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Why Choose this Training Course?
This PetroKnowledge Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering / Planning training course is set to deliver a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of Geographic Information System (GIS) and introduce transportation infrastructure and road safety-related data collection, and analytical methodologies and techniques utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS).
Authorities in many developed countries now actively use Geographic Information System (GIS) for highways and transport management, mainly due to the benefits of falling costs and increasing ease in planning, monitoring and managing complex systems involved in transportation planning and management, accident analysis, and route planning.
The Geographic Information System (GIS) tools and techniques significantly aid in determining capacity enhancements, improving operations, and identifying the most strategic investments for keeping the transportation system in any country running optimally. This training course is designed not only to cover the technical aspects of how to use Geographic Information System (GIS) but also to develop critical spatial thinking and spatial decision-making skills.
This Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering and Planning training course will highlight:
Fundamentals and Major Functions of Geographic Information System (GIS)
Geospatial Data, Database, and Geo-Referencing Techniques
Visualization and Geographic Information System (GIS) Data Query
Spatial Analysis and Modeling
Multi-layer Mapping and Overlay Analysis
Heat Maps and Hotspot Analysis
What are the Goals?
By the end of this Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering and Planning training course, participants will be able to:
Have a thorough understanding of how Geographic Information System (GIS) can help in transportation studies
Identify trends in traffic operations and safety performance measures, leading to improvement in transportation safety
Detect root causes of traffic incidents and determine effective countermeasures
Evaluate the performance of segments, corridors, networks, or regions
Pinpoint hot and cold spots via density estimation heat mapping
Conduct complex spatial analysis required to plan the transportation systems of the future
Build dynamic and rich mapping applications
Gain critical spatial thinking skills and become confident in spatial decision making
Who is this Training Course for?
This Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering / Planning training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit, those who are involved in traffic and transportation engineering concepts, road infrastructure and road safety, urban planning, and traffic management centers.
This Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering / Planning training course is suitable wide range of professionals but will significantly benefit:
Traffic & Transportation Engineers and Professionals
Professionals in Urban Planning and Development
Project Managers in Infrastructure Solutions Consulting
Data Analysts, Technicians in Traffic Management Centers
Researchers and Consultants
Practitioners in Traffic and Transport Engineering
Traffic Safety Professionals
Highway and Roadway Design Engineers
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This training course will have subjects presented by the instructor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning techniques, focused on case studies and best practices. This will include active participation, in-class practice cases, followed by intense group sessions, video materials and tabletop activities.
The organization will benefit from advancing its efficiency in transportation infrastructure solutions, manage to reduce costs and improve its organization workflow by employing a strong geospatial data analysis platform.
The participants on this Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Transportation Systems Engineering / Planning training course will:
Adopt state-of-the-art spatial data analytics in traffic / transport planning, design, and management
Improve the operational processes, policies, and workflows
Enhance the robustness of their infrastructure solutions services
Demonstrate advanced presentation methods via comprehensive mapping applications
Reduce costs of performance evaluation and assessment processes
Improve the comprehension of their decision-making skills
Upon attending this PetroKnowledge training course, all participants establish a solid foundation and gain practical experience in transportation-related applications of Geographic Information System (GIS) through the following:
Learn how Geographic Information System (GIS) can assist in transportation engineering and urban planning practices
Develop a solid background in geospatial data preparation, processing, and analysis
Adopt the adequate type of data, and analysis process for complex road infrastructure, safety, management, and planning problems
Develop the theoretical understanding of spatial problems
Evaluate and assess the environmental and socio-demographic impacts on road infrastructure
Day One: Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Fundamentals
Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in General
Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Transportation Studies
Major Functions of Geographic Information System (GIS)
Relating Information from Multiple Sources
Geographic Data and the Database
Day Two: Understanding Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps
Geographic Information System (GIS) Database
Raster vs. Vector Data
ESRI Shapefile format
Displaying and Navigating Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps
The Point, Line, Polygon Data
Day Three: Data Collection
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Geographic Data Library
Transportation Data and Analytics with Geographic Information System (GIS)
Geospatial Crash Analysis
Day Four: Visualization and Data Processing
Symbolizing and Labeling Geographic Information System (GIS) Data
Continuous and Categorical Data
Geographic Information System (GIS) Data Query
Identify, Select, Find
Select Features by Attributes
Joining and Relating Tables
Dissolving and Clipping layers
Day Five: Geospatial Analysis and Hotspot Analysis
Introduction to Spatial Analysis
Spatial Analysis Methods to Identify Hotspots
Kernel Density Estimation
On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be
awarded to the delegates
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