Welcome, Taylor Dinehart!

Welcome, Taylor Dinehart!

Taylor received her undergraduate degree in political science from Florida State University, earned a commission into the U.S. Army, and immediately began her career in the Army as an AH64D Apache helicopter pilot. After 8 years and 3 combat deployments, during which time she attained the status of Pilot in Command, Company Commander, and Air Mission Commander, she was accepted into

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Campus Safety Day at the University of South Florida

Campus Safety Day at the University of South Florida

The 5th annual USF Campus Safety Day is October 22! This is a virtual event where the USF community can come together to learn important information related to their personal safety, both on and off campus. Community partners will be presenting throughout the day on topics ranging from self-defense, pedestrian safety, and hurricane preparedness. At the peak of the day,

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NICR Explores I-4 Corridor TSMO Research Opportunities

NICR Explores I-4 Corridor TSMO Research Opportunities

NICR Explores I-4 Corridor TSMO Research Opportunities For the past few years, MetroPlan Orlando has worked with metropolitan planning organizations in the I-4 corridor to promote the application of Transportation Management and Operations (TSMO) strategies. NICR Director Xiaopeng Li and Senior Program Manager Kristine Williams met with Eric Hill, Director of Transportation System Management and Operations for MetroPlan Orlando, to

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PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

Join Tampa Bay Clean Cities on October 14 for this unique virtual experience! CUTR, Tampa Bay Clean Cities, and PSTA invite you to join us for an interactive virtual demonstration of the agency’s BYD 35-foot battery-electric transit bus, charging depot, and the brand-new 250-kilowatt Inductive Wireless Charging System. PSTA introduced the first inductive wireless electric bus charging station to the

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TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation

TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation

TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation The importance of safety cannot be overstated and requires continued shifts in the approach to safety management within the public transportation industry. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will describe the characteristics of Employee Safety Reporting (ESR) programs, which are

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CUTR’s Jason Jackman gives tips for National Walk to School Day (October 7)

  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 is National Walk to School Day! CUTR Research Associate Jason Jackman has worked with Walk to School programs and similar initiatives since 2003 while he was still a student at the University of South Florida. “I became more interested in school travel and community planning when I noticed the local elementary school had students bused

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Florida Local Technical Assistance Program finds success in online trainings

Florida Local Technical Assistance Program finds success in online trainings

The Florida Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center has been housed at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) for two years under Pei-Sung Lin, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE, FITE. The mission of the Florida LTAP Center is to improve the skills and increase knowledge of the local and tribal transportation workforce through training, technical

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RESCHEDULED: 2020 CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards

The Center of Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida looks forward to the Transportation Achievement Awards each year. However, with the current pandemic, CUTR will not host a 2020 Transportation Achievement Awards. With safety as our top priority, we will monitor the pandemic during the upcoming year and hope to meet in-person for the 2021 Transportation Achievement Awards.

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