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CUTR Webcast Recording: Sustainability Metrics and Mapping Tool for Environmental Assessment of Rail Infrastructure in Illinois

December 11, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Sustainability Metrics and Mapping Tool for Environmental Assessment of Rail Infrastructure in Illinois Launched in 2009, the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program aims to provide 80% of Americans access to an improved national rail network within the next 25 years. Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), all proposed rail projects are subject to an

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CUTR Webcast Recording: TriMet’s Customer Service Modules & OTP Analyst Extension using OpenTripPlanner

November 13, 2014 12:00PM (ET) TriMet’s Customer Service Modules & OTP Analyst Extension using OpenTripPlanner OpenTripPlanner (OTP) is a leading open source platform for multi-modal and multi-agency trip itinerary planning.  Launched in 2009, the project has attracted a thriving community of users and developers, receiving support from public agencies, startups, and transportation consultancies alike. OTP deployments now exist around the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Using Audience Response to Measure Pedestrian Education Efforts

October 30, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Using Audience Response to Measure Pedestrian Education Efforts WalkWise Tampa Bay is a grassroots effort providing pedestrian safety education through targeted presentations using an interactive audience response system.  The goal for this project was to increase the knowledge level of pedestrians and drivers in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties to increase compliance with existing laws.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Internal Trip Capture for Mixed-use Developments

October 16, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Internal Trip Capture for Mixed-use Developments Internal trip capture refers to a reduction of trips to and from a mixed-use development resulting from the proximity of complementary land uses within the development. Nationwide, there have been efforts to enhance both the data availability and estimation methodologies to estimate internal trip capture rates. Sponsored by the

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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 when the resources necessary to

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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 have begun to provide real-time

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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 work with local governments to

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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 injured soldiers. This represents an

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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 new to airports and as

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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 research on the subject of

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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 objectives: determine if rear-end collisions

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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 now available for viewing. Summary:

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