by... Read More →



Thursday September 7, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Grand Ballroom - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005

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