CUTR Student Poster Competition 2014

2014 CUTR STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION 2014 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Jim Sebesta, the current Florida Transportation Commissioner, and former State Senator. Networking…

Alert Today Florida Social Media and Public Information

Alert Today Florida The scope of the Florida Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is aimed at providing a comprehensive framework for reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. We coordinate with stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive communication plans that will improve public awareness of pedestrian and bicycle crash problems and…

Dr. Pei-Sung Lin quoted by WFLA News Channel 8 in the article, “5th deadly wrong-way crash kills 25-year-old woman”

There have been five wrong way interstate accidents that have resulted in eleven fatalities since February 2014. Florida Department of Transportation and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are investigating safety concerns and implementation of new devices to detect wrong way drivers. Dr. Pei- Sung Lin was quoted by WFLA News Channel 8 in the…

CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 1)

September 18, 2014 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Attracting and Securing Airline Service

September 4, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Attracting and Securing Airline Service The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Attracting and Securing Airline Service. During the webinar we will discuss and review the following areas of air service development and expansion: Create The Air Service Strategy Identify The Opportunities…

Transit Service Reliability: Analyzing Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) Data For On-Time Performance and to Identify Conditions Leading to Service Degradation

Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) systems are computer-based vehicle tracking systems that function by measuring the real-time position of each vehicle and relaying this information back to a central location. AVL systems are most frequently used for fleet management to identify the location of vehicles for a variety of purposes including: improved dispatch, operation efficiency, and…