Events

Apr. 25, 2017: Shared Employer Shuttles: Sharing the Road and the Savings webinar

In this free webinar, Shared Employer Shuttles: Sharing the Road and the Savings, we’ll explore three examples of US employers sharing the cost of shuttle services: high-tech long haul shuttles, a partnership with a microtransit provider, and transportation management association (TMA) members sharing connections to suburban rail stations. Private employer shuttles are an effective tool for lowering single occupant vehicle

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May 3-5, 2017: Florida Commuter Transportation Summit

The 2017 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit will be held on May 3-5, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Summit is sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation and hosted by the Center for Urban Transportation Research. Join us for a 1/2 day workshop on May 3, 2017, 1pm-5pm, “Assessing Walkability for Workplaces.” The Summit will begin on May 4. More

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Registration is Open: Leadership Development for Airport & Transportation Professionals

The Florida Airports Council, together with the Florida Department of Transportation, the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and Direct Effect Solutions, is proud to announce the Leadership Development for Airport and Transportation Professionals course scheduled to take place in Orlando, May 15-18, 2017. This management and leadership skill-building course is designed specifically for airport/aviation managers and professionals in

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Save the Date: 2017 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit

June 5-7, 2017 USF Embassy Suites & Conference Center • Tampa, FL Registration expected to open the first week of April. For additional information or if you have any questions, please email Jay Goodwill.  

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways

April 13, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways Nighttime crashes are over-represented on the highway system in the United States. Street lighting is an effective countermeasure to improve nighttime safety. To monitor street lighting-level data (illuminance) on a big-scale roadway network precisely and efficiently, CUTR developed the Advanced Lighting Measurement System (ALMS) which is a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping

March 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping Geared toward FTA regulated employers, this webcast will describe best practices for drug and alcohol testing record maintenance and retention.   Presenter will identify the documents that are required to be maintained in accordance with FTA and USDOT rule, discuss restrictions regarding release of testing information and visually

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Can “Big” Data Serve as a Foundation for Measuring and Improving Public Transport Operations?

Dr. Robert Bertini presented as a guest lecturer for the CE 424 Public Transportation course at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo on October 5, 2016. Abstract: Over the past 20 years the transportation engineering field has witnessed a data revolution—some might say that we have transitioned from a data “desert” to a data “ocean.” Intelligent transportation systems data

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know

March 30, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know This webinar will share information on national public transit trends in ridership and productivity and discuss causes and implications of current trends. Presenter: Steve Polzin, Ph.D., Director of Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida Steve Polzin, Ph.D.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: 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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GIS in Transit Conference

Mark Your Calendar! Tenth National GIS in Transit Conference September 6-8, 2017, Washington, DC (Labor Day is Sept 4) Abstract Submission Form – submission deadline February 1, 2017 http://www.urisa.org/transitgis The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, taking place September

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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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