• Congratulations to CUTR's Kristine Williams who was recognized with Emeritus Member status by the Standing Committee on Access Management of the Transportation Research Board at TRB 2019.

  • Transportation engineers and students throughout Florida visited USF for a weekend of unique leadership training experiences, networking opportunities, and a career fair for the 2019 ITE Student Leadership Summit. Thank you for attending!

  • CUTR at the TRB 2019

    CUTR was excited to participate at the TRB 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

  • Congratulations to Nicole Tremblay - NCTR 2018 Student of the Year!

  • CUTR is located on the USF-Tampa Campus.

  • The Transit Safety Standards Working Group has been formed to provide input and inform CUTR’s FTA research team in the identification of recommended transit safety standards for FTA’s consideration.

  • We are very grateful for the dedicated service and valuable guidance provided by the CUTR Advisory Board.

  • Congratulations to the USF ITE Traffic Bowl Team on winning the ITE Florida Section Traffic Bowl Championship for the third year in a row!

  • CUTR is home to the National Center for Transit Research.

  • Best Workplaces for Commuters

    Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is managed by the National Center for Transit Research.

Message from the Director

  • Welcome from the CUTR Executive Director
    Welcome to the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida! Having moved to Tampa and joined USF about 15 months ago, I have been overwhelmed with the hospitality and warmth of the transportation community here in Tampa and all across Florida. Special thanks to WTS and...
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CUTR at TRB 2019

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) is excited to participate in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC to be held on Sunday, January 13 – Thursday, January 17… Continue Reading

Announcement: Transit Bus Automation Strategic Partnerships

The Federal Transit Administration is announcing the availability of up to $500,000 total in Section 5312 funds for Transit Bus Automation Strategic Partnerships. Applications for funding are due no later than March 1, 2019. View more detailed information about the FTA Transit Bus Automation Strategic Partnerships and the application process.

2018 Transportation Achievement Awards Event was a terrific success!

Spring 2019 Transportation Course Offerings Released

Friday Transportation Seminar Series

Welcome to CUTR

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), established in 1988, has become recognized nationally and serves as an important resource for policymakers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public.
CUTR is the home of the National Center for Transit Research, a federal Tier 1 university transportation center funded by US Department of Transportation and Florida Department of Transportation.

Learn more about CUTR's accomplishments in the 2016 CUTR Annual Report.

CUTR is so pleased that our longtime advisory board chair and current vice chair Kimberlee DeBosier received the Dean's Distinguished Service Award at the USF Engineering Excellence Awards! Congratulations and thank you Kim!

Updates from Programs at CUTR