CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST)

June 20, 2011 This webcast is an introduction to the Transit Boarding Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) for technical professionals and decision-makers involved in transit service planning or transit market analysis who want to learn more about state-of-the-art methodologies being used in Florida and available for application nationwide. Specifically, it provides an overview of critical…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Moving the Bus Safely Back Into Traffic

June 16, 2011 This webcast presents a recently completed NCTR project titled Moving the Bus Back Into Traffic Safely Phase II, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This project evaluated the effectiveness of using yield-to-bus electronic warning signs on transit buses to improve transit bus safety. The…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Improvements from the Urban Partnership Agreement Program – What Have We Seen So Far?

June 2, 2011 The Urban Partnership Agreement and the Congestion Reduction Demonstration are two congestion relief programs sponsored by USDOT. They awarded $1.3 billion in discretionary funds to six cities that submitted aggressive congestion relief strategies. These strategies had to include what USDOT referred to as the 4T’s: Tolling, Transit, Telecommuting, and Technology. The six…