The work and research surrounding CTPP data is of great interest for the GIS community.
I hope that some of you might be inspired to participate in our conference and show off
your efforts. The call for presentations has been left open until the 28th of February.
Below is the full conference description.
Thank you for your time and consideration to this important issue. If you have any
questions please feel free to contact me directly.
Co-Chair NCTR GIS in Public Transportation Conference
The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) and URISA cordially invite you to attend
the 2011 GIS in Public Transportation Conference, which will be held September 12-14,
2011, in St. Petersburg, FL. We are currently seeking presentation proposals for
conference sessions. The proposal deadline has been extended to February 28, 2011. For
additional information and to submit your proposal, please visit the URISA website,
Below you will find information regarding the topic areas and types of presentations.
Presentation Topic Areas:
* Asset Management - Stops, stations, communications, routes/track, work orders, etc;
Bus Stop Inventory Collection and Management
* Transit Operations - Scheduling; AVL; paratransit voice annunciation; ridership
stats; routing; performance analysis; data validation, etc.
* Security and Safety - Crime analysis, accident/safety analysis, emergency planning,
disaster recovery, etc.
* Planning - Service planning; TDM planning, Census data transit planning;
transit-oriented development; demand studies (long-range forecasting, transit oriented
* Public Information - data presentation/cartography; trip planners; other public
* Software - Google/Microsoft and transit; open source and web-enabled GIS; mashups,
* Data Collection - Automatic Passenger Counters (APC); GPS, mobile GIS
* Data Modeling - transit modeling applications
* Data Standards - transit data standards
* Data Sources - American Community Survey, LED (Longitudinal Employment Dynamics)
Data, Census Data, National Household Data Survey
Management & Policy:
* Enterprise Architecture - implementation issues
* GIS and IT management topics
* FTA/Census/FGDC programs/priorities - Intelligent Transportation Systems, Title 6,
* GISP Program
* New Starts Program
* Single Presentation: Each presenter receives 20-30 minutes to present and 10
minutes to answer questions.
* Complete Session: Three presentations, submitted together, with a common theme.
Each session is 90 minutes in length.
* Panel: 90-minute presentation that encourages interaction and discussion between
the panelists and the attendees. Panel presentations should include at least three
panelists all speaking on different aspects of a particular topic.
Manager GIS and Informatics Group
Center for Urban Transportation Research
4202 East Fowler Ave (CUT100)
Tampa, FL 33620
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