Use GIS for managing airport facilities, regulating use of airspace, and noise modeling.
Use GIS to keep detailed, spatially accurate inventories of roadway assets such as signs, signals, pavement, bridges, and lighting.
GIS helps fleet managers maintain daily operations for routing and scheduling to meet customer expectations.
Ports and Maritime
GIS helps engineers build and manage port facilities and helps planners accommodate community and environmental constraints more easily.
GIS is an excellent tool for analyzing ridership and service, as well as revenue, patterns, and usage, by select populations.
Rail system operators use GIS to keep accurate inventories of facilities and report safety and performance statistics.
Transportation professionals the world over have discovered and embraced GIS as an important tool in managing, planning, evaluating, and maintaining transportation systems.
GIS for Transportation, named GIS-T by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, has been used for diverse purposes:
- From modeling travel demand 20 years in the future to tracking a snowplow
- From analyzing the annual capital improvement plans to identifying noise regulation violations around airports
- From improving transit service throughout rejuvenated urban centers to planning scenic byways in recreational areas
Take a look at demos and books and white papers.