MAGTUG Celebrates GIS Day Wed Nov 15 at Rowan College – Burlington Co

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group helps transportation professionals stay abreast of advances in geospatial technology and assists GIS professionals navigate transportation-specific issues by promoting events where we may share knowledge, news and successful practices with each other.

Please join us in Celebrating GIS Day !

Wednesday, November 15 FREE
Rowan College at Burlington County GIS Open House, Map Gallery, GPS and GIS Workshops and MAGTUG Afternoon Showcase

Seating Is Limited – Please Reserve Tickets in Advance

GIS Day is a Global Initiative to show GIS making a Difference in Local Communities. The full day of events will inform you of geospatial initiatives throughout the Region. Speakers from State and County agencies as well as private companies will present a series of short overviews about how GIS is being used to better accomplish goals, manage public resources and analysis problems to find innovative solution. Hands-on workshops will help you brush up on your skills or learn new ones. Take a tour of Palmyra Nature Cove’s mobile Geoscience and Remote Sensing Lab or Control Point Associates’ LiDAR Collection Vehicle. Take the Feature Challenge to test your geographic knowledge or peruse Map submissions from GIS students professional alike and vote for your favorites.

Come network, learn and celebrate. Plenty of time has been scheduled for questions and answers for each presentation and workshop. There will be networking opportunities during breaks as well as time to catch up with industry colleagues over a delightful breakfast or buffet lunch provided by generous donations by the event’s sponsors.

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Preliminary Presentation Schedule

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

NJ Lands Blueprint Project
John Hasse of Rowan University

Enhancing Architectural Survey: A Homebrew/Street-view Mashup
Kinney Clark of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Historic Preservation Office

Solar Siting Analysis Update
Ryan Gergely of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Energy & Sustainability

Using FEMA Flood Mapping for Decision Support
Thomas Song, Michael Baker International

Monmouth County High Water Mark Initiative & Coastal Flood Evacuation Campaign
Meghan Leavey of Monmouth County Planning Department

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

File & Folder Naming Procedures, Protocols & Management Tips from the Environmental Impact Analysis of Susquehanna Beltway in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Marlen Kokaz-Roy of Weston Solutions

ArcGIS and AutoDesk Integration
Justin Cusick of Esri & Patrick Gahagan of Esri

CoordinatePA: A Map-based Application for Supporting Utility Project Planning, Collaboration, & Cooperation
Bob Pliszka of JMT Technology

Moorestown Township Parks and Open Space Digital Asset Management Inventory
Chris Salvatico of Moorestown Environmental Advisory Committee

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Location: Rowan College at Burlington County, 3331 Route 38, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 more location details

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MAGTUG Free Geospatial Events – Tue Oct 10 Traffic Signal Inventory Webinar & Fri Oct 20 NJDOT GIS Showcase

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group hosts a webinar series on pertinent Geospatial and Transportation topics providing information to help Engineer, Inventory, Manage, Plan, and Innovate our transportation systems.

Please join us for our next webinar…

Tuesday, October 10 – 10:00am EDT (1 hour) FREE
South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization Traffic Signal Inventory

South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO) administrates federally-funded transportation projects in the four-county South Jersey region and uses its GIS resources to identify and prioritize transportation funding needs for many federal programs. SJTPO Traffic Signal Inventory is a three part web mapping application that includes signal inventory collection, mapping and map feature data editing. By leveraging the Atlantic County Office of GIS, ArcGIS Online Organization available from ESRI, the SJTPO is able to easily provide these signal inventory solutions to each of its participating counties. The webinar will examine the program project and include review of web data collection, web mapping applications and aspects of maintaining and editing map features from a web mapping application will be explored.

