Geographic Information Systems
The GIS topic describes a range of programs, policies, case studies, resources, and tools related to use of Geographic Information Systems in surface transportation. Common applications of GIS include road inventory management, environmental studies, and dissemination of planning and operations information to the general public.
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- GIS for Transportation Symposium. AASHTO’s GIS for Transportation Symposium website provides on-line access to proceedings of past annual conferences back to 2003. Proceedings include the abstracts and actual presentations for each concurrent session, as well as presentations from selected plenary sessions.
- FHWA's GIS in Transportation (GIS-T) website features resources including highlights of noteworthy and innovated uses of transportation GIS; announcements of events such as conferences, meetings, and peer exchanges; a searchable database of state and local GIS applications and links to FHWA GIS applications and national GIS applications; links to newsletters, reports, training, and webcasts; and contact information for FHWA GIS experts.
- Guidelines for the Use of Mobile LIDAR in Transportation Applications, NCHRP Report 748 (June 2013)
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