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2017 GIS in Transit Conference

Sep 06, 2017 8:30am -
Sep 08, 2017 5:00pm

Event Description

The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, taking place September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC!

Managing data to drive decision making has never been more important.  As large data systems are capturing significant performance, operational and planning data in the transit industry.  These data can improve decision making, service evaluation, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and overall system performance. At the core of many of these data are spatial elements, that describe the location of relevant transit data.  Transit boardings, customer location, activity centers, assets and transit service.  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides a unique platform for organizing, evaluating and communicating data; transforming data into information.  This conference will bring experts from around the country on how GIS is being used everyday to improve transit systems.  The conference will provide a breadth of GIS experiences to showcase how agencies of all sizes and budgets are managing its GIS data and improving transit service and ultimately customer service.    

Those who should attend are transit planners, managers, researchers and GIS industry experts who are interested in sharing ways to use geographic and spatial analysis in transit planning, operations, and marketing to increase efficiency and effectiveness. 

Team Discounts: Save money by registering multiple staff members at a substantial discount. If registering 2-5 individuals from the same organization at the same location, each additional registration after the first will be $300; if registering 6 or more individuals from the same organization, each additional registration after the first will be $275. All team registrations must be for the full conference and must be submitted together along with payment to receive the discount on or before August 31.

Cancellation & Refund Policy—All cancellations must be received in writing  at URISA Headquarters on or before August 7, 2017  in order to receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee.  No refunds after August 7. Remember to contact your hotel directly if you need to cancel your accommodations.


Event Type:Specialty Meeting
Category:Specialty Meeting
Early registration ends on Jul 05, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Jul 06, 2017 and ends on Aug 31, 2017.
Late registration starts on Sep 01, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)