Developing Guidelines for Incorporating TDM plans into Business Areas of State Departments of Transportation (WSDOT)

This NCTR project will be conducted in parallel with a separate but complementary project for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) titled “Developing Guidelines for Incorporating Managing Demand into WSDOT Planning and Programming.” WSDOT’s Moving Washington policy directs agency employees to integrate demand management, operations, and strategic capacity strategies to achieve a reliable, responsive,…

CUTR Researchers Awarded Patent on Real-Time Travel Path Prediction and Automated Incident Alerts

On October 1, 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded patent US 8,548,724 – System and Method for Real-time Travel Path Prediction and Automated Incident Alerts – to a team of researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida.  The patent…

Florida Commuter Assistance Program Evaluation

The primary objective for this project is to assess the Commuter Assistance Programs’ (CAPs) contribution to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) goals. These results help the Department establish fair and equitable funding levels and identify areas where FDOT can continue to provide support to improve performance continually for the overall program. In 2009 –…

Commuter Choice Certificate Online Training: Fall 2013 Schedule

The Florida Commuter Choice Certificate’s Fall 2013 schedule is now available and open for registration. Learn more and travel less while earning credits toward the Florida Commuter Choice Certificate. Most classes are held online nearly every Wednesday from 12:00pm to 1:15pm EDT (except where noted). Courses are free for Florida residents. Non-residents pay a nominal…

Past CUTR Transportation Achievement Award Winners

The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to transportation. Previous award recipients include: A. Wayne Rich, former chairman of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority and co-founder of TEAMFL (2013) José Abreu, Director, Miami-Dade Aviation Department (2012) Florida Senator Malcolm Beard (2011) Ben Watts, former Secretary of the…

TDM Evaluation Project for MWCOG

CUTR is part of a team that will review, refine, and implement the transportation demand management (TDM) evaluation methodologies to measure effectiveness of adopted Transportation Emission Reduction Measures (TERMs) associated with the Commuter Connections Program in the Washington DC area. Review Evaluation Needs and Existing Methodologies and Tools Participate in review of surveys and other…

Federal Project for WSDOT

WSDOT seeks to improve its transportation planning investments by developing a deploying a new planning methodology called the “corridor sketch”. This corridor sketch plan is intended as an organizing document that integrates multimodal and operational information and provides a basis for programming mobility solutions focused on operations and demand management strategies. Once fully developed and…

Patent Awarded: Method for Determining Critical Points in Location Data Generated by Location-Based Applications

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded a patent for U.S. Patent # 8,249,807 – Method for Determining Critical Points in Location Data Generated by Location-Based Applications – Reduces the amount of location data sent over a wireless network by pre-filtering the data on-board a…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) from a Public Transportation Perspective

August 9, 2012 This webcast presents the highlights of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) from a public transportation perspective. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Brian Tynan, Director of Government Relations and Rob Healy, Vice President for Government Affairs, American Public Transportation Association Recording https://youtu.be/ocFsuWi9g64 AICP Status…