Adventures in Crowdsourcing: Vendor Engagement (EDC5 Webinar Series)

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Start Date:

December 05, 2019 from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EST


Crowdsourcing turns transportation system users into real-time sensors on system performance, providing low-cost, high-quality data on traffic operations, roadway conditions, travel patterns, and more. Agencies can make roadways safer and more reliable, improve operational efficiency, and support cost-effective monitoring through crowdsourcing for operations. This webinar describes practices & strategies for vendor engagement for operational uses of crowd data and beyond. Target Audience Transportation agencies, traffic/transportation management center personnel, GIS and mapping staff, emergency management organizations, and public safety agencies.

Learning Objectives

Better understand ways that public agencies can engage crowd source data providers.



  • Greg Jones, FHWA Traffic Management Specialist, Crowdsource Data Innovation National Support Team


  • Chris Lambert, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
  • Michael Pack, University of Maryland CATT Lab

Colby Fortier-Brown, Maine DOT

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Associate Engineer, Engineer, Principal Engineer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer