CUTR Webcast Recording: Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

July 7, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowd-sourced Information Offering real-time arrival information to riders via mobile applications has been shown to improve the rider’s perception of transit, and even increase ridership.  This direct connection to riders also offers the agency an opportunity to collect feedback on how transit service and infrastructure can be improved. 

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FAC Webinar Recording: Recent FAA Guidance and Directives Concerning Grant Assurance Compliance and Federally Funded Projects

FAC Webinar Recording: Recent FAA Guidance and Directives Concerning Grant Assurance Compliance and Federally Funded Projects

June 29, 2016 11:00AM (ET) Recent FAA Guidance and Directives Concerning Grant Assurance Compliance and Federally Funded Projects This topic will provide participants with an update regarding recent FAA Guidance on AIP Contract Terms,  PFC eligibility for rail projects, new ADA compliance requirements, new use restrictions compliance policy and other recent developments. Download Handout Presenters: Scott Knight, Tampa International Airport; Peter

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USF’s ITE Student Chapter wins Florida Traffic Bowl

USF’s ITE Student Chapter Traffic Bowl team, composed of Mr. Ibrahim Hinds (captain), Ms. Trang Luong, Mr. Jorge Guerra, and Mr. Rupender Dahiya, have won the ITE Florida Section Traffic Bowl competition held during the FSITE Summer Meeting in Daytona, FL. They will be representing USF at the national level in Anaheim, CA during the ITE Annual Meeting to be held in August

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Kristine Williams, AICP, PCM Program Director

AICP, Program Director, Planning and Corridor Management, has expertise in access management, right-of-way preservation, growth management, transportation planning and policy, land use law, and public involvement. Williams has drafted land development regulations and comprehensive plan policies; prepared planning and regulatory models and “how to” handbooks; and conducted training and presentations for agencies and stakeholder groups on a variety of transportation planning and corridor management issues. She is a primary author (with Vergil Stover) of the first national Access Management Manual (TRB 2003), and has assisted state transportation agencies, MPOs, and local governments in developing access management and corridor preservation plans, policies and regulations. Williams is a winner of the 2004 FAPA Excellence Award for her work in multimodal transportation policy and a Fulbright Senior Specialist candidate. She has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University and Chair of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Access Management.

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 1, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case examples* will be discussed before

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Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit

The Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Board of Directors invite you to attend their Summer Summit on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in St. Petersburg, FL at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center. BWTB held its first Summit on December 2, 2015 and along with community leaders, citizens, government officials, law enforcement and other attendees worked to establish

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions

June 9, 2016 (ET) Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions Florida exceeds the national rate for rear-ended transit bus collisions, and it matches it for side impact collisions. The Center for Urban Transportation Research recently completed a study that tried to determine the causes of these types of collisions and come up with strategies to reduce them. The

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series

Thursday, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 2016, at 4:00-5:00PM (ET) Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series Many communities are updating their comprehensive plan to promote a wider variety of transportation modes. In the process, they are making changes that improve livability and the local and regional economy. This four part

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USF Graduate Transportation Course Offerings – Fall 2016

USF offers a variety of graduate transportation courses to support your professional development and academic advancement. The shifting national demographics, the increasing interest in transportation infrastructure, urban development and sustainability, transportation safety, and the integration of new technologies into transportation, all contribute to a growing importance of well-informed transportation professionals. There is no better time than now to update your skills and knowledge

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FAC Webinar Recording: NextGen Implementation and Impacts on Florida Airports

FAC Webinar Recording: NextGen Implementation and Impacts on Florida Airports

June 15, 2016 11:00AM (ET) NextGen Implementation and Impacts on Florida Airports This webinar will provide an overview of the role of airports in NextGen implementation, especially as relates to performance based navigation (PBN) procedures. We will discuss the Metroplex process, and appropriate opportunities for airports to engage in dialog with the FAA. Download Presentation Presenter: Mary Ellen Eagan, CEO-HMMH As

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Panel Discussion on the Future of Transportation

The Gasprilla Interactive conference held a panel discussion on the changes in transportation in light of transportation network companies and the prospect of automated vehicles.  The participants were CUTR’s Dr. Steve Polzin, Katharine Eagan HART CEO, Steven Anderson legal counsel for Lyft, and Savannah Peterson, a consultant from Silicon Valley.  The video was just released. 24 minutes total Beyond the Horseless

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