Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh Presents at APTA, ASCE

In May 2018, Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh participated in transit automation conference sessions at both the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meetings in Tampa.  At the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference, Dennis organized and moderated a session on transit automation entitled “Autonomous Buses – Lead,…

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Wins Future of the Region Award

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, housed at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida, was recognized by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council for the coalition’s clean transportation and energy efficiency projects. The coalition was awarded a Future of the Region Award in the Economy and Energy category for its…

Safety effects of street lighting on roadway segments: Development of a crash modification function

Safety effects of street lighting on roadway segments: Development of a crash modification function Runan Yang, Zhenyu Wang, Pei-Sung Lin, Xiaopeng Li, Yu Chen, Ping P. Hsu & Alex Henry, Traffic Injury Prevention, Page: 296-302,Volume 20 Issue 3, April 11, 2019. Abstract Objective: Nighttime crashes are overrepresented on the U.S. highway system. Roadway lighting, which provides additional…

Webcast Recording: Road Rage: Countering Vehicular Weaponization Through Urban Transportation Design Strategies

May 24, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Road Rage: Countering Vehicular Weaponization Through Urban Transportation Design Strategies This session focuses on what transportation administrators in the United States say they are doing to address and mitigate the threat of vehicular weaponization through planning decisions, public engagement, and networking with overlapping units of government. The presentation includes information…

Webcast Recording: Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation? & Can Public Transportation Compete with Automated and Connected Cars?

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Note: This webinar will feature 2 presentations on papers published in the Journal of Public Transportation. Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation? We’ve all seen the headlines. “Will self-driving cars, taxis make mass transit obsolete?” (Davidson 2017) and “What happens if Uber or Lyft outcompetes public…

Webcast Recording: Airport Clean Vehicle Policies and Practices

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Airport Clean Vehicle Policies and Practices This webcast will present the results of the Airport Cooperative Research Project Synthesis: “Clean Vehicles, Fuels, and Practices for Airport Private Ground Transportation Providers.” The aim of this study was to research and summarize the experience of public-use airports with implementing airport clean…