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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Motorcycle Crash Trends in Florida

December 2, 2010 This webcast explores motorcycle crash trends in Florida. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) funded the Observational Survey of Motorcyclists through the use of highway safety funds. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Chanyoung Lee, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording http://youtu.be/1NLwHvPdjdo AICP Status AICP-CM credit is not available for this

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Vehicle Assist and Automation Technologies in Bus Revenue Service

November 18, 2010 Vehicle Assist and Automation (VAA) technologies are guidance systems that provide partial or full control of a vehicle’s movement. This presentation will discuss several VAA pilot programs that will begin soon at several transit agencies in the U.S. as well as the planned evaluation of them. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Brian Pessaro, AICP,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Organizational Structure of MPOs

November 4, 2010 This webcast presents the highlights of an 18‐month study funded by the Federal Highway Administration. Topics include the organizational structure of MPOs, staffing levels, specialization of staff, workforce turnover, and the governance of MPOs. The webcast is intended for MPO staff or others interested in MPOs, such as state DOT personnel and local government transportation planners. Participants

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Location Aware Technology

October 21, 2010 This webcast presents a case study utilizing GPS-enabled cellular phones to assist riders with special needs using the Travel Assistance Device (TAD). The webcast provides an overview of the following: Location Aware Information Systems (LAIS), the role of LAIS in travel training, the Travel Assistance Device (TAD), and the impact of TAD ON USERS. Download a PDF copy

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit GIS Clearinghouse

October 7, 2010 This webcast provides information on the annual GIS in Public Transportation conference and the GIS Clearinghouse. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Sean Barbeau, Research Associate and Nevine Georggi, Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording http://youtu.be/gZY2ciTTih4 AICP Status AICP-CM credit is not available for this CUTR webcast recording.

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Introduction to Public Records in the Sunshine State

September 27, 2010 at 1:00pm This lecture, presented by the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Florida, will provide an accelerated introduction to Florida’s open government laws and their application to the day-to-day workings on state government.  There will be an emphasis on new media and how Florida’s Sunshine and Public Records laws apply to digital communication

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