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Webinars

The GIS in Transportation team conducts quarterly webinars to promote the use of GIS to improved decision-making in transportation planning by cultivating a community of GIS practitioners who can share their knowledge, experiences, and advice.

FHWA encourages planners at State Departments of Transportation (DOTs), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), FHWA Division Offices, and state and federal resource and regulatory agencies to take advantage of these resources.

40 April 3, 2019

Data Governance: A Federal Perspective

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
39 October 2, 2018

Drone Use in Bridge Inspection

Jennifer Wells, State Bridge Inspection Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Barritt Lovelace, Regional Manager, Collins Engineering, Inc.
Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
38 July 31, 2018

Drone Use at Alabama Department of Transportation

John D’Arville, GIS/LRS Data Management Administrator, Alabama Department of Transportation
Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
37 May 31, 2018

Slimgim Maturity Model & Slimgim-T Development

Eric Abrams, Spatial & GIS Team Leader, Iowa DOT
Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
36 April 24, 2018

MBTA LandTracker Application

Rachel Goldsmith, Independent Consultant
Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
35 February 6, 2018

Ohio DOT Data Integration through Data Governance

Ian Kidner, Ohio DOT, GIS Manager
Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP)
Summary
34 October 5, 2017

WSDOT Bridge Geospatial Location and Vertical Clearance Data Project

Alan Smith, Washington State DOT, GIS & Roadway Data Branch Manager
Eric Jackson Washington State DOT, Systems Development Manager
Rich Harper Washington State DOT, Senior GIS Application Developer
Summary
33 May 23, 2017

Mobile LiDAR - Uses at Oregon DOT

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP), Washington, D.C.
Chris Glantz, Geometronics Unit, Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem, OR
Summary
32 April 27, 2017

Data-Exchange Agreements to Meet Transportation Needs: How LA Metro Leverages Waze Data to Manage Traffic

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP), Washington, D.C.
Kali Fogel, Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation Systems (RIITS) Program Manager, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA
Summary
31 March 30, 2017

URISA GIS Capability Maturity Model (CMM): A Self-assessment Tool For GIS Management

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP), Washington, D.C.
Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP Representative of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) & CEO, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
Summary
30 December 15, 2016

Developing a Cross-Jurisdictional Edge-Matching Application and Meeting ARNOLD (All Road Network of Linear Referenced Data) Requirements

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP), Washington, D.C.
James K. Graham, GIS Manager, District Department of Transportation
Marshall Stevenson, Maryland State Highway Administration, Prince George’s County
Summary
29 June 2, 2016

Uses of Geospatial Applications for Transportation Performance Management

Mark Sarmiento, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning (HEPP), Washington, D.C.
Andrew Reovan, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe), Cambridge, MA
Summary
28 April 27, 2016

Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) and Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC):
Visualizing TIPs and STIPs Using GIS

John Parker, Transportation Planning Manager, PennDOT, Bridge Program, Pennsylvania, PA
Christopher Pollard, Manager of Geospatial Application Development, DVRPC, Philadelphia, PA
Glenn McNichol, Senior GIS Specialist, DVRPC, Philadelphia, PA
Brett Fusco, Project Manager, DVRPC, Philadelphia, PA
Summary
27 November 5, 2015

Idaho Department of Transportation and King County (WA) GIS Center: Making a Business Case for GIS Technologies

Greg Babinski, Finance & Marketing Manager, King County GIS Center, King County, WA
Nicole Hanson, GIS Specialist, Idaho Transportation Department (ITD)
Summary
26 June 16, 2015

South Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) - Projects, Programs, the STIP and MAPS:
Sharing Project Info with the Enterprise

Lynsee Gibson, Director of Program Controls, South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)
Pat Broussard, President, PMG Software Professionals
MaryGail Broussard, Owner and COO, PMG Software Professionals
Summary
25 March 18, 2015

Oklahoma Department of Transportation (DOT) -
Managing Roadway and Bridge Events for Oversized and Overweight Vehicle Routing

Jay Adams, Director - Special Projects Manager, Oklahoma DOT
Summary
24 February 4, 2015

Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) - WICHway: A Traffic Management Website

Tom Hein, WICHway Manager, KDOT
Mary Beth Pfrang, GIS Project Manager, KDOT
Brian R. Sovik, Vice President GIS - Transportation Solutions, Data Transfer Solutions, LLC
Summary
23 September 9, 2014

Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) - Making Right-of-Way Accessible

Nina Safavi, GIS & Survey Project Manager, VTrans
Ryan Cloutier, Plans & Titles Chief, VTrans
Summary
22 June 11, 2014

Maryland State Highway Administration's (MDSHA) Enterprise Geographic Information System (eGIS)

