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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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Friday, September 8 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Planning to Plan? Various Techniques for GIS-Enhanced Planning - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn how to use Open Trip Planner to enable riders to plan inter-modal trips, how to get down to planning stops in a deviated fixed route operating environment, how to mine cellphone data to analyze feeder routes, and how to apply GIS spatial tools to understand system capacity constraints.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Inter-modal Trip Planning using Open Trip Planner
    Marshall Ballard, GISP, Senior Transportation Planner/GIS Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), San Jose, CA
  • Stop-Level Planning Analysis in a Deviated Fixed Route Flag-Stop System
    Jill Cahoon, GISP, Senior Transit Planner/GIS Professional, AECOM, Hooksett, NH

avatar for Will Gillespie

Will Gillespie

Principal Analyst, Strategic Planning, Chicago Regional Transportation Authority
Will is Principal Analyst for Strategic Planning at the Chicago Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), where he leads the agency’s project modeling efforts. Before joining the RTA, Will created the interim service and traffic plans for major transit renewal projects at the Chicago... Read More →

avatar for Marshall Ballard, GISP

Marshall Ballard, GISP

Transportation Informatics Architect, Fehr & Peers
Marshall is an interdisciplinary Geographer, who has diverse experience with Environmental remediation projects, Transit Studies, Community Development projects, Express Lanes studies and implementations, Transportation software development projects, and he has authored public policies... Read More →
avatar for Jill Cahoon, GISP

Jill Cahoon, GISP

Senior Transit Planner, AECOM
I'm a Senior Transit Planner and GIS Analyst with AECOM. I split my time between doing transit studies for rural, tribal, and small urban communities (as well as the occasional large city) and serving as a GIS Analyst for larger rail projects. I've worked as a consultant on transit... Read More →

Friday September 8, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Grand Ballroom - Sphinx on K (formerly known as the Almas Conference Center) 1315 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20005