Events

NTI Procurement Series II – Risk Assessment and Basic Core or Price Analysis

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 18, 2019 (1:00pm – 4:30pm) (registration 12:30pm – 1:00pm) March 19-21, 2019 (8:30am – 4:30pm) March 22, 2019 (8:30am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call

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NTI Procurement Series I – Orientation to Transit Procurement

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. January 14, 2019 (1:00pm – 4:30pm) (registration 12:30pm – 1:00pm) January 15-17, 2019 (8:30am – 4:30pm) January 18, 2019 (8:30am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call

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National Rural Transit Assistance Program START (Safety Training and Rural Transit) Workshop

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 19-20, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) StarMetro, Tallahassee, 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. Course flyer and

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Webcast Recording: Work Zone Crash Analysis in Florida

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Work Zone Crash Analysis in Florida During the maintenance and reconstruction of existing infrastructure and the construction of new infrastructure, designated work zones are important for the safety of road users and workers. These work zones are usually marked and managed by special traffic signs, standard channelizing devices, appropriate barriers, pavement markings, and construction

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Webcast Recording: Building an Alternative Fuel Bus Program: Funding Opportunities and Best Practices for Transit Agencies

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Building an Alternative Fuel Bus Program: Funding Opportunities and Best Practices for Transit Agencies As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, Clean Cities coalitions foster the nation’s economic, environmental, and energy security by working locally to advance affordable, domestic transportation fuels and technologies. Nearly 100 coalitions serve as the foundation

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Webcast Recording: Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis This research examines the linguistic choices that frame the relationships between bicyclists and other parties involved in fatal crash events. Textual data were collected via media reports of bicyclist traffic fatalities between January 2009 and June 2018 in Hillsborough County, Florida,

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Webcast Recording: The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters Destructive natural disasters such as hurricanes or other extreme weather events challenge many industries, especially the public transit industry. The 2017 hurricane season proved to be tumultuous, with three major hurricanes devastating the U.S. in less than 2 months.

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Effectively Managing Transit Emergencies (FT00456)

February 12-15, 2019 (Tuesday-Thursday, 8:00am-4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00 am-12:00pm) Miami-Dade DTPW, Miami, FL For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute. Course information and registration instructions

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Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435)

January 7-11, 2019 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm) Miami-Dade DTPW, Miami, FL For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute. Course flyer and registration information

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Webcast Recording: Motorcycle Safety Programs Using Public Health Approach

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Motorcycle Safety Programs Using Public Health Approach Florida is one of the most beautiful states in which to ride a motorcycle, but motorcyclists in Florida are disproportionately vulnerable road users. Motorcyclists accounted for nearly 17% of all traffic fatalities in Florida in 2016, even though motorcycles account for only 3% of registered vehicles in

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Upcoming Webcast: Public Transit in America

Rescheduled: Date TBD Public Transit in America Understanding transit ridership and the characteristics of transit markets is a fundamental necessity for all individuals involved in planning, operating, marketing, and policy decision-making for public transit. The 2016 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) data set was released in March of 2018, which affords researchers the ability to assess a range of public

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Webcast Recording: StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App This webcast will feature Sara Hendricks and Sean Barbeau, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa; and Kelly Robertson, BowStern LLC. StarMetro, the public transit agency in Tallahassee, Florida, piloted the use of a mobile fare payment app with over 300 volunteer transit riders. The test featured

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