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From the event page:
Let’s talk about bus technologies and ways to use data collected from buses. Doors open at 6:30 (with pizza !), and speakers will start at 7:00.
Contact Michael if you have a project to share – anything bus-related that was built with code (app, hacks, data visualizations, maps, etc).
So far we have:
- James Pizzurro will show how he used WMATA’s APIs and Google’s Distance Matrix API to outfit MetroHero with Metrobus support.
- Max Grossman will show how he uses the WMATA API to map bus lateness.
- Dave Nesbitt will show how Mapzen can create isochrones for operators, routes, and stop.
- Michael Schade will show how he used the Transitland API to build a transit map for hundreds of systems.
- Metro staff will do a deep dive into farebox transaction data, and what it’s telling us.
If you plan on attending, please RSVP on the Meetup page here.
The Public Policy Summit engages ACT members and representatives of the broader TDM and Mobility-on-Demand community in important conversations around policy issues involving regulations and legislation that are critical to the support of transportation demand management strategies and increasing the use of transportation options.
This exciting and engaging event is an opportunity to learn, shape, and be heard. ACT is ready to build off its recent success in the FAST Act and the passage of permanent transit benefit parity. It also provides attendees an opportunity to meet directly with policymakers and elected leaders to show the positive impact that our programs and organizations have on individual commuters, employers, and our communities.
The event will focus on polices at all levels of government, from learning about and helping shape Federal regulations down to learning about local ordinances that promote TDM and Mobility-on-Demand.
This year’s luncheon keynote speaker will be Vincent Valdes, of the Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation.
View the entire program here. The schedule is subject to change.
Mobility Lab is proud to be a sponsor of the Policy Summit.
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