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Transit GIS 2017 Presentations Available

The Transit GIS 2017 presentations are available to download. Thursday September 7 Leveraging Data: Modeling and Planning for Transit Mobility

Transit GIS 2017 Session: Leveraging Data: Modeling and Planning for Transit Mobility

Leveraging Data: Modeling and Planning for Transit Mobility Learn how to make sense of transit rider flows from origin-destination surveys, how open data from public/private entities enables better planning, and how to use travel demand models to make sense of large datasets during transit expansion project planning. Uber Movement: Open Data for Better Urban Planning …

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2017 GIS in Transit Conference Approved for Nearly 50 AICP-CM Credits

Des Plaines, IL (June 30, 2017) – URISA, the National Center for Transit Research and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce that the 2017 National GIS in Transit Conference was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. The conference, taking place September 6-8 in Washington, DC, features workshops, breakout sessions, keynote addresses and more.   Approved AICP-CM credits range from 8.5 …

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2017 Conference Program Released

GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017

The National Center for Transit Research, URISA and theTransportation Research Board are pleased to share the program details for the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference*, taking place September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Four preconference workshops (both full and half-day) will be featured: Asset Management: Planning, Strategy and Implementation Using GTFS Data in ArcGIS …

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National Employment Map

Using the Longitudinal Employment Household Dynamics (LEHD) data provided by census, Harvard University PhD student Robert Manduca created a web-based mapping application of all the employment locations in the U.S.  The website allows the user to visualize the location of employment including job categories.  I found this map to be both insightful and revealing to …

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