Safety, Security, and Emergency Management Considerations for FTA Capital Projects (FT00551)

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. June 2-3, 2021 (W-Th: 8:00am-4:30pm) LYNX, Orlando, FL Registration Information For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie Lewis or…

2021 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop

The 2021 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop will be held virtually throughout May, June, July. This unique professional development workshop is sponsored by the Florida Public Transportation Association, the Florida Department of Transportation and the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research. The 2021 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop is celebrating 20 years with 28 virtual sessions. This statewide FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop…

Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435)

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 3-7, 2021 (M-Th: 8:00am – 4:30pm; F: 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL Registration Information For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions…

Transit Supervisor Certification Course (FT00545)

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. Transit Supervisor Certification Course (FT00545) February 22-26, 2021 (M-Th: 8:00am – 4:30pm; F: 8:00am – 12:00pm) Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact…

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…

Webinar Recording: Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas

September 26, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas Shared-use mobility (SUM) practices are transportation services that are shared among users. SUM can include ‘traditional SUM’ practices such as public transit, taxis, limousines, etc., or ‘technology enabled SUM’ (will be referred to as ‘SUM’ in…