Moving Communities Forward: Social Marketing and Social Change for Transportation

Moving Communities Forward: Social Marketing and Social Change for Transportation Project Description: Many of the transportation-related challenges facing society today could be addressed by seemingly simple changes in behavior. For example, vehicle trips would be reduced if more people chose to take transit, bicycle, walk, or telework instead of drive. This project provides a mobile…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2)

October 26, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2) View Part 1 Recording The Florida Department of Transportation Public Transit Office has developed the Transit Boardings and Simulation Tool (TBEST) transit planning software to support transit agencies in developing data driven processes to support strategic planning, service planning, grant applications, operations…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Bringing Order to Chaos: The Growing Role of Proactive Traffic Management Solutions

October 24, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Bringing Order to Chaos: The Growing Role of Proactive Traffic Management Solutions Increasingly, proactive traffic management strategies can be deployed on freeways and arterials with the aim of improving safety while reducing congestion and emissions. The toolbox of applications usually includes ramp metering, variable speed limit systems, advanced traffic signal…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard

October 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard Texas Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division (TxDOT-PTN) administers federal and state grants for public transportation in Texas and funds 26 urban and 37 rural transit districts. Sponsored by TxDOT-PTN, the Transit Mobility program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) built a performance…

CUTR Webcast Recording: A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety

October 12, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety This research involved a GIS analysis of pedestrian crashes that occurred within 100 feet of a bus stop in Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida between 2011 and 2014. In Broward County, there were 357 pedestrian crashes within 100 feet of…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety

October 10, 2017, 12:00PM (ET ) Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety A Governing analysis of pedestrian crashes found that pedestrians are fatally injured at disproportionately higher rates in the nation’s poorer neighborhoods. In metro areas, low-income tracts record pedestrian fatality rates approximately twice those of more affluent neighborhoods. The webcast will present the…