Category: News

Jul 02

Webinar: CTPP Data Release – Thursday, July 17, 1-3pm EDT

The Census Data for Transportation Planning Subcommittee of the Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems Committee (a subcommittee of the Transportation Research Board) invites you to a webinar and discussion on the newest CTPP data release. Webinar will have three speakers present their work with the CTPP data followed by an open discussion on user’s …

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Jun 06

Calling all developers: Participate in the TriMet data hackathon June 25,2014

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 ideas. Anyone with an interest in transit applications is encouraged to participate in …

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May 13

FTA Webcast: Public Transportation Priorities in the GROW AMERICA Act, May 22, 2014

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 transportation priorities and new programs in the Administration’s four-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal, known as the GROW AMERICA …

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Apr 29

Data Driven Bus Service Will Begin 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 there — nonstop — on luxury buses for just a few dollars more than a T ride costs. The first-of-its-kind bus service scheduled to …

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Apr 14

AASHITO: GIS -T Symposium “Seasons for Change” – May 5-8, 2014

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials sponsors the annual GIS for Transportation Symposium. It is a chance for persons in government and private industry who are interested in the use of GIS for transportation purposes to get together and share experiences, see state-of-art software, and learn more about this field. “Seasons for …

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Apr 11

Webinar Recording Available:Educating Students for ITS Careers: Are Universities Meeting the Challenge?

T3 Webinars are brought to you by the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Professional Capacity Building Program (PCB) of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) ITS Joint Program Office (JPO), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA ). As a part of the T3 series a webinar was presented in the topic Educating Students for ITS …

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Jan 16

Conference: Mobile Tartu 2014 -Mobile Data, Geography & LBS, July 1-3, 2014 in Tartu, Estonia

 A conference on the topic Mobile Tartu 2014  will be held in Tartu , Estonia on July 1-3, 2014. The aim of the conference is to discuss theoretical, methodological and empirical aspects of research using mobile data –derived from mobile phone or crowd-sourced social media — and explore practical applications of this data in geography …

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Jan 16

Webinar Recording Available – UDOT Network Wide Data Management

Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) presented a webinar in the topic UDOT Network Wide Data Management on January 7, 2014. The webinar addressed  how UDOT have incorporated their statewide data set into their existing management systems and software. For those who are interested , the recorded version is available. To access the powerpoint presentation by Stan Burns please …

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Apr 01

Mobile Mapping Technology to facilitate dialogue between Transportation Agencies and the Public

University of Oregan (UO) has carried out a project on the  topic “Development of Mobile Mapping Technology to Facilitate  Dialogue between Transportation Agencies and the Public”  sponsored by Oregan Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC).  The project aims  to develop enhancements in mobile application functionality as well as develop a model that facilitates a direct, …

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May 27

Welcome to the New TRB ABJ60 Website

The scope of this committee includes all aspects of the spatial, locational and temporal data used in transportation. The committee is interested in both research into and applications of this information and its associated information systems, commonly referred to as Geographic Information Systems in Transportation (GIS-T). The committee will provide a focal point for and …

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