Events

CUTR Webcast Recording: A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis

February 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis In transit, how often do we have accidents at dangerous locations and charge the operator without ever looking deeper into the root cause or developing a process to prevent future incidents of the same kind and at the same location? The definition of insanity is “doing the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data

February 2, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data The General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) describes fixed-route public transportation service to facilitate integration of transit information into various applications. This webcast will provide an overview of the opportunities to use GTFS for many different types of information services for the general

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CUTR at the TRB 2017 Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) was excited to participate in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC held on Sunday, January 8 – Thursday, January 12. CUTR has been actively involved with TRB since our establishment in 1988, providing 28 years of commitment to exploring ideas, breakthroughs, challenges,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Pre-certified Method to Estimate Total Transit Usage from Incomplete APC Data for NTD Reporting

January 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Pre-certified Method to Estimate Total Transit Usage from Incomplete APC Data for NTD Reporting This webcast will highlight two guidebooks (one for bus modes and one for rail modes) to a statistical method for transit agencies to estimate total transit usage for reporting to the National Transit Database (NTD) with incomplete data from automatic passenger

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Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate registration

Registration is now open for the 2017 Social Marketing in Transportation course!   This course can help transportation professionals to develop more effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to the problems facing our communities. Social marketing is the systematic application of marketing, along with other behavior change concepts and techniques, to achieve specific behavioral actions for a social purpose. Many of the transportation-related

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Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit

The Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Board of Directors invite you to attend their Summer Summit on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in St. Petersburg, FL at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center. BWTB held its first Summit on December 2, 2015 and along with community leaders, citizens, government officials, law enforcement and other attendees worked to establish

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Panel Discussion on the Future of Transportation

The Gasprilla Interactive conference held a panel discussion on the changes in transportation in light of transportation network companies and the prospect of automated vehicles.  The participants were CUTR’s Dr. Steve Polzin, Katharine Eagan HART CEO, Steven Anderson legal counsel for Lyft, and Savannah Peterson, a consultant from Silicon Valley.  The video was just released. 24 minutes total Beyond the Horseless

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CUTR Student Poster Competition 2014

2014 CUTR STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION 2014 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Jim Sebesta, the current Florida Transportation Commissioner, and former State Senator. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. –

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Veteran Mobility in Small Urban and Rural Areas

July 10, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Veteran Mobility in Small Urban and Rural Areas The need for veteran transportation is growing rapidly because of the increasing number of older veterans as well as the numerous injured service men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently, for every fatality in Iraq, there are 16 wounded or injured soldiers. This represents an

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Introduction to Airport Economics

June 26, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Introduction to Airport Economics The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Introduction to Airport Economics. This is a special 1-hour online program was designed to introduce participants to the basics of airport financial activities.  As an introductory course, this session is perfect for those new to airports and as

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

May 29, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions This session presented the findings from a study conducted to examine rear-end collisions between motorists and public transit buses. This study was initiated because some transit agencies were reporting alarming increases to rear end collisions. The study was designed to fulfill the following objectives: determine if rear-end collisions

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Retirement of founding Director, Gary Brosch

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida announced today the retirement of Founding Director Gary Brosch. Brosch was the first employee when the center was established by the Florida legislative in 1988 to serve as a resource to the legislature, local governments and the private sector for finding innovative solutions to transportation problems. “I

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