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Supervisor and Leadership Training for Florida Transit Agencies

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. Ensure you select the session you plan to attend – the same course will be presented at each offering. July 11-12, 2022: StarMetro, Tallahassee August 10-11,…

How to Perform a Bus Collision Investigation – A Short Course

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. July 14-15, 2022 (Thursday – Friday) 8:00am – 4:30pm PSTA | St. Petersburg, FL For LMS questions or technical assistance or questions about this training course, please contact Stephanie Lewis or call…

Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program (Train-the-Trainer)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. May 24, 2022 (8:30am – 4:30pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course or assistance with the LMS please contact Stephanie Lewis or call…

Defensive Driving Training Program for Florida Small and Rural Transit Agencies (Train-the-Trainer)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. May 25, 2022 (11:00am – 5:00pm) HART, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course or assistance with the LMS please contact Stephanie Lewis or call…

2022 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit

Registration is open for the 2022 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit to be held on June 6-8, 2022 at the Embassy Suites-USF in Tampa, Florida. This unique professional development workshop is hosted by the Florida Public Transportation Association, the Florida Department of Transportation and the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research. The statewide…

Webinar Recording: Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

April 22, 2020 Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection Multimodal transportation such as transit, bike, walk, transportation network companies (TNCs) (e.g., Uber, Lyft), car share, and bike share are vital to supporting livable communities. However, current data collection techniques for multimodal travel behavior, including apps built specifically for travel…

Webinar Recording: Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns

April 2, 2020 Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns This webinar summarizes a study that examined issues of women’s safety and security on public transit. The research conducted for the study indicates that there are shortcomings in addressing gender-based harassment on public transit and, more generally, in public spaces. Transit…

Upcoming Webinar: Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

*Please note: Webinars will be pre-recorded and posted when available. Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative Most mid-size and large open-campus universities, theme parks, commercial campuses, airports, and other low-speed environments have courtesy shuttle or bus service as an important mode of transportation around campus and in nearby vicinities. Given the nature of short-distance trips…

Webinar Recording: The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative

February 27, 2020 @ 12:00PM (ET) The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative The webinar will present the community-based Healthy Buddy Program concept and its application for improving the mobility and quality of life among transportation-disadvantaged older adults. The webinar will discuss key qualitative interview findings from the…

Webinar Recording: Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System

January 30, 2020, 12:00PM (ET) Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System The webinar will present the work completed towards the development of a prototype application for connected bicycles, that allows users to be safer in the future world of increasing connectivity between road users and infrastructure. Presenter: Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D.,…

Webinar Recording: Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation

November 14, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation As transportation infrastructure continues to expand from isolated nodes to large interconnected networks, cybersecurity is a critical concern for transit agencies. This report provides recommendations and suggested policies for transit agencies that may help reduce cybersecurity liabilities. The recommendations are informed by a literature review…

Webinar Recording: Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast

October 15, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast Join the Florida Clean Cities Coalitions for a webcast on the State of Florida Beneficiary Mitigation Plan and funding opportunities. Attend this webinar to hear from the State’s designated beneficiary, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and learn more about the Mitigation Plan and…