CUTR Webcast Recording: Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments

November 12, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments Freight mobility is one of the most important elements in fulfilling the growing high demand for goods, commodities, and services in the United States and in doing so, affects a geographic area’s (state, region, etc.) economy, and overall quality of life. Its importance as a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context

October 29, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context Passenger rail has been resurging in the United States over the past decade. Amtrak, the primary intercity rail carrier, has experienced near continuous ridership growth from 20.9 million to 31.6 million passengers, or

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight

October 15, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight Chicago consistently ranks among the most congested metropolitan areas in the country, and the impact of all that slow-moving traffic is a steady drain on the region’s economy.  An estimated 67% of the region’s total freight volume is moved by truck, a factor that contributes to and is impacted by

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles

October 1, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles This webinar will present perspectives on the impacts that emerging technologies will have on travel behavior and the transportation system going forward. Specifically, the impacts of technology enabled improvements in mobility such as those utilized by transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft, Splits, Bridj, etc) and those

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Social Justice (of) Movement: How Transit Administrators Define Social Justice

September 17, 2015 12:00PM (ET) The Social Justice (of) Movement: How Transit Administrators Define Social Justice Transit administrators have an exceptional amount of power over the lives of the urban poor. Their decisions have immediate and lifelong consequences, and can determine where and when transit dependent populations can access societal resources like jobs, schools, hospitals, and cultural facilities. This webcast

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples

September 3, 12:00PM (ET) Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples A research study investigated the impacts of technology on operational efficiency of Florida Community Transportation Coordinators (CTCs).  The challenges facing CTC staff are universal as trips have to be completed with no delays and customers have to be satisfied. Although demand is on the rise,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit

August 20, 2015 12:00PM (ET) A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit Imagine a transit solution that provides relief for traffic congestion and pays for itself! By combining the individual strengths of transit and tolling, Bus Toll Lanes gives travelers a real choice by providing sustainable, competitive options.  Bus

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida

July 9, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida The webinar will present part of the work conducted for the evaluation of the pedestrian safety focused initiative launched by FDOT in 2011. The evaluation includes the method and data collected during the observational and public

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement

June 25, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement This webinar provides insights into how various transit agencies around the United States engage their communities. There are many variations in how mass transit agencies view who their “community” is, and the steps they take to engage them in the public transportation policymaking process. Do transit

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2)

June 22, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2) The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn?

June 11, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn? In a recent policy decision, the FTA rescinded Circular 2710.1A and no longer pre-approves the sampling plans in this circular. Giving the options of sampling every day, every other day, etc., these highly structured sampling plans had served many agencies over many

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