ABJ60-2014 Agenda

We are happy to announce the ABJ60 Annual Meeting 2014 .You are welcome to join  at the ABJ60 business meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 7:30 PM-9:30 PM. at Hilon Columbia Hall.  For business meeting agenda please read below. To download the agenda please click  the following link ABJ60 2014 TRB agenda.

Geographic Information Science and Applications Committee (ABJ60)

James Hall and Cesar Quiroga, Co-Chairs

Transportation Research Board, 93rd Annual Meeting

 Business Meeting (Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 7:30 PM–9:30 PM, Hilton, Columbia Hall)


7:30–7:40:  Welcome and Introductions – Cesar Quiroga


7:40–7:45:  Roster Update and Approval of 2013 Annual Meeting Minutes – Cesar Quiroga


  • Minutes      available at https://abj60.net
  • Hard      copies will NOT be distributed at the business meeting


7:45–8:00:  2014 Annual Meeting Activities – Cesar Quiroga

Note:  To access the events in which ABJ60 is involved at the 2014 TRB Annual Meeting, go to http://pressamp.trb.org/aminteractiveprogram/Default.aspx.  Type “ABJ60” under TRB Committee Code/Title and press Search.





Function Title



Workshop 133

ABJ30, ABJ60, ABJ70, ABJ95,   AHB15 Big   Data and Open Data for Transportation Services and Public Engagement Hilton, Columbia Hall 6 January   12, 2014 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Workshop 140

ABJ60, ABJ95 National Geospatial Resources for Transportation   Decisions Hilton, Jefferson East January   12, 2014 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Workshop 148

ABJ50, ABJ60 Sensing Technologies for Transportation Applications Hilton, Columbia Hall 11 January   12, 2014 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Session 353

ABJ60 Advances in Geospatial Technology Applications in   Transportation Hilton, Georgetown East January   13, 2014 1:30PM – 3:15PM

Session 413

ABJ30, ABJ60, AP000 Future Directions for Transit Geographic Information   Systems Hilton, Columbia Hall 6 January   13, 2014 3:45PM – 5:30PM

Session 667

ABJ60, ADC10, ADC30, ADC50 Programmatic Approaches to Environmental and Historic   Preservation Review Hilton, Jefferson East January   14, 2014 3:45PM – 5:30PM

Session 732

ABJ60, ABJ95, AFB70, AFH10,   AFH30 Innovative Tools, Technologies, and Best Practices   Involving Virtual Design and Construction: Three-Dimensional Model-Based Planning-Design-Construction   for Transportation Projects Marriott,

Virginia B

January   15, 2014 8:00AM – 9:45AM

Session 758

ABJ00, ABJ20, ABJ25T, ABJ60 Public Road Data Requirements, Part 1 Hilton, Jefferson West January   15, 2014 8:00AM – 9:45AM

Session 807

ABJ00, ABJ20, ABJ25T, ABJ60 Public Road Data Requirements, Part 2 Hilton, Jefferson West January   15, 2014 10:15AM – 12:00AM

Session 812

ABJ60, ABJ95, AFB70, AFH10,   AFH30 Applying   Virtual Design and Construction Three-Dimensional Modeling and Technologies   to Transportation Planning-Design-Construction Projects: Project Case Studies   and Lessons Learned Marriott, Thurgood Marshall West January 15, 2014 2:30PM –   4:00PM


  • Paper      reviews – Cesar Quiroga, Jessica Guo

8:00–8:30:  2013 Initiatives and Reports


  • Midyear Meetings Report – Cesar Quiroga, James Hall


  • Report      on FHWA/AASHTO GIS-T Peer Exchange on Integrating Spatial and Business      Data for Improved Decisions – James      Hall

Note: E-Circular E-C176 of the proceedings available at:http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/169593.aspx

  • Aviation Geographic Information Systems and Data Joint Subcommittee (AV070, ABJ60) – Randall Murphy, Mark Ricketson


  • Outreach to Transit Community – Martin Catala


  • Outreach to Environmental Community – Joe Burns


  • Outreach to Asset Management Community – James Hall


  • Outreach to Safety Community – James Hall


  • Computational Transportation and Society (ABJ30, ABJ60) – Harvey Miller


  • ABJ60 Communication Coordinator Report –      Martin Catala


  • TRB Staff and Data Section Reports – Tom Palmerlee, Joe Schofer

8:30–9:15:  Presentations


  • Conference Report, Future Directions for Transit GIS  – Martin Catala


  • National DOT GIS Activities – Dave Winter, Tom Roff


  • GIS Initiatives at BTS – Steve Lewis


  • SHRP2 C40A Project, Geospatial Resources for Ecology and Transportation – Stephen Andrle (TRB, SHRP 2)


  • Iowa DOT’s approach to CAD/Integration – Shawn Blaesing-Thompson

9:15–9:30:  2014 Initiatives, Open Discussion


  • 2014 GIS-T Symposium, Burlington, Vermont, May 5-8, 2014 – Mark Sarmiento
    • Midyear ABJ60 committee meeting – James Hall


  • National Conference on Transportation Asset Management, Miami, Florida, April 28-30, 2014 – Tom Palmerlee


  • NATMEC: Improving Traffic Data Collection, Analysis, and Use, Chicago, Illinois, June 29 – July 2, 2014 – Tom Palmerlee


  • Critical   2015 Annual Meeting deadlines
    • Calls for papers (early May)
    • Workshops  (June 1)
    • Proposed  conference sessions (Summer)
    • Paper  submission (August 1)