Presenters: Andrew Tracy – SJTPO
Presenters: David Braig – JMT Technology Group
Presenters: Matthew Duffy – Atlantic County Office of GIS (ACOGIS)
Presenters: Colleen M. Richwall, PE – Taylor Wiseman & Taylor (TWT)

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Learn more about SJTPO – Learn more about JMT Technology Group – Learn more about ACOGIS – Learn more about TWT

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Friday, October 20 – Seats Almost Gone !
NJDOT GIS Showcase FREE

This full day event will inform you of New Jersey Department of Transportation initiatives to help plan, monitor, and manage the State’s transportation infrastructure more effectively. NJDOT Divisions and their partners will present a series of short overviews about how the Department is currently using GIS to better accomplish their goals.

Location: David J. Goldberg Transportation Complex (NJDOT Headquarters – Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) – 1035 Parkway Ave, Ewing, NJ 08625 more location details

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Learn more about NJDOT GIS – Visit NJDOT’s YouTube Channel

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Webinar Recordings are Available on
MAGTUG’s YouTube Channel

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Please visit our Channel to watch all 15 recordings including…

  • HD-LiDAR Design-Scale Ready by Bill Derry of AXIS Geospatial LLC – Broadcast 4/18/2017
  • NJ Transit Trailblazer Sign Inventory and Management by David Wagner of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. – Broadcast 03/28/2017

YouTube blocked at work? No problem.
All webinar recordings at still available on MAGTUG’s Events Downloads webpage

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MAGTUG Free Geospatial Showcase – Fri Oct 20 What’s New in GIS at NJDOT

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group helps transportation professionals stay abreast of advances in geospatial technology and assists GIS professionals navigate transportation-specific issues by promoting events where we may share knowledge, news and successful practices with each other.

Please join us for our next event…

Friday, October 20 (9 am – 3 pm) FREE
NJ Department of Transportation GIS Showcase 

Seating Is Limited To Only 90 Individuals – Advanced Tickets Are Required

This full day event will inform you of New Jersey Department of Transportation initiatives to help plan, monitor, and manage the State’s transportation infrastructure more effectively. NJDOT Divisions and their partners will present a series of short overviews about how the Department is currently using GIS to better accomplish their goals.

Come network and learn. We are scheduling plenty of time for questions and answers after each presentation and a general Q&A session to wrap up the event. There will be networking opportunities during breaks as well as time to catch up with industry colleagues over an on-your-own lunch at one of the nearby eateries.

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Preliminary List of Presentations

GeoTrans – a newly created internal web mapping application containing DOT-related datasets allowing staff to view and use simple query tools and export/print capabilities.

Jurisdiction Plans/Agreements Map – an internal application allowing staff to search, query, and research NJDOT agreements and jurisdictional plans.

Standard Route Identification (SRI) Milepost National Highway System (NHS) ArcGIS Online application

Geodetic Monument Control Survey provides statewide map of monument locations and survey data sheets including archived data and federal updates

Address/Parcel Search ArcGIS Online Application – Search block/lot parcel data with export capabilities.

State Map – ArcGIS and Adobe representations of the official New Jersey state map.

Safety Voyager ArcGIS Server Application for Traffic Safety Data

Dredged Material Management System / Waterway Linear Segmentation System Application – manage channels, dredged materials, Confined Disposal Facilities (CDFs), beneficial uses and public market place

WhittPenn Bridge Story Map – an interactive map with photos and background on a coast to coast bridge trek.

Straight Line Diagram (SLD) Web Application Tentative

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Location: David J. Goldberg Transportation Complex (NJDOT Headquarters),
Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) – 1035 Parkway Ave, Ewing, NJ 08625 more location details

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MAGTUG Free Geospatial Showcase – Thu May 11 Esri Transportation Apps & Integrations

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group helps transportation professionals stay abreast of advances in geospatial technology and assists GIS professionals navigate transportation-specific issues by promoting events where we may share knowledge, news and successful practices with each other.

Please join us for our next FREE event…

Thusday, May 11
Geospatial Transportation Showcase

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A half‐day event where you will learn how Esri GIS mapping software and Esri partner applications can help plan, monitor, and manage strategic infrastructure more effectively. Use the location power of your data to determine capacity enhancements, improve operations, and identify the most strategic investments for maintaining your transportation infrastructure. This Esri showcase will feature tools and solutions for local
transportation and geospatial professionals including examples from county and municipal government, transit, as well as highlighting roadway crash analysis, multi‐modal access planning and asset management.

