CUTR Webcast Recording: Access Management – Best Practices for Local Governments

May 10, 2012 Access management is the careful planning, regulation, and design of access between roadways and land development. Through access management, local governments can help preserve the ability of area roadways to move people and goods safely and efficiently, while advancing economic development and livability goals. Effective access management involves the adoption of plans and policies governing roadway and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Human Transit – Tools for Clarifying Transit Debates

May 3, 2012 Why are transit debates so difficult and confusing? In Human Transit, Jarrett Walker suggests that we need to return to the essential features of transit – the geometry of line, network, and frequency that all transit technologies share. Many great mistakes – in both transit planning and transit oriented development – have been the result of ignoring

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit, Technology, and Public Participation

April 5, 2012 The objective of this project was to evaluate the benefits of employing an integrated system of technologies and practices to improve public participation in the public transportation planning process. A demonstration project was developed in the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area addressing the issues of limited agency resources, individual participation barriers, and the technology divide, among others. A combination

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CUTR Webcast Recording: An Assessment of Public Transportation Markets Using NHTS Data

March 22, 2012 This webcast presented a study that assesses a range of public transit markets for Florida and the U.S. as a whole. Data from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey are used. The public transit markets are defined with trip purpose and seven personal, household, and travel characteristics of persons in these transit markets, including driver status, immigration

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida

March 8, 2012 Transit agencies across Florida have been dealing with escalating fuel prices and changes in environmental regulations affecting the use of diesel engines and diesel fuel. In an effort to address rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, many agencies have introduced alternative fuel technologies to their traditional diesel-powered fleets, including biodiesel, compressed natural gas (CNG), hybrid-electric, battery-electric, hydrogen

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CUTR Webcast Recording: How to Develop a Transit Development Plan (TDP) and Why?

February 23, 2012 This webcast provided an overview of the various elements of producing a Transit Development Plan (TDP) with specific focus on key issues and techniques that can produce a strategic plan that has value and meaning for improving mobility. CUTR has developed extensive training courses and resources in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to address

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Mapping the Structure of Work in Public Transportation

February 9, 2012 Many students, jobseekers, and entry level workers lack information on career opportunities in the transit industry. This makes recruitment, retention, and advancement more difficult. As more workers in the industry approach retirement, leaders will require new tools to attract and advance the next generation of skilled workers. In 2009, the John. J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

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