CUTR Webcast Recording: Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement

June 25, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement This webinar provides insights into how various transit agencies around the United States engage their communities. There are many variations in how mass transit agencies view who their “community” is, and the steps they take to engage them in the public…

CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2)

June 22, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2) 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…

CUTR Webcast Recording: What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn?

June 11, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn? In a recent policy decision, the FTA rescinded Circular 2710.1A and no longer pre-approves the sampling plans in this circular. Giving the options of sampling every day, every other day, etc., these highly structured sampling plans had…

NCTR Researchers Receive Patent for Automatic Trip Purpose Detection

On June 2, 2015, the United States Patent Office awarded Patent No. 9,047,384, System and Method for Automatically Determining Purpose Information for Travel Behavior to a team of researchers from the National Center for Transit Research (www.nctr.usf.edu) and College of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. The patent is for an…