CUTR has a team of experienced and dedicated personnel who work on a range of transportation-related projects and programs. The center’s staff includes educators, researchers, and technical experts who are committed to improving transportation safety for all road users.

In addition to its core staff, CUTR also works with a network of partners and collaborators in the transportation field. These partners include other research institutions, government agencies, and industry associations. By leveraging the expertise and resources of these partners, CUTR is able to make a greater impact on transportation safety and driver education issues.

Laurie Zeruto

Program Planner Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Laurie Zeruto graduated from Florida State University as a Masters in Social Work with a focus in social policy. Her career in transportation began 18 years ago with the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged. In 2018, Laurie joined the Compliance Oversight and Technical Assistance Team and serves as the Program Planner with the scheduling, technical assistance, and reporting of triennial reviews conducted.