“FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management for Transit Bus (Report 0179)” now available

CUTR’s Lisa Staes and Jodi Godfrey’s FTA report “FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management for Transit Bus (Report 0179)” was recently published and now available online. This research includes an examination of the standards, guidelines, and recommendations associated with crashworthiness and Crash Energy Management (CEM) for transit buses, including articulated buses, BRT buses, and…

“FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management Follow-up for Less than 30 Ft Bus” recently published

CUTR’s Lisa Staes and Jodi Godfrey’s FTA report “FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management Follow-up for Less than 30 Ft Bus (Report 0141)” was recently published and now available online. FTA directed this comprehensive study that includes background research and analysis on needs and gaps for voluntary standards or recommended practices for crashworthiness and…

CUTR team awarded brief by AASHTO

The AASHTO Commuting in America (CIA) series focuses on understanding new challenges and opportunities for improved understanding of national commuting. CUTR has been awarded the brief: Understanding Geographic and Demographic Variation in Mode Choice and Travel Behavior, where the research team (Nikhil Menon, Yaye Keita, and a graduate student) will investigate the major trends in…

CUTR awarded three projects from the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD)

CUTR was recently awarded three grants from the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD). Each of these projects will investigate a set of critical challenges facing transportation in America today with an emphasis on equity and safety.   Equitable Transportation Planning Curriculum for Urban Planning and Transportation Programs Investigators: Kristine Williams, AICP Tia…

Florida LTAP Center awarded TaxWatch Productivity Award for Service

Since 1989, the TaxWatch Productivity Awards program has publicly recognized and rewarded state employees and work units whose work significantly and measurably increases productivity and promotes innovation to improve the delivery of state services and save money for Florida taxpayers and businesses. The Florida LTAP Center was given the TaxWatch Productivity Award for Service for…

Jodi Godfrey to present during “Women Advancing Transportation for Our Future Mobility Needs” on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Join CUTR’s Senior Research Associate Jodi Godfrey as she presents during the free Zoom webinar “Women Advancing Transportation for Our Future Mobility Needs” on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020. Representation of women in the transportation workforce is stunningly low. What would happen to our mobility with more women driving transportation policies, planning, operations, and maintenance? During TRB’s 6th…