Use Your Data: Applying Big Data, GIS/ITS/CAD, Fleet Bottlenecks



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

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Learn to leverage big data to improve transit (performance, reliability, efficiency), hear about opportunities for GIS in the ITS and CAD world, and relieve transit bottlenecks using historical fleet data.

  • Leveraging Big Data to Improve Operational Performance, Reliability, and Efficiency
    Marshall Ballard, GISP, Senior Transportation Planner - GIS Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), San Jose, CA
  • GIS Opportunities in the ITS and CAD Industry
    Jason Podany, Business Systems Analyst II, Metro Transit, Minneapolis, MN
  • Identifying Transit Bottlenecks using Archived Bus Fleet Data
    Anna Petrone, Database Developer and Analyst, University of Maryland Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory, College Park, MD


Marshall Ballard, GISP

A Senior Transportation Planner and the GIS Coordinator at the Valley Transportation Authority, he is at the intersection of transportation technology and transportation planning. Recently he helped enact an Open Data Policy, and he is currently focused on delivering a real time transit information inter-modal trip planning app. Occasionally, he ... Read More

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