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08:30‐9:0000 Breakfast/Networking

09:00‐9:1500 Introduction by MAGTUG host

09:00‐9:1500 Presenter: Christopher Salvatico, GISP –

09:00‐9:1500 Presenter: AECOM Senior Environmental Planner

09:15‐10:000 Application Showcase ‐

09:15‐10:000 Community Analyst and GeoPlanner for ArcGIS

09:15‐10:000 Presenters: Justin Cusick – Esri Account Manager and

09:15‐10:000 Presenters: Adam Ziegler – Esri Solution Engineer

10:15‐11:000 Using Esri Roads & Highways to Create Project Plans

10:15‐11:000 Presenter: Keith Swavely – Esri Account Executive

11:15‐12:000 Cityworks & Esri Integration: Turning Plans into Action

11:15‐12:000 Presenter: Becky Tamashasky –

11:15‐12:000 Presenter: Cityworks Executive Director of Product Roadmap

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Location: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – 190 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106 – In the American College of Physicians (ACP) Building on the southwest corner of 6th and Race Streets more location details

Learn more about Esri for Transportation – Follow @EsriTransport on Twitter

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MAGTUG Free Geospatial Webinar – Tue Apr 18 HD-LiDAR and more

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group hosts a webinar series on pertinent Geospatial and Transportation topics providing information to help Engineer, Inventory, Manage, Plan, and Innovate our transportation systems.

Please join us for our next webinar…

Tuesday, April 18 – 10:00am EST (1 hour)
HD-LiDAR Design-Scale Ready

HD-LiDAR from Axis Geospatial LLC

This session will demonstrate how the latest aerial HD-LiDAR (High Definition / High Density) sensors dual-equipped with color aerial cameras are redefining the technical approach to surveying and mapping for design-scale applications. Live demonstrations on the data and accuracy will be provided. If you haven’t experienced HD-LiDAR data, this demonstration will undoubtedly impress. Most importantly, we will discuss how engineers, land surveyors and GIS professionals incorporates this new technology into their workflow. HD-LiDAR is quickly replacing the photogrammetric approach – this session will demonstrate why.

Presenter: Dan McIntire, AXIS GeoSpatial LLC

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Learn more about Dan McIntireLearn more about AXIS GeoSpatial LLC

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Thursday, May 11 – Save the Date !
Geospatial Transportation Showcase

A half day event where you will learn how Esri GIS mapping software and Esri partner applications can help plan, monitor, and manage strategic infrastructure more effectively. Use the location power of your data to determine capacity enhancements, improve operations, and identify the most strategic investments for maintaining your transportation infrastructure. This Esri showcase will feature tools and solutions for local transportation and geospatial professionals including examples from county and municipal government, transit, as well as highlighting roadway crash analysis, multi-modal access planning and asset management.

Location: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – 190 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106 – In the American College of Physicians (ACP) Building on the southwest corner of 6th and Race Streets more location details

Learn more about Esri for Transportation – Follow @EsriTransport on Twitter

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Webinar Recordings are Now Available on
MAGTUG’s NEW YouTube Channel

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Please visit our Channel to watch all 15 recordings including…

  • NJ Transit Trailblazer Sign Inventory and Management by David Wagner of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. – Broadcast 03/28/2017

YouTube blocked at work? No problem.
All webinar recordings at still available on MAGTUG’s Events Downloads webpage

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MAGTUG Free Tuesday Webinars – Mar 28 & Apr 18

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group hosts a webinar series on pertinent Geospatial and Transportation topics providing information to help Engineer, Inventory, Manage, Plan, and Innovate our transportation systems.

