Upcoming Webinar: How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility

August 1, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Journal of Public Transportation. To encourage greater fixed route transit use for people with disabilities, transit agencies are implementing more rigorous paratransit eligibility determination practices. Previous

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Upcoming Webinar: Transportation that Will Transform Florida

August 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Transportation that Will Transform Florida Senator Brandes looks forward to his webcast, where he will highlight current Florida legislation regarding autonomous and shared vehicles. He will explain the need for third-party validators in this field. Additionally, he will share some of our most exciting projects currently operating, as well as

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Webinar Recording: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry

July 18, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Mineta Transportation Institute on Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry. The presenter will provide an overview of the current transportation setting, some findings as to why the industry

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Upcoming Webinar: Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future!

September 10, 2019, 7:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future! This talk focuses on Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and what it might mean for the future role of conventional public transport. We present evidence on potential user support for MaaS subscription plans and price points, as well some

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Ysela Llort selected as the 2019 Florida Transportation Hall of Fame™ Inductee

  Ysela Llort selected as the 2019 Florida Transportation Hall of Fame™ Inductee TAMPA, Fla. (July 10, 2019) – Ysela Llort, who during more than three decades of transportation leadership has guided modern transit solutions in complex metropolitan areas, will be inducted into the Florida Transportation Hall of Fame for 2019 and will be the first woman to receive the

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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. August 7, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm) JTrans, Mariana, 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. Download course flyer and

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How to Perform a Bus Collision Investigation – A Short 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. August 8-9, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm, each day) JTrans, Mariana, 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. Download course

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June 19, 2019 – CUTR visits SunTrax

    CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini and Prof. Xiaopeng Li, along with students Xiaowei Shi, Zhen Wang and Tyler Brown, visited SunTrax in Auburndale, FL on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Special thanks to Paul Satchfield and Kelda Senior from the Florida Turnpike Enterprise for their hospitality. We toured the newly opened track and discussed next steps for testing USF’s

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Webinar Recording: Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization

June 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization This webinar discusses methods used by MPOs to prioritize projects based on equity, based on a study funded by the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, & Dollars (CTEDD). The webinar will examine how MPOs are selecting projects to provide communities of concern with greater access to opportunities, especially economic

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Webinar Recording: Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa

June 6, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa The City of Tampa, Florida, contains numerous major freight generators and destinations, including two seaports, a rail intermodal yard, the cargo-capable Tampa International Airport, and a wide variety of logistics activity centers. Effective and efficient transportation of commercial vehicles has become essential

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2019 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit

The 2019 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit The 2019 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, and hosted by the Center for Urban Transportation Research, was held on May 29 – May 31, 2019 in Sarasota, Florida. The Summit is an annual event that includes innovative presentations on Transportation Demand Management topics and updates from the FDOT

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Sustainable Transportation Course Presents to Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Led by CUTR Director Dr. Robert L. Bertini and CUTR Faculty Jason Jackman, Runan Wang, Lori Palaio and Wyatt Burttschell from the Sustainable Transportation course presented their work to the Hillsborough County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee this week. Congratulations, students! To learn more about the course and view the students’ final presentations, please visit: Sustainable Transportation Course

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