CUTR Webcast Recording: Collaboration between Universities and Cities to Create Sustainable Communities

October 2, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Collaboration between Universities and Cities to Create Sustainable Communities Transportation agencies are grappling with new and unfamiliar issues within their domain, from addressing big problems like climate change to focusing on accessibility, where land use, urban design, and active transportation modes are more important. These challenges come at a time…

CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 1)

September 18, 2014 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Attracting and Securing Airline Service

September 4, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Attracting and Securing Airline Service The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Attracting and Securing Airline Service. During the webinar we will discuss and review the following areas of air service development and expansion: Create The Air Service Strategy Identify The Opportunities…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Five Ways to Mitigate Substance Abuse in the Transportation Workplace

August 21, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Five Ways to Mitigate Substance Abuse in the Transportation Workplace The USDOT testing regulations play an important role in deterring safety-sensitive employees from using prohibited drugs or mis-using alcohol, within the transportation workplace. However, an agency’s overall safety culture plays an even larger role. This session will describe five key elements…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Evaluating the Impacts of Real-Time Transit Information in Tampa and Atlanta

August 7, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Evaluating the Impacts of Real-Time Transit Information in Tampa and Atlanta Service reliability issues have troubled public transit agencies for decades.  When a bus or train does not arrive on time, passengers become frustrated and may be less likely to choose transit for future trips.  To address this, transit authorities…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Value Capture Coordination Best Practices and Case Studies for Transit Capital Projects

July 24, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Value Capture Coordination Best Practices and Case Studies for Transit Capital Projects For the past several years, the presence of public transit has proven to have the potential to boost the value of some nearby properties, leading to more attractive opportunities for developers.  Planners and policy makers have started to…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Veteran Mobility in Small Urban and Rural Areas

July 10, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Veteran Mobility in Small Urban and Rural Areas The need for veteran transportation is growing rapidly because of the increasing number of older veterans as well as the numerous injured service men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently, for every fatality in Iraq, there are 16 wounded or…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Introduction to Airport Economics

June 26, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Introduction to Airport Economics The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Introduction to Airport Economics. This is a special 1-hour online program was designed to introduce participants to the basics of airport financial activities.  As an introductory course, this session is perfect for those…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Pedestrian/Bicyclist Warning Devices and Signs at Highway-Rail and Pathway-Rail Grade Crossings

June 12, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Pedestrian/Bicyclist Warning Devices and Signs at Highway-Rail and Pathway-Rail Grade Crossings Federal reporting shows a relatively constant number of pedestrian and bicycle fatalities at highway-rail and pathway-rail grade crossings over the past ten years. This is in contrast to a marked decrease in train–vehicle collisions at highway-rail crossings. There is limited…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

May 29, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions This session presented the findings from a study conducted to examine rear-end collisions between motorists and public transit buses. This study was initiated because some transit agencies were reporting alarming increases to rear end collisions. The study was designed to fulfill the following…

CUTR Webcast Recording: University Campuses as Leaders in the Shift Away from Driving

On May 15, 2014, the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida (and home for Best Workplaces for Commuters) hosted a webinar entitled, University Campuses as Leaders in the Shift Away from Driving, featuring Phineas Baxandall, Senior Analyst for Tax & Budget Policy, U.S. PIRG.  The recording of this webinar is…

CUTR Webcast Recording: The Impact of Implementing a Contactless Smart Card System on Miami Dade Transit and its Customers

May 1, 2014 12:00PM (EST) The Impact of Implementing a Contactless Smart Card System on Miami Dade Transit and its Customers In 2009, Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) deployed an Automated Fare Collection System or “smart card” branded EASY Card. EASY Card offers the choice of various period passes, a stored value electronic purse, and the ability…