Events

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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Second International Conference on Access Management

TRB is cosponsoring the Second International Conference on Access Management to be held September 25-27, 2014 in Shanghai, China. A goal of the conference is to expand global understanding of access management and to share the latest research on the benefits and application of access management techniques. Abstracts are due to the conference no later than November 31, 2013 and

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Mr. Makarand Gawade has been awarded the 2013 Georgia Brosch Memorial Transportation Scholarship

Mr. Gawade will receive a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Fall 2014.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the SP College of Engineering, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.   His dissertation involves understanding the influence of urban form and street design on multimodal public transportation efficiency.  He worked on several projects at CUTR which encompassed

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Spring 2014 Transportation Course schedule available

Please visit the student page within the CUTR site to view the course listing, as well as other information related to student involvement at CUTR.

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Past CUTR Transportation Achievement Award Winners

The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to transportation. Previous award recipients include: A. Wayne Rich, former chairman of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority and co-founder of TEAMFL (2013) José Abreu, Director, Miami-Dade Aviation Department (2012) Florida Senator Malcolm Beard (2011) Ben Watts, former Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (2010)

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