Putting Transit on the Map: National Transit Map Backend, Multi-Modal Performance Measurement, GTFS Implementation in Small/Rural Areas



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

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Learn about the backend development of the National Transit Map using standards and open data, efforts to create effective multi-modal performance measures, and how small urban and rural areas can implement and then plan using GTFS.

  • Creating the National Transit Map How we are Leveraging Standards and Open Data for a New National Geospatial Asset
    Derald Dudley, Geographer, US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Washington, DC
  • An AADT for Transit? Modeling Ridership and Generating Multimodal Performance Measures from the U.S. DOT National Transit Map (GTFS) and Other Nationally-Available Data
    Logan Nash, Community Planner, US Department of Transportation Volpe Center, Cambridge, MA
  • Small Urban and Rural GTFS: From Zero to a Service Planning 
    Shuman Tan, Associate Transportation Researcher, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX 


Logan Nash

Logan Nash is a transportation and land-use planner who focuses on creative uses of data and technology in planning and operations, especially on public lands. His work at Volpe has included helping share open data on National Park Service transit schedules, understanding potential mission-related uses of unmanned aerial vehicles for ... Read More

Shuman Tan

Shuman Tan is an associate transportation researcher with the Transit Mobility Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. She earned her Master’s of Urban Planning from Texas A&M University in 2013. Shuman’s research interests are in the areas of transit system performance analysis, GTFS preparation and ... Read More

Derald Dudley

Derald Dudley Geographer, US Department of Transportation/Bureau of Transportation Statistics TBD Read More

Contact Info

Wendy Nelson, wnelson@urisa.org