CUTR Webcast Recording: Motorcycle Crash Hot Spot Analysis for Ten High Priority Florida Counties

September 8, 2011 Florida’s growing population and popularity with motorcycle enthusiasts makes motorcycle safety an important issue. The number of motorcycle crashes, fatalities, and injuries in the United States has increased in recent years, and Florida has shown the same trend. The number of motorcycle crashes and injuries in Florida more than doubled between the late-1990s and 2008. In 2009,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Technician Certification – Leveraging Technology for State of the Art Training

August 11, 2011 This webcast highlights exciting new technologies being used to deliver state of the art training for transit technicians. This session explores 3D distance learning platforms, on the job training techniques, and Virtual Hands-On-Training. Attendees will learn how to design training program around established DOE curriculum framework, develop stakeholder relationships and commitments to leverage resources, develop training programs

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Enhancing Livability in Your Community – Recent Developments in Cost-Effective Multimodal Trip Planners

July 28, 2011 This webcast discusses recent developments in online trip planning tools for walking, bicycling, and public transportation to meet a community’s mobility needs. Although proprietary services such as Google Transit/Bikes are well known to the public, it is becoming possible for public transportation agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, and even large employers and large transportation management agencies to provide

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST)

June 20, 2011 This webcast is an introduction to the Transit Boarding Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) for technical professionals and decision-makers involved in transit service planning or transit market analysis who want to learn more about state-of-the-art methodologies being used in Florida and available for application nationwide. Specifically, it provides an overview of critical considerations and the state of

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Moving the Bus Safely Back Into Traffic

June 16, 2011 This webcast presents a recently completed NCTR project titled Moving the Bus Back Into Traffic Safely Phase II, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This project evaluated the effectiveness of using yield-to-bus electronic warning signs on transit buses to improve transit bus safety. The speakers present the selected performance

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Improvements from the Urban Partnership Agreement Program – What Have We Seen So Far?

June 2, 2011 The Urban Partnership Agreement and the Congestion Reduction Demonstration are two congestion relief programs sponsored by USDOT. They awarded $1.3 billion in discretionary funds to six cities that submitted aggressive congestion relief strategies. These strategies had to include what USDOT referred to as the 4T’s: Tolling, Transit, Telecommuting, and Technology. The six cities that were awarded funds

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions

May 19, 2011 The findings from the NCTR project entitled Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions are presented. Current transit bus mirrors have driver field-of-view limitations. These blind zones are the major contributing factor in sideswipe and side crashes involving transit buses. This NCTR project evaluated the effectiveness of camera-based systems to reduce transit bus side

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Trip Reduction Impacts for Mobility Management Strategies

May 5, 2011 This webcast teaches users how to run TRIMMS©, a sketch-planning application to evaluate a broad range of mobility management or transportation demand management initiatives (TDM) . Users will learn to use TRIMMS (Trip Reduction Impacts of Mobility Management Strategies) to evaluate the costs and benefits associated with telecommuting, flexible working schedules, alternative works hours, and other strategies

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Mobility Planning Strategies and Concepts

April 21, 2011 Florida’s growth management requirements have changed considerably over the years and new changes are in the works. One thing, however, hasn’t changed – the need to link land use and transportation plans to accomplish a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system that improves the quality of life in our communities. This session aims to familiarize planners with

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Walk Wise – A Grassroots Pedestrian Safety Campaign

April 7, 2011 Pedestrian safety is a hot topic across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), during 2009, 4,092 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 59,000 were injured in traffic crashes in the United States. On average, a pedestrian was killed every two hours and injured every nine minutes in traffic crashes. Florida is consistently

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The American Community Survey (ACS) Statistical Analyzer

March 24, 2011 This session introduces and demonstrates the ACS Statistical Analyzer. It is an Excel-based template for users of estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) to assess the precision of individual estimates and to compare pairs of estimates for their statistical differences. The ACS Statistical Analyzer covers the following four functions and fifteen sub-functions (not listed):  To derive

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Trends in Travel Behavior

March 10, 2011 The Trends in Travel Behavior webcast provides a better understanding of the socio-demographic changes, changes in travel habits and patterns, changes in supply and demand, and other factors that will affect transportation system performance and planning. Attendees will receive an overview of transportation trends and the implications of these trends on the transportation system. After this module,

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