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GIS Transit Conference 2013 Presentations Available for Download

 The presentations made during the GIS in Transit Conference 2013 are available now  for download in Transitgis Clearinghouse Website. This conference was held at October 16-17, 2013, at the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C. The conference provided a vision and a combined outlook for both GIS and Transit communities This conference was jointly organized by the …

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What is next for Transit GIS Community?

GIS in Transit Conference – Oct 16-17, 2013 – Washington D.C A panel discussion  on What is next for Transit GIS Community? will be led by Ed Wells, WMATA, Micheal Pack, University of Maryland, College Park; and  Martin Catala, University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research. Date:  Thursday, October 17, 2013 Time: 11.30 am- 12.30 …

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Agglomeration Vs Public Transportation

    Agglomeration, all it really means is more people in the same place. As more people collect in a city center, more jobs cluster there too, boosting both wages and economic productivity over time. And the key to it all, may be public transportation. This thought is putforth by Daniel Chatman, Planning Scholar, University of …

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Massachusetts – Regional Transit Schedules in Google Maps

    MassDOT has announced that for the first time all public transportation authorities in the Commonwealth including the MBTA and all 15 Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) have their routes and schedules fully accessible on Google Maps. This effort’s goal is to make all transportation services in Massachusetts available to commuters, visitors and other travelers …

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Measuring the Performance of Livability Programs

The report produced by MINETA Transportation Institute at San Jose State University  analyzes the performance measurement processes adopted by five large “livability” programs throughout the United States. It also compares and contrasts these programs by examining existing research in performance measurement methods.The best practices of the examined performance measurement methods for each program are explored and …

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