Events

CUTR’s National Transit Safety Standards Working Group have kick-off meeting in Tampa

The Transit Safety Standards Working Group has been formed to provide input and inform CUTR’s FTA research team in the identification of recommended transit safety standards for FTA’s consideration. On February 15-16, 2017, CUTR’s National Transit Safety Standards Working Group had its kick-off meeting. The Working Group has been formed to provide input to and inform CUTR’s FTA research project

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Transit System Security (FT00432)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. March 27-31, 2017 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis

February 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis In transit, how often do we have accidents at dangerous locations and charge the operator without ever looking deeper into the root cause or developing a process to prevent future incidents of the same kind and at the same location? The definition of insanity is “doing the

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning

March 2, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning The Florida Department of Transportation Public Transit Office has developed the Transit Boardings and Simulation Tool (TBEST) transit planning software to support transit agencies in developing data driven processes to support strategic planning, service planning, grant applications, operations analysis.  This presentation will familiarize the audience with core TBEST applications

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data

February 2, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data The General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) describes fixed-route public transportation service to facilitate integration of transit information into various applications. This webcast will provide an overview of the opportunities to use GTFS for many different types of information services for the general

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Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435)

April 24-28, 2017 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm) PalmTran, West Palm Beach, FL For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute. There is a fee of $85 per person to attend. Course flyer and registration information

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NTI Procurement for Small and Medium Transit Systems

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. March 8-9, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie

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CUTR at the TRB 2017 Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) was excited to participate in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC held on Sunday, January 8 – Thursday, January 12. CUTR has been actively involved with TRB since our establishment in 1988, providing 28 years of commitment to exploring ideas, breakthroughs, challenges,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Pre-certified Method to Estimate Total Transit Usage from Incomplete APC Data for NTD Reporting

January 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Pre-certified Method to Estimate Total Transit Usage from Incomplete APC Data for NTD Reporting This webcast will highlight two guidebooks (one for bus modes and one for rail modes) to a statistical method for transit agencies to estimate total transit usage for reporting to the National Transit Database (NTD) with incomplete data from automatic passenger

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Instructor’s Course for Transit Trainers (FT00562-A)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. February 13-17, 2017 (8:00am-4:30pm, daily) CUTR, Tampa, FL NOTE: This course is a requirement to graduate from the Florida Transit Operator Trainer Training Certificate Program For questions regarding this training course,

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Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate registration

As of August 16, 2016, the Social Marketing in Transportation certificate course is full.  We are allowing people to register and be placed on the waiting list.  Register to be placed on waiting list This course can help transportation professionals to develop more effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to the problems facing our communities. Social marketing is the systematic application

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Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit

The Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Board of Directors invite you to attend their Summer Summit on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in St. Petersburg, FL at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center. BWTB held its first Summit on December 2, 2015 and along with community leaders, citizens, government officials, law enforcement and other attendees worked to establish

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