Inaugural Meeting
Subcommittee on 
Census Data For Transportation Planning 
Meeting Agenda
January 12, 1998 
Monday, 7:30pm 
Hilton Hotel
Map Room
1.0 Statement from the Chair  Ed Christopher, Chicago Area Transportation Study (7:30 p.m.)

2.0 TRB Staff Report  Alice Watland, Transportation Research Board (7:35 p.m.)

3.0 Introductions   All those in attendance (7:40 p.m.)

4.0 Census 2000 Initiatives  aka Countdown to 2000. An overview from the top including the 1998 Dress rehearsal and Special Programs (LUCA, PALS, BBSP-Block Boundary Special Program) . Jay Waite, Census Bureau (7:55 p.m.)

5.0 1990 Processes  An Update and review from the transportation community. Elaine Murakami, Federal Highway Administration. (8:10 p.m.)

6.0 Questionnaire Content   What is the status of the Journey-to-Work questions? Will there be some? What are they? What if anything is planned? Phil Salopek, Census Bureau (8:20 p.m.)

7.0 Coding Issues.

8.0 Local Data Review  It has been suggested that a process could be established where MPOs/COGs could participate in a review of the high level tabs to help alleviate bad and erroneous data before it gets released. Is this an activity the committee can support? Will the Census desire such help? Chuck Purvis, Metropolitan Transportation Commission. (9:00 p.m.)

9.0 Data Dissemination:  What are the Census Bureau's plans? Will there be a CTPP 2000? Does the transportation community want a CTPP? It is now time for the transportation community to shape the data products associated with the journey-to-work data. Is DADS the answer? Ron Tweedie , New York State DOT (9:10 p.m.)

10.0 Continuous Measurement / American Community Survey  Within the Census Bureau efforts are underway to implement the ACS. Just what is happening and what can the transportation community expect? Are there any efforts underway within the transportation community to explore continuous measurement data. Phil Fulton, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (9:30 p.m.)

11.0 Future Business and General Announcements   (9:45 p.m.)


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