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GIS (Geographic Information Systems) in Transit Available Online

Experience the convenience and flexibility of this asynchronous online 11-week program. Learn how to apply GIS knowledge in transit planning and operations to increase efficiency and effectiveness within your organization.



SECTION I: Introduction to GIS (William Huxhold)
-- Understanding the Utility of GIS in Transit

SECTION II: Fundamentals of Transportation Planning (Edward Beimborn)
-- Decision Oriented Planning
-- Characteristics of Riders/Market Demand Analysis
-- Transit Performance Evaluation
-- Route Location Models

SECTION III: Concepts for GIS in Transportation Planning (Zhong-Ren Peng)
-- How GIS Enhances the Transportation Planning Process
-- How to Integrate GIS into the Planning Process
-- What Types of Data can be Analyzed Using GIS in a Transportation Planning Context (Tiger files, census data)
-- Bringing the Results to the Internet

SECTION IV: Database Models (Eric Fowler)
-- Database Structure for Transit GIS
-- Linear Referencing

SECTION V: Applications of GIS in Transportation Planning
-- Best Practices in Applying GIS
-- Advances in Technology
-- Other Technological Applications (AVL, GPS, Route Scheduling)

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Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $595
CEUs: 3.0
Email us with your interest, contact:
Ken Woodall, Outreach Specialist,, 414-227-3332


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RTAP Scholarships
Wisconsin Residents Only
Your RTAP (Rural Transportation Assistance Program) administrator may provide scholarships for our courses!

For more scholarship information, contact Steve Hirshfeld at or 608-267-0209. Your agency may qualify for RTAP scholarships!

Plan ahead and pay less!
Take advantage of this savings. You can deduct $100 from the original price when we receive your payment 20 business days prior to the date of any of our professional transit training workshops.
Call us today at 414-227-3332!