Over 300 Employers Named as Best Workplaces for Commuters

TAMPA, Fla., January 31, 2019 – Announcing today the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) annual list of U.S.-based employers who meet the program’s National Standard of Excellence. The list includes companies like Whole Foods Market, Ernst & Young, LLP, Logistics Management Institute (LMI), Lyft, Mayo Clinic, Merck & Company, Inc., NCR Corporation, Netflix, Oracle…

2019 Commuter Choice Certificate schedule

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the 2019 course calendar for the Florida Commuter Choice Certificate.  (www.commuterservices.com) The first module, Trends and Conditions Affecting Transportation, is free for everyone but registration is required.  See link below.  We have five new courses this year. Most…

Journal of Public Transportation Vol 20 Issue 2 released

The National Center for Transit Research within the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the following eight papers in Volume 20 Issue 2 of the Journal of Public Transportation are now available for downloading at http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jpt/ .   The S-Curve of Technological Adoption: Mobile Communication Devices…

Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate registration

Registration is now open for the 2017 Social Marketing in Transportation course!   This course can help transportation professionals to develop more effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to the problems facing our communities. Social marketing is the systematic application of marketing, along with other behavior change concepts and techniques, to achieve specific behavioral actions for…

USF Graduate Transportation Course Offerings – Fall 2016

USF offers a variety of graduate transportation courses to support your professional development and academic advancement. The shifting national demographics, the increasing interest in transportation infrastructure, urban development and sustainability, transportation safety, and the integration of new technologies into transportation, all contribute to a growing importance of well-informed transportation professionals. There is no better time than now to…

Panel Discussion on the Future of Transportation

The Gasprilla Interactive conference held a panel discussion on the changes in transportation in light of transportation network companies and the prospect of automated vehicles.  The participants were CUTR’s Dr. Steve Polzin, Katharine Eagan HART CEO, Steven Anderson legal counsel for Lyft, and Savannah Peterson, a consultant from Silicon Valley.  The video was just released. 24…

2016 CUTR Annual Report

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida has enjoyed more than 25 years of continued success in conducting relevant and timely research and analysis for sponsors at the local, state, and federal levels. With a staff of 38 faculty researchers, 27 research and support staff, and 54 student research assistants and an…

Commuter Choice Certificate

The Commuter Choice Certificate (CCC) program provides the most comprehensive training program for transportation professionals involved in managing demand for our transportation systems. The non-credit certificate is awarded to participants who complete the required and elective courses to receive total of 80 credits over a two-year period.  Each attendee is expected to participate in class discussions and complete…

CUTR Annual Report

The CUTR annual report is now available.  The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has enjoyed more than 25 years of continued success in conducting relevant and timely research and analysis for sponsors at the local, state, and federal levels. With a staff of 38 faculty researchers, 27 research and support staff, and…

Patent Awarded: System and Method for Rendering a Distributed Location-Aware System

This patent is a distributed location-aware system that is able to efficiently exchange location data over large geographic areas without requiring a centralized server. See US 9,130,995 B1 for more information. Issued Sept 8, 2015, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For more information, contact Sean Barbeau, Ph.D.