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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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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Webinar Recording: Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It

May 16, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It Services provided by public transportation agencies in the United States are crucial for personal mobility, maintaining and improving one’s quality of life, and participation in the broader society. Societal goods like education, healthcare, employment, and cultural and civic opportunities are made

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“Waldo” Train Station Artist: Richard Heipp

Richard Heipp Waldo,1998 The imagery and text were sourced from a historic photograph, from the collection of the Matheson Historical Center in Gainesville, Florida. LOCATION: University of South Florida, Tampa Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) Downstairs Lobby Area PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Housed in the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), the site-specific installation utilizes materials referential to the railroad

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Webinar Recording: Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with the Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with The Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual The impact of predictive safety assessment based on quantitative methodology of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) is significant, particularly in urban roadway facilities. Realizing this significance, the responsibilities of safety professionals, transportation planners, and decisionmakers are critical for

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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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