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Behind the Numbers: Exploring Transportation Statistics - Bike Statistics

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
1:30 p.m.

Join presenters from the Federal Highway Administration, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, to explore the role data plays in monitoring and observing key trends in bicycle transportation. Presentations will cover nonmotorized count extensions to the Traffic Monitoring Guide (TMG) and the Traffic Monitoring Analysis System (TMAS), the MPO Bike/Ped Count Technology Pilot Project as well as highlights from the Intermodal Passenger Connectivity Database (IPCD).

Expanding National Traffic Counting Efforts to Include Nonmotorized Travel
(Jeremy Raw P.E., Federal Highway Administration)

The presentation covers nonmotorized count extensions to the Traffic Monitoring Guide (TMG) and the Traffic Monitoring Analysis System (TMAS); the MPO Bike/Ped Count Technology Pilot Project; and recently published guidance on coding count data in the correct TMG format suitable for submission to TMAS. 

Jeremy Raw, P.E., is a Community Planner in the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning where he facilitates research and deployment of advanced modeling and data analysis techniques for transportation planning, as well as planning applications for national data sets.  His recent work areas have included data collection, analysis and modeling for bicycle and pedestrian transportation; planning for connected and automated vehicles; and developing strategic planning models.  Jeremy holds degrees in philosophy, literature, engineering, and city planning.

Bike-share Connectivity
(Theresa Firestine, Bureau of Transportation Statistics)

This presentation provides highlights from the Intermodal Passenger Connectivity Database (IPCD). The IPCD is a nationwide data table of passenger transportation facilities and bike-share stations, with data on the availability of connections among the various scheduled public transportation modes at each facility.

Theresa Firestine is a Senior Economist in the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis. Her recent work areas include intermodal passenger connectivity, seasonal adjustment of transportation data, and estimating the contribution of transportation to the economy. Theresa holds three masters degrees; a master of Economics, Urban Planning, and Geographic Information Systems.

DVRPC:  Office of Travel Monitoring Bicycle / Pedestrian Counting Program Summary
(Jonathan Ferullo, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission)

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