Better Links: Improving Services for Riders On-and-Off Transit



Thursday, September 7, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT

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Learn about how to improve the rider experience via bus stop evaluation without sacrificing operational performance and how to use readily available data to link transit and trails, and lessons learned for using crowd sourced and third party data. 

  • Improving Rider Experience and System Performance through Bus Stop Evaluation in York, Pennsylvania
    Mike Pritchard, Senior Transportation Planner, York County Planning Commission, York, PA
  • Using GIS and Widely Available Data to Link Public Trails with Public Transportation
    Sara Hendricks, AICP, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research, Tampa, FL
  • Practical Advice for Working with 3rd Party Data Providers
    Nikola Ivanov, PMP, Deputy Director, CATT Laboratory, College Park, MD


Mike Pritchard

Mike Pritchard is a Senior Transportation Planner with the York County Planning Commission in York, Pennsylvania. As the staff for the York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, YCPC’s work includes all transportation topics including TIP investments, corridor studies, long range transportation planning, and transit & non-motorized planning. In six years of ... Read More

Nikola Ivanov

Nikola Ivanov manages operations and technical development, and oversees every aspect of software implementation from conception to deployment at the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab). Nikola has extensive experience with big data and information visualization, focusing on translation of data into actionable information. Over the last decade ... Read More

Sara Hendricks, AICP

Ms. Hendricks conducts research at the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research in the areas of transportation demand management; bicycle, pedestrian and transit infrastructure; and growth management policy. She holds a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Read More

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