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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 • 8:30am - 10:00am
There’s an Index for that: Developing Effective Transit Using Geoanalytical Insights - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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There are a number of factors at play in designing the most effective and efficient transit projects and networks.  This session discusses indexes and measures of transit directness, competitiveness, and market area development.  It explores how these analytical techniques can help transit agencies better plan future network changes for the communities they serve.

Attendance at this session will offer: 1.5 AICP credits
  • Making the Case for Transit: The Transit Competitiveness Index
    William Walter, GISP, Director/Geospatial Consulting, Cambridge Systematics, Inc., Austin, TX
  • Using GIS Analysis to Develop Transit Market Areas
    Kyle Burrows, Transit Planner, Metro Transit, Minneapolis, MN
  • Evaluation and Application of Transit Network Directness Using Geographic Information Systems
    Young-Jae Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Morgan State University, Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies (TUIS), Baltimore, MD

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Nikola Ivanov

Deputy Director, CATT Laboratory
Nikola Ivanov manages operations and technical development, and oversees every aspect of software implementation from conception to deployment at the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab). Nikola has extensive experience with big data and information... Read More →

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Kyle Burrows

Transit Planner, Metro Transit
Kyle has been a Transit Planner with Metro Transit since 2013. In addition to his regular route planning portfolio, his focus is on regional transit policy, long range network planning, and applying new planning and analysis tools to policy and decision-making.
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William Walter, GISP

Director, Geospatial Consulting, Cambridge Systematics, Inc
With more than 20 years providing GIS consulting services, I like to help clients make the most of their investments in spatial technology by making the information actionable. The most successful mapping system is not truly leveraged until it is Integrated with other business systems... Read More →
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Young-Jae Lee, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Morgan State University
Dr. Young-Jae Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his BS and MS at Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea, and another MS and a Ph.D. from the University... Read More →

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