• CUTR at the TRB 2017 Annual Meeting

    CUTR is excited to participate at the TRB 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

  • USF welcomes new CUTR Director Robert L. Bertini, Ph.D., P.E.

  • Registraiton is open for the 5th Annual FAV Summit November 14-15, 2017 in Tampa, FL

    Registration is open for the 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.

  • CUTR is located on the USF-Tampa Campus.

  • CUTR is located in Tampa on Florida's spectacular west coast.

  • 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.

  • USF Wins the Florida Section ITE Traffic Bowl 2017! Congratulations to Kurt Lehmann, Ashok Sampath, Manvitha Rajalingola, Richard Driscoll, and their ITE Traffic Bowl mentor Dr. Seckin Ozkul, USF ITE Student Chapter faculty advisor Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, and CUTR Director and Professor Dr. Robert Bertini.

  • Cover image of CUTR 2016 Annual Report

    Read about CUTR’s problem solving research, workforce development, and outreach efforts in a beautiful, magazine-like reader that is viewable on any device or download as a pdf.

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

  • National Center for Transit Research

    CUTR includes 38 full-time research faculty and nearly 60 students.

  • Best Workplaces for Commuters

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

  • Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition Celebrates National Designation.

  • CUTR assists FDOT in promoting pedestrian and bicycle safety at the 2016 Daytona International Speedway Promotion.

  • CUTR hosted the 3rd annual USF Bulls Walk & Bike Week.

Dynamic Transportation Leader Joins CUTR

After an extensive, two-year search, Dr. Robert H. Bishop, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida, announces the appointment of Robert L. Bertini, Ph.D., P.E., as Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and tenured professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Read more

5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle Summit

The Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit (November 14-15, 2017) assembles industry leaders from around the world to address technologies, operations, and policy issues. Our mission is to gain insight into what Florida is doing to create the ideal climate for the implementation and deployment of autonomous and connected vehicle technologies. Register Today

Spring 2018 Transportation Course Offerings Released

Spring 2018 Transportation Course Offerings

Joel Volinski Valedictory Lecture

Invitation to Joel Volinski's Valedictory Lecture from 2-4pm in CUTR's room 202 on November 9, 2017 with a reception following in the CUTR Lobby

Upcoming Events

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 leadership, in collaboration with the CUTR Advisory Board, has developed a Strategic Plan which will be used to guide CUTR in the years to come.

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!
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