CUTR Assists AASHTO to complete series of reports tracking commuter trends and behavior

CUTR was the primary contractor for the supporting research and development of the reports and Dr. Steven Polzin was the co-author for the series of 16 reports and the Executive Summary. As noted in the AASHTO news release: The Commuting in America 2013 series is used for public policy, planning, research, and education practitioners to…

USF awarded $2.8 million federal grant to continue NCTR work

The University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) has been awarded a two year, $2.8 million federal grant to continue work done through its National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) (www.nctr.usf.edu). USF is one of only 35 universities to be selected to receive a University Transportation Center grant from the U.S. Department…

FDOT Receives 2013 Governors Highway Safety Association award

The Florida DOT has received the 2013 GHSA Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award for their Bicycle/Pedestrian Focused Initiative, the first statewide, data-driven program that targeted enforcement and educational resources to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety in 10 priority counties. The CUTR ITS group, led by Dr. Pei Sung Lin, acted as a partner to FDOT…

CUTR Researchers are leading in amount of research dollars awarded

The University of South Florida has recently released data on the total dollar value of the research awards received in the 2012 fiscal year. CUTR held two of the top four spots! Joel Volinski, NCTR Director, held the #2 spot with over $4.4 million, and Dr. Pei Sung Lin, ITS Program Director, held the #4…