Please join us for our next webinars…

Tuesday, March 28 10:00am EST (1 hour)

NJ Transit Trailblazer Sign Inventory and Management

New Jersey Transit employed the services of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI) to improve NJ Transit’s roadway trail blazing sign system located along roadways in proximity to the Raritan Valley rail line. NJ Transit owns and maintains signs along New Jersey roadways that direct motorists to the most convenient railway stop. GPI inventoried signs and suggested updated placement of signs based upon the results. This presentation will outline the steps taken to make this project successful.

Presenter: David Wagner, Director of Geospatial Services for Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI)

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Learn more about Dave Wagner – Learn more about Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

Tuesday, April 18 – 10:00am EST (1 hour)

HD-LiDAR Design-Scale Ready

Highway Mapping +/-.08′ H&V Accuracy

This session will demonstrate how the latest aerial HD-LiDAR (High Definition / High Density) sensors dual-equipped with color aerial cameras are redefining the technical approach to surveying and mapping for design-scale applications. Live demonstrations on the data and accuracy will be provided. If you haven’t experienced HD-LiDAR data, this demonstration will undoubtedly impress. Most importantly, we will discuss how engineers, land surveyors and GIS professionals incorporates this new technology into their workflow. HD-LiDAR is quickly replacing the photogrammetric approach – this session will demonstrate why.

Presenter: Dan McIntire, AXIS GeoSpatial LLC

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Learn more about Dan McIntireLearn more about AXIS GeoSpatial LLC

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MAGTUG Spring 2017 Events

The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Group helps transportation professionals stay abreast of advances in geospatial technology and assists GIS professionals navigate transportation-specific issues [pun intended] by promoting events where we may share knowledge, news and successful practices with each other.

March – Upcoming Events

Mar 8, 2017 – Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Information Resource Exchange Group (IREG) @ Philadelphia, PA FREE Read more…

Mar 16 –  NJ Geospatial Forum @ Trenton, NJ FREE Read more…

Mar 20-21 – TUgis Maryland’s Geospatial Conference @ Towson, MD Read more…

Mar 24 – Southeastern PA GIS Users Group @ Malvern, PA Read more…

Mar 28 – NJ TRANSIT TRAILBLAZER SIGN INVENTORY AND MANAGEMENT

Free MAGTUG Webinar  10:00am EST (1 hour)

New Jersey Transit employed the services of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI) to improve NJ Transit’s roadway trail blazing sign system located along roadways in proximity to the Raritan Valley rail line. NJ Transit owns and maintains signs along New Jersey roadways that direct motorists to the most convenient railway stop. GPI inventoried signs and suggested updated placement of signs based upon the results. This presentation will outline the steps taken to make this project successful.

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David Wagner Presenter: David Wagner, Director of Geospatial Services for GPI

Learn more about Dave Wagner – Learn more about Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

April – Upcoming Events

Apr 4-6 – New Jersey TransAction Conference @ Atlantic City, NJ Read more…

Apr 10-13 – AASHTO GIS-T Symposium @ Phoenix, AZ Download Preliminary Program or Read more…

Apr 18 – Free MAGTUG Webinar HD-LiDAR Design-Scale Ready Presenter: Dan McIntire, AXIS GeoSpatial LLC Read more… or REGISTER NOW

Apr 28 – Esri Mid-Atlantic User Group Spring Meeting @ Rockville, MD Detail Coming Soon. Stay tuned here…

May – Upcoming Events

May 5 – Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information System Association (MAC URISA) Spring Symposium @ Bordentown, NJ Read more…

May 15-17 – Pennsylvania GIS Conference @ State College, PA Read more…

May 21-27 – American Public Works Association (APWA) National Public Works Week Read more…

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Now Available

Call for Abstracts

  • Presentations now being considered for Esri Mid-Atlantic User Group Spring Meeting (Apr 28), please send an abstract to Brendan Ford at brendan.ford@fairfaxcounty.gov by Mar 17
  • Presentation and Poster Abstract Submissions now being accepted for Meadowlands Conference on Super Storm Sandy: Five Years Later (Oct 26-27, 2017 in Lyndhurst, NJ) Read more…

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