Sam Blanchard

Sam Blanchard is a Data Scientist at UrbanSim Inc. where he specializes in land use modeling, transportation planning, and network and geospatial data analysis. He has a Master of City Planning and a MA in Geographic Information Science. He has a diverse background in both transportation planning and the geospatial sciences with expertise in network analysis, data science, GIS, and web mapping. He has an interest in accessibility, transportation and infrastructure policy and planning, land use and transportation modeling, regional planning, public and active transportation, multi-modal systems, GIS, geospatial analysis and visualization.

Courses taught by Sam Blanchard

Introduction to the UrbanSim Cloud Platform

At the end of this course, participants will be acquainted with the UrbanSim forecasting methodology, understanding the features available in the UrbanSim Cloud Platform and the basics of an UrbanSim model at the Census block level.

51 Mins

Regional Planning Workflows in the UrbanSim Cloud Platform

This course reviews the basic land use forecasting workflows that can be completed using the UrbanSim Cloud Platform, as illustrated by a set of case studies.

57 Mins