Events

Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2)

October 26 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2) View Part 1 Recording 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 is Part

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Bringing Order to Chaos: The Growing Role of Proactive Traffic Management Solutions

October 24, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Bringing Order to Chaos: The Growing Role of Proactive Traffic Management Solutions Increasingly, proactive traffic management strategies can be deployed on freeways and arterials with the aim of improving safety while reducing congestion and emissions. The toolbox of applications usually includes ramp metering, variable speed limit systems, advanced traffic signal control, traffic information, incident management,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety

October 12, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety This research involved a GIS analysis of pedestrian crashes that occurred within 100 feet of a bus stop in Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida between 2011 and 2014. In Broward County, there were 357 pedestrian crashes within 100 feet of a BCT bus stop, of

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety

October 10, 2017, 12:00PM (ET ) Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety A Governing analysis of pedestrian crashes found that pedestrians are fatally injured at disproportionately higher rates in the nation’s poorer neighborhoods. In metro areas, low-income tracts record pedestrian fatality rates approximately twice those of more affluent neighborhoods. The webcast will present the findings of a research study

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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. December 4-8, 2017 (M-F: 8:00am-4:30pm) Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works, Miami, FL NOTE: This course is a requirement to graduate from the Florida Transit Operator Trainer Training Certificate

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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. November 6-7, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc., St. Augustine, 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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Transit Dispatch and Supervisor Training

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. October 17-18, 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm, daily) LYNX, Orlando, 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

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CUTR Webcast: Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard

October 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard Texas Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division (TxDOT-PTN) administers federal and state grants for public transportation in Texas and funds 26 urban and 37 rural transit districts. Sponsored by TxDOT-PTN, the Transit Mobility program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) built a performance dashboard to create a one-stop

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CUTR Webcast Recording: TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

August 17, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and

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Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is open for the 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in Tampa November 14-15, 2017! It was sold out last year! To receive updates and information on the Summit, you can sign up to receive the newsletter.

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TSA Mass Transit & Passenger Rail Security Awareness

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. September 19, 2017 (8:00am – 4:30pm) LYNX, Orlando, 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 information

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Management of Transit Construction Projects Course

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. October 31-November 2, 2017 (T-W: 8:30am-4:30pm; and F: 8:30am-3:00pm) 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 Lewis or call (813)

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