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Seckin Ozkul, Ph.D., P.E. – Research Associate Faculty

Seckin Ozkul, Ph.D., P.E. Traffic Operations & Safety Research Associate Faculty Email: sozkul@cutr.usf.edu Phone: 813-974-0445       Education: Ph. D., Civil Engineering (Transportation), University of Florida, 2014 M.S., Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, 2009 B.S., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 2006   Specialties: Commercial vehicle operations Survey design and conduction Freight management Freight logistics Economic impacts of freight transportation

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Commission begins search for Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

The Florida Transportation Commission is conducting a search for an outstanding forward-thinking individual to lead and manage Florida’s Department of Transportation, an agency with over 6,000 employees and an annual budget of $10.8 billion. This individual must be personally committed to improving the mobility and economic strength of one of the nation’s fastest growing states through effective planning strategies that

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2016 CUTR Annual Report

Read about CUTR’s problem solving research, workforce development, and outreach efforts in a beautiful, magazine-like reader that is viewable on any device or click here to download the CUTR Annual Report as a PDF. The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has enjoyed more than 25 years of continued success in conducting relevant and timely research and analysis

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CUTR Annual Report

The CUTR annual report is now available.  The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has enjoyed more than 25 years of continued success in conducting relevant and timely research and analysis for sponsors at the local, state, and federal levels. With a staff of 38 faculty researchers, 27 research and support staff, and 54 student research assistants and

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Retirement of founding Director, Gary Brosch

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida announced today the retirement of Founding Director Gary Brosch. Brosch was the first employee when the center was established by the Florida legislative in 1988 to serve as a resource to the legislature, local governments and the private sector for finding innovative solutions to transportation problems. “I

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CUTR Alumni Info Request

Dear former CUTRite, CUTR is turning 25 years young!  We have come a long way since we were established in the USF College of Engineering in 1988 by the Florida Legislature and the Florida Board of Regents.  CUTR has become recognized nationally and serves as an important resource for policymakers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public.  Our mission

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FDOT Receives 2013 Governors Highway Safety Association award

The Florida DOT has received the 2013 GHSA Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award for their Bicycle/Pedestrian Focused Initiative, the first statewide, data-driven program that targeted enforcement and educational resources to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety in 10 priority counties. The CUTR ITS group, led by Dr. Pei Sung Lin, acted as a partner to FDOT on this initiative and is

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