19
Mar
3:00 pm EDT
  • 101
  • Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Transportation Statistics Demographic Statistics

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    Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. This presentation will explore the following questions:

    • What data are collected? Who are the primary users?BTS (200x200)
    • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
    • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
    • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
    • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
    • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
    • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

    Speaker:
    Peg Young, Ph.D., Senior Mathematical Statistician, U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

    Course:
    Bureau of Transportation Statistics Demographic Statistics 101 (Introduction to Data Sets)

    Cost:
    Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
    $50, nonmembers

    Webinar recordings and presentations are available to APDU members in the APDU member area.