GIS Webcast: Applications of Geospatial Technologies to Transportation
Presenters: Mark Sarmiento of FHWA and Andrew Reovan of The Volpe Center
TIMS ODOT's webmapping portal
A summary of a recent GIS in Transportation webcast is now available here. The 29th webcast in a quarterly series of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) webcasts was presented by Mark Sarmiento of FHWA and Andrew Reovan of the US DOT Volpe Center. The webcast focused on how State DOTs are developing programs around Transportation Performance Management (TPM), particularly as they prepare for requirements introduced by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) legislation. The presentation summarized the findings from interviews with four State DOTs and a series of case studies focusing on their experiences.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
GIS Webcast: Visualizing TIPs and STIPs Using GIS
Presenters: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and Pennsylvania DOT
GIS in Transportation Webinar
A summary of the most recent GIS in Transportation webcast is now available here
John Parker, Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT)
Christopher Pollard, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)
Glenn McNichol, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)
Brett Fusco, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)
PennDOT presented on a custom GIS project application for its Act 89 Transportation projects, construction projects, and TIP and STIP projects and highlighted some of the application's key features, including how it was developed and evolved into the main web application for the public.
DVRPC presented on the role that GIS plays in how they visualize, analyze, evaluate, and manage their Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
GIS Webcast: King County GIS Center and Idaho Transportation Department - Making a Business Case for GIS Technologies
Idaho Historic Map using IPLAN
A summary of the most recent GIS in Transportation webcast is now available here. Greg Babinski of the King County GIS Center in King County, WA, discusses the return on investment (ROI) of the use of GIS for day-to-day operations. In addition, Nicole Hanson from the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) explains how ITD understands the value of using GIS to spatially display data with the agency’s IPLAN program.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
GIS Webcast: Oklahoma Department of Transportation (DOT) - Managing Roadway and Bridge Events for Oversized and Overweight Vehicle Routing
A summary of the most recent GIS in Transportation webcast is now available here. Jay Adams of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) discuss Oklahoma DOT's Restriction Management application, which allows the agency to intelligently route and permit trucks online while taking roadway and bridge events into account.
Restriction Management App
Friday, January 9, 2015
GIS January Newsletter
The January GIS in Transportation Newsletter is now available here. This newsletter features an article by Sandra Tosca, P.E., of the Pennsylvania DOT, who describes the agency's GIS-based Snow Route Planning Application. In addition, Drew Davis of Larimer County, CO, and Will Allender of New Century Software, discuss the process and implications of developing a public-facing website in under 5 hours when flooding hit the region in 2013.
Snow Route Planning App
Friday, January 2, 2015
Reports on Geospatial Data-Sharing
Three reports explore how State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and other transportation agencies are developing and using geospatial tools to support increased collaboration and improved information-sharing. These objectives are associated with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Geospatial Data Collaboration (GDC) initiative, which encourages State DOTs and others to use geospatial tools to streamline and improve transportation decision-making. The reports are now available online.
FHWA Geospatial Data Collaboration (GDC)
GDC is a new initiative for geospatial data-sharing sponsored by FHWA. The initiative encourages transportation agencies to use geospatial tools to share data, increase collaboration, and improve the quality and speed of transportation decision-making.