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GOTUG Quarterly Webinar GIS-T Symposium Topics – Crashes and Incidents

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On Wednesday, September 16, at 1:00 pm Eastern the AASHTO Geospatial Online Transportation User Group (GOTUG) is sponsoring a webinar on Crash and Incident Topics from the GIS-T Symposium

Registration is free, but required:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


This Webinar will feature three presentations original slated for the 2020 GIS-T Symposium

A Streamlined Full Digital Emergency Operations Center Mapping Application – GDOT WebEOC Map –

Presented by Hong Liang, Georgia DOT

This presentation will show the web based EOC Mapping application that employs a streamlined full digital process for logging and reporting real‐time road incidence data, and is used to perform collective regional road condition mapping that allows local authorities to signify, hence coordinate actions, per road condition changes in large areas.

Crash Mapping and Analysis Data and System Architecture – 

Presented by Glenn Vorhees University of Wisconsin

This presentation describes a new Crash Mapping and Analysis (CMAA) application within WisTransPortal for performing map‐based visualization and analysis. The primary features of the CMAA system are daily automated mapping of crash locations from police reported locations and an open, service‐based framework for data sharing based on ESRI geo‐processing services through integration with the WisTransPortal crash data model.

Modernization of MDTransportation Authority’ Freeway Incident Traffic Management (FITM) Plan – 

Presented by Marshall L. Stevenson III, Maryland State Highway Administration, and Jesse Day, Transcend Spatial Solutions/Rizing

This presentation will focus on the technical process and benefits of transforming existing cartographic data into Esri’ Roads and Highways (R&H) and migrating the incident narrative data into a relational database for publication with Transcend’s Report Engine; FITM managers/stakeholders will be automatically notified of: Route realignments affecting detour routes or incident zones. Any changes to supplementary data maintained by MDSHA units, for example, digital message signs (DMS), truck restrictions or signalized intersections. Capital improvement projects affecting detour routes or incident zones


GOTUG Quarterly Webinar GIS-T Symposium Topics – Data

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Register today for a Wednesday, June 3, at 1:00 pm eastern webinar on Data Topics from the GIS-T Symposium. Registration is free, but required:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This Webinar will feature two presentations original slated for the 2020 GIS-T Symposium

Creating CIMS: The Benefits and Challenges of Bringing Different Datasets into One Place

The Corridor Investment Management Strategy (CIMS) story map is an interactive web map that brings different datasets into a single place. The map’s purpose is to provide stakeholders with a more comprehensive picture of the transportation system’s condition, and its needs and opportunities in the metro area to better inform the planning process.The development of CIMS provided insight into the challenges of bringing a wide range of external and internal datasets together; and balancing the need for providing enough information with the need for flexibility and usability. Although the tool is still in development, the promise of its benefits includes a more usable format for sharing information about the transportation system including infrastructure condition and needs, mobility needs, and multi‐modal facilities. Presented by John Zehnder, MNDOT and Norine Wilczek

Filling the Data Gaps to Improve DOT Project Delivery

In order to speed project delivery at NCDOT, the department is leveraging GIS data throughout the project delivery pipeline to inform and streamline decision making. Project ATLAS, went live in 2019 to support this streamlining, and the applications will further be enhanced to support business process improvements planned in 2020. In some cases, data that has never been available before has been created or made more widely available to inform this effort. This includes threatened and endangered species data, improved water resource data, and the holy grail; utilities data. NC has gained agreement with one of the largest power providers in the state, Duke Energy, to share data about their Right of Way and easements. This data will inform DOT project managers about utility conflicts earlier in the project lifecycle so that impacts can be mitigated and project schedules remain on time. Presented by Eric Wilson, NCDOT

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