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The 2nd National GIS in Transit Conference

The 2nd National GIS in Transit Conference was held from May 16-May 18, 1999 in Tampa, Florida. Please find below information about the original program, speakers, and papers that were presented.

  • Conference Program
  • Planning Committee
  • List of Exhibitors
  • Photos
  • Abstracts
  • Papers and Presentations
    • The Transit GIS Tool Box -A Visual Basic/Map Objects Application for Transit Operations and Planning – Michael Berman, Seattle Metro (Contact)
    • Miami-Dade County GIS-based Integrated Transportation Management System – Girish Kumar, Ramon Alvarez, Jesus Guerra, David Plummer & Associates, Inc. (Contact)
    • Building Applications to Support the Effective Use of GIS by NYS Transit Operators – Jim Davis, William Telovsky, Thomas Vaughan, New York State Department of Transportation (Contact) (Proceedings Paper)
    • GIS Transit Network Coding System – Gustavo Baez and Chunxi Chi, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Jingke Chen, Houston-Galveston Area Council (Contact)
    • ADART – Autonomous Dial-a-Ride Transit: A Practical GIS/ITS Application – Robert Dial, US DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Contact)
    •  GIS Based Support System for On-Demand Flexroute Transit Service – Brian L Smith, University of Virginia, Priya Durvasula, ALK Associates, Stephen Brich, Virginia Transportation Research Council (Contact)
    • GIS Based Paratransit Routing & Scheduling to Improve Fleet Efficiency Marc Kratzschmar, ESRI
    • GIS Project Life Cycle, Strategic Integration with Intelligent Transportation Systems, Interface with Existing Operations Programs, Comprehensive Versus Modular Development, Staffing Versus Outsourcing, Sustaining Data Sources through Standardization – Terry Bills, John Sutton, Xiaobo Zhang, OCTA (Contact)
    • GIS Transit Applications in Fairfax County, VA – Brendan Ford, Fairfax County Geographic Information Services, Wenyu Jia, Fairfax County Department of Transportation (Contact) (Proceedings Paper)
    • Evaluating Accessibility and Optimizing Locations of Transit Service Facilities Using GIS – Shashi Nambisan, Srinivas Pulugurtha, Nanda Srinivasan, Transportation Research Center at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Contact)
    • GIS Regional Transit Database Architecture – Emilio Escudero, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Oakland, CA, John Sutton, GIS/Trans, Ltd.
    • Measuring Transit Availability with GIS – Jon Ausman, Florida Department of Transportation
    • Small Rural Operations Integrating ITS – Steven Jones, Flagler County Council on Aging
    • The Evolution of Rural Transit using GIS – Mary Constiner, Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
    • Development of GIS Model to Improve Access to Jobs – Anna Nalevanko, Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) North Carolina State University 
    • GIS as a Flexroute Planning Tool – Will Davis, Santee Wateree, RTA, Sumter, SC.
    • Using GIS and the Internet to Provide Interactive Transit Customer Notification – Brian Smith, University of Virginia (Contact)
    • D-DOT Automated Travel Information Management System (ATIMS) – Glenn Robinson, Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT)
    • A Web-Based Bus Information System – Jong Sung Lee, Jeny Baumgatner, Tschangho John Kim, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Proceedings Paper)
    • Considerations in the Design of a GIS-based Tool for Visualizing Land Use-Transportation Interactions  – Fang Zhao, Florida International University, Scott Burton, Marie York, John O’Brien, Florida Atlantic University/ Florida International University Joint Center for Urban Studies, Jo Penrose, Florida Department of Transportation (Proceedings Paper)
    • Measuring Transportation Accessibility – Richard Stasiak, Xuehao Chu, Steven Polzin, CUTR (Contact)
    • Building an ITS Using GIS – Alan Bridwell, Johnson City Metropolitan Planning Organization, Glenn Berry, Geo Decisions, Inc.
    • An Assessment of Desktop GIS Tools for Transit: Successes and Lessons Learned in San Diego – Linda Culp, Jeff Martin, San Diego Association of Governments
    • Transit Station Area Land Use/Site Assessment with Multiple Criteria: An Integrated GIS-Expert Systems Prototype – Reza Banai, University of Memphis
    • Using GIS for Rail Transit Station Area Planning and Development in Florida – Ronald Sheck, Transit Solutions 
    • GIS Applications in Rail Station Area Planning – Louis Millan, New Jersey Transit Planning
    • Using GIS to Plan for Transit Oriented Development in Maryland – Stuart Sirota, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas (Proceedings Paper)
    • Using GIS to Evaluate Multimodal Travel Patterns at Dallas Area Rapid Transit – Susan Bregman, Kristin Santangelo, Multisystems, Inc., Gary Hufstedler, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
    • Planning and Analyzing Transit Networks: An Integrated Approach Regarding Requirements of Passengers and Operators – Markus Friedrich, PTV System
    • Using GIS for Transit Service Planning – James Wensley, James Marks, Multisystems, Inc
    • Using GIS to Enhance Transit Service Planning – Brad Thompson, Pace Suburban Bus
    • A Transit Access Analysis of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Recipients in the City of Portland, Oregon – Thomas Sanchez, Portland State University (Proceedings Paper)
    • GIS Application in Evaluating Access to Day Care and Employment – Martin Catala, Jennifer Hardin, CUTR (Contact)
    • Spatial Analysis as Related to Welfare-to-Work Planning – Steve Smith, Trapeze Software, Inc. (Proceedings Paper)
    • Applying GIS to Welfare-to-Work: A Summary of Best Practices – David Koses, Kristin Santangelo, Russel Thatcher, Multisystems, Inc.
    • Census and Journey to Work Data – Celia Boertlein, US Census Bureau
    • Nationwide Personal Travel Survey/American Travel Survey – Susan Liss, Federal Highway Administration 
    • Data – John Moeller, NSDI
    • Transit Networks – Larry Harman, L. J. Harman Consulting
    • Data Quality, Data Sharing – Bruce Spear, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
    • GIS Tools – Lyna Wiggins, Rutgers University
    • State of the Practice – Larry Harman, L. J. Harman Consulting 
    • Organizational Issues – John Attanucci, Multisystems, Inc.
    • FTA Reflections – Walter Kulyk

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