Laurie Goudy, eGIS Program Manager/Assistant Division Chief, MDSHA
Mike Sheffer, GIS Coordinator/Assistant Division Chief, MDSHA
Erin Lesh, GIS Project Manager, MDSHA
Summary
21 January 15, 2014

Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) Snow Plow Tracking from Start to Finish

Eric Abrams, Geospatial Infrastructure and Coordination Manager, Iowa DOT
John Hart, Senior Transportation Engineer, Iowa DOT
Summary
20 October 29, 2013

Tennessee Department of Transportation's (TDOT) E-TRIMS

Bryan Semore, GIS Technician, TDOT
Summary
19 August 22, 2013

City of High Point (NC) Transportation Department's Innovative Sign Inventory and Management

Gwen Ford, Transportation GIS Planner, City of High Point, NC
Blake Langland, President, Design Information Technology Inc.
Summary
18 May 30, 2013

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department's (AHTD) Crash Location Tool

Sharon Hawkins, Section Head Mapping and Graphics, AHTD
Summary
17 February 27, 2013

Houston-Galveston Area Council's (H-GAC) Eco-Logical Application

Bill Bass, Chief Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, H-GAC
Meredith Dang, Land Use Transportation Coordinator, H-GAC
Summary
16 November 1, 2012

San Antonio-Bexar County Metropolitan Planning Organization's (MPO) Interactive Mapping Application (iMap)

Cecilio Martinez, Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Web Analyst, San Antonio-Bexar County MPO
Clayton Elkins, GIS Analyst, San Antonio-Bexar County MPO
Summary
15 July 19, 2012

The New Mexico Department of Transportation's (NMDOT) Mobile GIS Applications for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

John DiRuggiero, Head ITS/Information Technology (IT) Program Development, ITS Bureau, NMDOT
Lee Jensen, Chief Technology Officer, RealTimeSolutions
Summary
14 May 9, 2012
June 12, 2012

The Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) Online Transportation Information System (OTIS)

Gary Aucott, GIS Cartographic and Data Development Specialist, CDOT
Allen Ibaugh, CEO, Data Transfer Solutions (DTS)
Summary
13 February 22, 2012

UPlan, an Interactive, Web-Based GIS Tool Developed by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

John Thomas, Director of Planning, UDOT
Andrea Moser, Planner/GIS Manager, Bio-West
Frank Pisani, GIS Manager, UDOT
Summary
12 November 2, 2011

Technology and Cost Considerations for New Jersey Department of Transportation's (NJDOT) Traffic Monitoring Count Reports Cloud Deployment

Chris Zajac, NJDOT
Bud Luo, Michael Baker Jr., Inc.
Summary
11 August 29, 2011

Integrated Environmental Planning (IEP): Tools for Enhancing Environmental, Transportation, and Tribal Capacity

Sharon L. Osowski, Ph.D., Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
Summary
10 May 23, 2011

Coastal Adaptation to Sea Level Rise Tool (COAST)

Sam Merrill, New England Environmental Finance Center at the Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine
Summary
9 March 10, 2011

Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) GIS

Jason Wang, Appalachian Regional Commission
Sang Yoo, Nick J. Rahall, II Appalachian Transportation Institute
Summary
8 January 19, 2011

Missouri DOT's (MoDOT) Traveler Information Map

Matt Hiebert and Stuart Harlan, MoDOT
Summary
7 August 10, 2010

Ohio DOT (ODOT) District 2's GIS-Based Asset Management Applications

Fred Judson, ODOT District 2
Summary
6 April 29, 2010

Buncombe County, North Carolina, Multi-Hazard Risk Tool

Todd Pierce, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), University of North Carolina (UNC)-Asheville
Summary
5 December 14, 2009

Washington DOT's Winter Operations Geospatial Application

Alan Smith, Washington DOT
Tom Clay, Washington DOT
Summary
4 September 25, 2009

Nevada DOT's MLRS and Event GeoLocator Application

Lawrie Black, Nevada DOT
Grahame Ross, Nevada DOT
Summary
3 June 10, 2009

Evolution of Maryland State Highway Administration's Road Centerline and One Maryland, One Map

Graham Petto, Maryland Department of Planning
Joe White, Maryland State Highway Administration
Ashley Buzzeo, Center for GIS at Towson University
Lindsay Major, Maryland Governor's Office
Summary
2 February 23, 2009

Iowa DOT's Multi Level Linear Referencing System

Eric Abrams, Iowa DOT
Steven Kadolph, Iowa DOT
Summary
1 November 13, 2008

Enterprise GIS Webinar

Jared Causseaux, Florida DOT
Summary
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