USF awarded $2.8 million federal grant to continue NCTR work

The University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) has been awarded a two year, $2.8 million federal grant to continue work done through its National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) (www.nctr.usf.edu). USF is one of only 35 universities to be selected to receive a University Transportation Center grant from the U.S. Department…

Mr. Makarand Gawade has been awarded the 2013 Georgia Brosch Memorial Transportation Scholarship

Mr. Gawade will receive a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Fall 2014.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the SP College of Engineering, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.   His dissertation involves understanding the influence of urban form and street design on multimodal public transportation efficiency.  He worked on several…

CUTR Webcast Recording: What We Do and Don’t Know About Vehicle Miles of Travel Trends

On September 19, 2013, CUTR hosted a webcast, What We Do and Don’t Know About Vehicle Miles of Travel Trends.  Steve Polzin, PhD, P.E., Director, Mobility Policy Program at CUTR discussed what is and isn’t known about current trends in vehicle miles of travel. He focused on the trends, the causes, the data we have available…

Florida Commuter Assistance Program Evaluation

The primary objective for this project is to assess the Commuter Assistance Programs’ (CAPs) contribution to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) goals. These results help the Department establish fair and equitable funding levels and identify areas where FDOT can continue to provide support to improve performance continually for the overall program. In 2009 –…

Commuter Choice Certificate Online Training: Fall 2013 Schedule

The Florida Commuter Choice Certificate’s Fall 2013 schedule is now available and open for registration. Learn more and travel less while earning credits toward the Florida Commuter Choice Certificate. Most classes are held online nearly every Wednesday from 12:00pm to 1:15pm EDT (except where noted). Courses are free for Florida residents. Non-residents pay a nominal…