§334.065, Florida Statutes – Center for Urban Transportation Research

  1. There is established at the University of South Florida the Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research
  2. The center shall be a continuing resource for the Legislature, the Department of Transportation, local governments, the nation’s metropolitan regions, and the private sector in the area of urban transportation research
  3. An advisory board shall be created to periodically and objectively review and advise the center concerning its research program

CUTR Advisory Board Materials

The agendas and meeting materials are located here.




2021 CUTR Advisory Board





Jean Duncan, P.E.

CUTR Advisory Board Co-Chair Administrator of Infrastructure and Mobility, City of Tampa
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Jean Duncan joined the City of Tampa as a Transportation Project Design Engineer in 2003.  She was appointed as the Transportation Manager in 2009 by Mayor Pam Iorio and in 2014 was appointed as the Director of Transportation and Stormwater Services Department by Mayor Bob Buckhorn.  On February 5, 2020, Duncan was appointed by Mayor Jane Castor, as the Infrastructure and Mobility Administrator to oversee the following Departments:  Infrastructure: (Contract Administration, Wastewater and Water) / Infrastructure Services: (Facilities Maintenance, Fleet Management, and Solid Waste) and Mobility: (Operations, Parking, Smart Mobility, Stormwater Engineering, and Transportation Engineering).  Duncan’s administration includes approximately 1400 employees and a yearly budget of over $500M. Prior to joining the City of Tampa in 2003, Duncan owned a Civil Engineering Consulting firm for twelve (12) years. Her firm provided transportation and stormwater engineering services as well as coastal and estuary modeling, air and noise analyses, and environmental studies. She also served as the Assistant Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) Administrator for the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 Office (FDOT) in Tampa. She established a new PD& E department, building an engineering and environmental team to manage Project Development and Conceptual Design Projects, FDOT Work Program Management,  and Regional Traffic Modeling for a four-county area. She is actively involved in the civil engineering profession and is an alumna volunteer with Engineering students at the University of South Florida, College of Engineering, and the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR).  Duncan is also a Board member of the CUTR Advisory Board. Duncan, a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management, both from the University of South Florida.

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