Upcoming GIS In Transportation Webinar

The Federal Highway Administration is (FHWA) has a upcoming GIS in Transportation Webinar:

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) presents on:

“Crash Location Tool: Recording and analyzing crash information”

Thursday, May 30th

2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET)

Background:

Sharon Hawkins of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will discuss AHTD’s Crash Location Tool, which provides the Department with a convenient way for law enforcement across the state to enter log mile locations and roadway information when recording crash information. The simple methodology and easy to use Google Earth format makes AHTD’s crash location database more accurate and safety analysis more precise. AHTD is also using an Incident Analyst tool to locate crash event Hot Spots/Crash Densities, Repeat Incident locations and produce finished maps and graphs that provide a quick, complete visual aid of the tabular crash data.
 

Webcast Access:

Please use the following information to join the webcast:

Audio: 1-877-336-1274 (call-in); 7838594# (passcode)

Webroom link: https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/gistransportation

The intended audiences for this webcast series are planners and GIS practitioners from State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, FHWA Division Offices, and State and Federal resource agencies.

Contact Information:

If you would like highlight one of your agency’s geospatial applications in an upcoming webcast, please contact Paige Colton (paige.colton@dot.gov or 617-494-2361). Information on previous webcasts can be found on FHWA’s GIS in Transportation website at www.gis.fhwa.dot.gov  

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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