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

Summary:

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.

Instructors

Moderator

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

Presenters

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

Colby Fortier-Brown, Maine DOT


Event Type:

Webinar

Role in Organization:

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