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This group supports the Transportation Research Board's Committee on Spatial Data and Information Science (ABJ60)

BTS Opens New Fellows program in Geospatial and Library Science

[image: Transportation.Gov web banner] Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. [image: Bookmark and Share] Thursday, December 1, 2016 BTS Opens New Fellows program in Geospatial and Library Science The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS),

Posted: December 1, 2016, 8:27 pm

Updating your profile on MyTRB.org

Dear committee members and friends, As you may know, MyTRB is used as a contact list for the distribution of committee materials. Therefore, it is critical that your profile is updated with correct contact information. Otherwise, you will miss important committee-related messages. This is

Posted: July 25, 2016, 4:11 pm

WSDOT GIS based Bridge Vertical Clearance Trip Planner.

Here is some information on our new bridge vertical clearance application. The press release, with some nice quotes from our Governor and Secretary, was picked up by several local news outlets (TV and newspapers). The application is intentionally simple (limited), based on user feedback. Here

Posted: January 22, 2015, 5:47 pm

Interesting Mapping of US Commuting Habits

Hello all, I thought some of you would be interested in this post I came across, it combines mapping and demographics. What could be more exciting. http://flowingdata.com/2015/01/20/how-americans-get-to-work/ Happy Thursday everyone. Martin Catala Director Advanced Geo-Spatial &

Posted: January 22, 2015, 2:25 pm

ABJ60 Geospatial Information Science and Technology 2015 Meeting Agenda & TSP

Dear Members and Friends of the TRB ABJ60 Committee: Please join us at the ABJ60 business meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 7:30 PM–9:30 PM, Marriott Marquis, Capitol (M4). We have a meeting agenda packed with items and presentations (see attached). The agenda

Posted: January 6, 2015, 12:32 pm

Faculty position in geospatial data science, The Ohio State University

The Department of Geography at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels, commencing autumn semester 2015. We seek a scholar with interests in geospatial data science in public health/epidemiology, transportation,

Posted: October 24, 2014, 8:08 pm

Big Data and Urban Informatics Workshop Information - Chicago

Hello TRB ABJ60 Committee Members and Friends: The following is information on the upcoming Big Data and Urban Information Workshop which will held on August 11-12 at the University of Illinois Chicago. ABJ60 Committee friends Piyushimita Thakuriah (Vonu) and Harvey Miller have been

Posted: July 22, 2014, 2:35 pm

CTPP Webinar and Discussion

Hello All, Greetings. We are glad to share with you that The Census Data for Transportation Planning Subcommittee of the Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems Committee (a subcommittee of the Transportation Research Board) will be hosting a webinar and discussion on the newest CTPP

Posted: July 2, 2014, 5:50 pm

Trimet Data Hackathon:Opportunity for Developers

Hello All, TriMet is excited to announce its first data hackathon, Wednesday, June 25,2014 The hackathon, which will be the second event in TriMet’s Open Data Developer Series, is an opportunity for developers to work together to enhance transit applications building on innovative data and

Posted: June 6, 2014, 6:05 pm

U.S.Census Bureau Released Commuting Edition of the Interactive Map Census Explorer

Hello All! Greetings. Its an interesting information to share with you that U.S Census Bureau has introduced Census Explorer a new online tool that displays demographic information on maps of states, counties, and neighborhoods. The Bureau has also released the new commuting edition of the

Posted: May 16, 2014, 5:24 pm

Live FTA webcast: "Public Transportation Priorities in the GROW AMERICA Act" May 22, 2014

Hello All, Greetings. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will be hosting a live webcast on the topic " Public Transportation Priorities in the Grow America Act". U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will provide kick-off remarks for a public webcast highlighting the major public

Posted: May 13, 2014, 6:29 pm

TRB ABJ60 Midyear Meeting Agenda at GIS-T in Burlington, Vermont

Hello ABJ60 Committee Members and Friends: The 2014 midyear meeting of the TRB ABJ60 Geospatial Information Science and Applications Committee will be held in conjunction with GIS-T in Burlington, Vermont. The meeting will be on Monday, May 5, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Shelburne

Posted: April 30, 2014, 5:58 pm

Data Driven Bus Service: Trial Runs Will Begin Soon

Hi Everyone! This is an interesting article about Data Driven Bus Service which is set to rollout soon! Matthew George, 23-year-old Middlebury College graduate has found a mass transit system that could figure out on a daily basis where people are and where they want to go, and then get them

Posted: April 29, 2014, 5:11 am

Upcoming T3 Series webinar: Innovative Approaches to Real-time System Management-May 21, 2014

Hello Everyone, This is an announcement for the upcoming T3 series webinar on the topic "Innovative Approaches to Real-time System Management".This webinar will be on; Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET The purpose of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transporta

Posted: April 25, 2014, 6:39 pm


CALL FOR PAPERS ON BIG DATA AND URBAN INFORMATICS WORKSHOP ON BIG DATA AND URBAN INFORMATICS WITH SUPPORT FROM NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, 11-12 AUGUST 2014, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA Big Data has opened up several opportunities to obtain new insights on cities. We invite papers at the intersectio

Posted: February 11, 2014, 2:21 pm