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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Alternative Fuels and Public Transportation Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Transportation Capital Investments

February 24, 2011 This webcast explores the importance of alternative fuels in the overall transportation picture, what factors should be considered, and how to compare the potential costs of alternative fuel initiatives. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate and Steve Reich, Transportation Program Evaluation & Economic Analysis Program Director, Center for Urban

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Managing During Tough Times – Lessons Learned in Transit Efficiencies and Revenue Generation

February 10, 2011 This seminar provides information to those who plan public services, particularly public transportation and alternative forms of transportation, during times of tight budgets and declining revenues. Dozens of techniques used by transit agencies to either generate new revenue or reduce costs are described. References are made to better planning of resource allocation through “Comprehensive Operations Analysis” to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Airport Cooperative Research Program – Practical Solutions to Airport Problems

January 27, 2011 Airports are vital national resources. They serve key roles in the transportation of people and goods and in regional, national, and international commerce. They are where the nation’s aviation system connects with other modes of transportation and where federal responsibility for managing and regulating air traffic operations intersects with the role of state and local governments that

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Green Transit Toolkit – Helping Systems Turn the Corner

January 13, 2011 This webcast discusses the Green Transit Communications Resource Package project. The purpose of this project is to create communications materials for transit agencies and other advocacy groups for statewide benefit. Instead of a marketing campaign, the idea is to create a brand that provides a complementary, consistent message with information directed at decision makers. Download a PDF copy

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