CUTR Webcast Recording: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 15, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice

August 18, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice This research considers what public transportation administrators say prevents them from more fully pursuing socially just policies and procedures. From things like elected official resistance, to unfair funding mechanisms, to urban zoning and development decisions that inhibit transit service…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit

August 4, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit In an effort to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions many transit agencies in the U.S. have adopted alternative fuel vehicles or implemented idle reduction technologies and policies. Unlike alternative fuel technologies that often require significant up-front investment in vehicles and infrastructure, the…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

July 7, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowd-sourced Information Offering real-time arrival information to riders via mobile applications has been shown to improve the rider’s perception of transit, and even increase ridership.  This direct connection to riders also offers the agency an opportunity to collect feedback on how transit service…

FAC Webinar Recording: Recent FAA Guidance and Directives Concerning Grant Assurance Compliance and Federally Funded Projects

June 29, 2016 11:00AM (ET) Recent FAA Guidance and Directives Concerning Grant Assurance Compliance and Federally Funded Projects This topic will provide participants with an update regarding recent FAA Guidance on AIP Contract Terms,  PFC eligibility for rail projects, new ADA compliance requirements, new use restrictions compliance policy and other recent developments. Download Handout Presenters:…

Upcoming CUTR Webcast: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 1, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions

June 9, 2016 (ET) Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions Florida exceeds the national rate for rear-ended transit bus collisions, and it matches it for side impact collisions. The Center for Urban Transportation Research recently completed a study that tried to determine the causes of these types of collisions and come up with…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series

Thursday, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 2016, at 4:00-5:00PM (ET) Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series Many communities are updating their comprehensive plan to promote a wider variety of transportation modes. In the process, they are making changes that improve livability and the local and…

FAC Webinar Recording: NextGen Implementation and Impacts on Florida Airports

June 15, 2016 11:00AM (ET) NextGen Implementation and Impacts on Florida Airports This webinar will provide an overview of the role of airports in NextGen implementation, especially as relates to performance based navigation (PBN) procedures. We will discuss the Metroplex process, and appropriate opportunities for airports to engage in dialog with the FAA. Download Presentation…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Motorcycle Safety in Florida: Where are we?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Motorcycle Safety in Florida: Where are we? Florida’s sunny weather, beautiful beaches, and scenic highways make it a popular place for motorcycle enthusiasts, and the state is host to popular motorcycle rallies, such as Biketoberfest and Daytona Bike Week. Motorcycles are a mode of transportation that is more vulnerable…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Emerging Technologies Fulfilling First and Last Mile Needs

April 12, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Emerging Technologies Fulfilling First and Last Mile Needs New technologies are challenging the ways in which transit systems are able to provide service, however research is beginning to show ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are becoming more of a friend to public transportation than an enemy. Public…

Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Mitigate Bus Collisions

This report summarizes the data findings from profiling 17 Florida transit agencies in regards to rear-ended and side collisions. Site visits were conducted to get a better understanding of their procedures for investigating, tracking, and preventing collisions. It also included an analysis of their NTD and non-NTD collision data. Based on the findings, this report…