GIS in Transit Conference
The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board were pleased to present the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, which took place September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC!
Continuing Education for GIS and Planning Professionals - attending this conference earns Education Points toward GISP certification and re-certification and the conference was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits!
More than 50 presenters from academia, the private sector and experts representing public transit agencies from all over the country shared their knowledge during the conference. Thank you to our 2017 Conference Sponsors:
The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) is located at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida. NCTR strives to make public transportation and alternative forms of transportation, including managed lanes, safe, effective, efficient, desirable and secure. The goals of NCTR are: to minimize traffic congestion, maximize mobility options, promote safety and security, improve the environment, and enhance community sustainability. This will be accomplished by conducting applied and advanced research, energetically disseminating the results, and expanding the workforce of transportation professionals through education and training to address the challenges and opportunities of the future. The National Transit GIS Conference is one of the many efforts by NCTR to forward its goals. For more about NCTR please visit www.nctr.usf.edu
The mission of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research. In an objective and interdisciplinary setting, TRB facilitates the sharing of information on transportation practive and policy by researchers and practitioners: stimulates research and offers research management services that promote technical excellence; provide expert advice on transportation policy and programs; and disseminates research broadly and encouraged their implementation. TRB is one of siz major divisions of the National Research Council - a private, nonprofit institution that is the principal operating agency of the National Academies in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. The program is supported by state transportation departments, federal agencies including the component administrations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and other organizations and individuals intersted in the development of transportation. Visit www.trb.org for more information.
About the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association - URISA is a multi-disciplinary geospatial organization that provides professional education and training, a vibrant and connected community, advocacy for geospatial challenges and issues, and essential resources. URISA fosters excellence in GIS and engages geospatial professionals throughout their careers..
Revisit the 2015 event:
9th National GIS in Transit Conference
September 1-3, 2015
- Schedule Review the program details
- Conference Proceedings for download
- The conference was approved for 41 AICP CM credits, including 1.5 hours of legal credit!
GIS in Transit Conference - October 16-17, 2013 -Washington, DC