California Department of Transportation
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Chad Baker, Chief
Office of Data Services and Technology

Email Office Chief, Chad Baker

Mailing Address:

Department of Transportation
Division of Research, Innovation, and System InformationMS #38
Office of Data Services and Technology (ODST)
P.O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

FAX: (916) 654-9977



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Office of Data Services and Technology (ODST)

About Us

This office (formerly the Office of Data Analysis and GIS) is the focal point for all GIS activities in the Department including strategic planning, enterprise deployment, spatial data development, cartographic products, training needs, software purchases, and development of GIS applications. The office also specializes in communicating and sharing transporation research results within Caltrans and with the larger transportation community.

What We Do:

  • Manage the implementation and deployment of statewide Geospatial Information System (GIS) activities for the Department of Transportation;
  • Enhance the capability for efficient and effective transportation decision making through the use of GIS technology;
  • Manage the implementation and deployment of statewide Geospatial Information System (GIS) activities for the Department of Transportation; and
  • Develop strategies for research deployment; Compile the DRISI Annual Research Program Highlights Report; Manage the UC Berkeley Tech Transfer Program project, as well as manage other research projects; Provide Research Deployment training for project managers; and Provide research deployment process expertise and project specific guidance and mentoring.

More Information:

Contact Chad Baker, Office Chief

Page updated on April 27, 2016