Upcoming Webinar: The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative

February 27, 2020 @ 12:00PM (ET) The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative The webinar will present the community-based Healthy Buddy Program concept and its application for improving the mobility and quality of life among transportation-disadvantaged older adults. The webinar will discuss key qualitative interview findings from the first phase of the project,

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Webinar Recording: Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System

January 30, 2020, 12:00PM (ET) Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System The webinar will present the work completed towards the development of a prototype application for connected bicycles, that allows users to be safer in the future world of increasing connectivity between road users and infrastructure. Presenter: Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D., Center for Urban Transportation Research

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Webinar Recording: Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation

November 14, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation As transportation infrastructure continues to expand from isolated nodes to large interconnected networks, cybersecurity is a critical concern for transit agencies. This report provides recommendations and suggested policies for transit agencies that may help reduce cybersecurity liabilities. The recommendations are informed by a literature review of existing vulnerabilities, a survey

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Webinar Recording: Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast

October 15, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast Join the Florida Clean Cities Coalitions for a webcast on the State of Florida Beneficiary Mitigation Plan and funding opportunities. Attend this webinar to hear from the State’s designated beneficiary, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and learn more about the Mitigation Plan and eligible projects. Representatives from Florida’s

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Webinar Recording: Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas

September 26, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas Shared-use mobility (SUM) practices are transportation services that are shared among users. SUM can include ‘traditional SUM’ practices such as public transit, taxis, limousines, etc., or ‘technology enabled SUM’ (will be referred to as ‘SUM’ in this report) practices  such as

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Webinar Recording: Transit and Livability: Results from the National Community Livability Survey

September 12, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Transit and Livability: Results from the National Community Livability Survey This session will present results from a national survey that was conducted to understand factors important to livability in both urban and rural areas across the country and to study the role of transportation and public transit. While many factors influence a community’s livability, affordable

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Webinar Recording: Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future!

September 10, 2019, 7:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future! This talk focuses on Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and what it might mean for the future role of conventional public transport. We present evidence on potential user support for MaaS subscription plans and price points, as well some

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Webinar Recording: Observations from the 2017 NHTS

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00pm (ET) Observations from the 2017 NHTS Understanding transit ridership and the characteristics of transit markets is a fundamental necessity for all individuals involved in planning, operating, marketing, and policy decision-making for public transit. The 2016 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) data set was released in March of 2018, which affords researchers the ability to assess

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Webinar Recording: Transportation that Will Transform Florida

August 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Transportation that Will Transform Florida Senator Brandes looks forward to his webcast, where he will highlight current Florida legislation regarding autonomous and shared vehicles. He will explain the need for third-party validators in this field. Additionally, he will share some of our most exciting projects currently operating, as well as

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Webinar Recording: How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility

August 1, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Journal of Public Transportation. To encourage greater fixed route transit use for people with disabilities, transit agencies are implementing more rigorous paratransit eligibility determination practices. Previous

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Webinar Recording: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry

July 18, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Mineta Transportation Institute on Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry. The presenter will provide an overview of the current transportation setting, some findings as to why the industry

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Webinar Recording: Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization

June 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization This webinar discusses methods used by MPOs to prioritize projects based on equity, based on a study funded by the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, & Dollars (CTEDD). The webinar will examine how MPOs are selecting projects to provide communities of concern with greater access to opportunities, especially economic

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