Category: Conferences

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

GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017

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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GIS Transit Conference 2015 Presentations Available for Download

November 17, 2015 The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board jointly presented  the 9th National GIS in Transit Conference in Washington, DC. The presentations made during the GIS in Transit Conference 2015 are available now  for download on the TransitGIS Clearinghouse Website. This conference was held from September 1-3, 2015, …

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National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical (National RTAP) Assistance Conference

Easing mobility by displaying trip plans with multi-agency routes connecting intercity as well as your tribal partners is possible! Has your agency wanted to launch your schedules for online trip planning, but didn’t have a trained team member? At the GIS/Transit Conference a few weeks ago we learned that some transit partners want to join …

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2015 GIS in Transit Conference (submit abstract below)

GIS in Transit Conference This unique conference is for transit planners, managers, researchers and  GIS industry experts who are interested in sharing ways to use geographic and spatial analysis in transit planning, operations, and marketing to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Conference Objectives Provide transit professionals with experience and interest in GIS an opportunity to learn …

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Mapping the Traffic Crashes in New York

The New York Police Department is challenged with city’s traffic fatality and injury numbers, releasing the data in a PDF format that’s difficult for developers to use. A group called betaNYC has been pushing the cops to make their data machine-readable aligning with NY mayor’s Vision Zero. One civic-minded citizen named John Krauss has been scraping the data …

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