Webinar Recording: Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

Webinar Recording: Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

April 22, 2020 Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection Multimodal transportation such as transit, bike, walk, transportation network companies (TNCs) (e.g., Uber, Lyft), car share, and bike share are vital to supporting livable communities. However, current data collection techniques for multimodal travel behavior, including apps built specifically for travel behavior surveys, have limitations (e.g.,

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Webinar Recording: Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns

April 2, 2020 Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns This webinar summarizes a study that examined issues of women’s safety and security on public transit. The research conducted for the study indicates that there are shortcomings in addressing gender-based harassment on public transit and, more generally, in public spaces. Transit agencies tend to follow the

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Upcoming Webinar: Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

*Please note: Webinars will be pre-recorded and posted when available. Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative Most mid-size and large open-campus universities, theme parks, commercial campuses, airports, and other low-speed environments have courtesy shuttle or bus service as an important mode of transportation around campus and in nearby vicinities. Given the nature of short-distance trips within or around campus, and

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Deadline extended for abstracts – Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar

Deadline extended to Monday, June 1, 2020. TRB’s National Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar will be held on November 16-18, 2020 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The event will include presentations on successful outcomes and lessons learned from safety and security policy and procedure modifications and technology pilots and

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Rescheduled: Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program (Train-the-Trainer)

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. Rescheduled: September 15, 2020 (8:30am – 4:30pm) LeeTran, Ft Myers, 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 Lewis or call (813) 974-1123.

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Faculty, students, and visitors join together for the second annual USF Transportation Day

The University of South Florida (USF) closed a campus street to vehicular traffic for the second annual USF Transportation Day. The transportation celebration focused on sustainable, multi-use, and non-car commuting options in the Tampa Bay region, including bicycles, scooters, and electric vehicles. This car-free zone allowed event-goers to visit vendor booths and play games throughout the afternoon event. The event

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Webinar Recording: The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative

February 27, 2020 @ 12:00PM (ET) The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative The webinar will present the community-based Healthy Buddy Program concept and its application for improving the mobility and quality of life among transportation-disadvantaged older adults. The webinar will discuss key qualitative interview findings from the first phase of the project,

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Webinar Recording: Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System

January 30, 2020, 12:00PM (ET) Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System The webinar will present the work completed towards the development of a prototype application for connected bicycles, that allows users to be safer in the future world of increasing connectivity between road users and infrastructure. Presenter: Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D., Center for Urban Transportation Research

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