Adventures in Crowdsourcing: Emergency Management

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Start Date:

August 10, 2021 from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EDT

PDH Credit

1.5

Summary:

This webinar spotlights the use of crowdsourced data to enhance transportation agency operations during Emergency Management situations like evacuations, storms, and post-event recovery phases.

Moderator

  • James Colyar, FHWA Office of Operations and EDC-6 Crowdsourcing Initiative Co-lead

Presenters

  • Crowdsourced Data use in Hurricane ResponseAmy Dirusso, P.E., ITS Project Manager and TSM&O Project Coordinator, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Crowdsourced Data to Enhance EvacuationsBrett Sellers, P.E., Transportation Systems Management and Operations Group, Alabama Department of Transportation.
  • Crowdsourced Data for Improved Adverse Weather ResponseRandi Feltner, P.E., Transportation Engineer Specialist, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Chris Lambert, Data Analyst, KYTC.

Target Audience

  • Transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) executives and practitioners
  • Emergency transportation operations
  • Road weather management professionals
  • Performance focused operations personnel
  • Traffic Management Center managers

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how regional agencies are leveraging new crowdsourced data to improve operations, safety, and planning.
  • Learn about new resources and support available through the FHWA EDC6 Crowdsourcing program to help agencies derive even greater safety, reliability, and cost-savings benefits from crowdsourced data.

Cost:

Free


Event Type:

Webinar

Organizational Capability Element:

  • Emergency Transportation Operations
  • Road Weather Management

Operations Area of Practice:

  • Emergency Transportation Operations
  • Road Weather Management
  • Emergency Planning