Embassy Suites – USF Campus
3705 Spectrum Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33612
This seminar is geared for transit professionals, which include planners, engineers, operators, and individuals employed by MPOs, DOTs, and transportation agencies that will be involved in the planning, implementation, and ongoing management of transit data.
Participants will discuss and discover best practices in data management for transit ridership and for open source data for internal agency consumption and external partner usage. They will network with other professionals and learn ITS data management best practices from peer agencies and from academic research. They will hear case studies that illustrate successes as well as lessons learned relating to data management. Participants also will have the opportunity to experience the history and future of transit by riding authentic streetcars on the TECO Streetcar System and the first-in-the-nation HyperLINK that provides a doorstep connection to the city’s transit system.
After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:
* Identify data management techniques and software suitable for public transportation
* Investigate the use of various data management practices from across the country
* Discuss best practices for successful data management procurements
* Review timely industry topics, such as ridership forecasting and open source/open data.