Events

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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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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