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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CUTR’s Autonomous and Connected Mobility Evaluation Program moves into Phase 4 of their research

CUTR’s Autonomous and Connected Mobility Evaluation Program moves into Phase 4 of their research

Congratulations to Program Director Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D. and his team as they move into Phase 4 of their research with the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. To date, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), in collaboration with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), has piloted Connected Vehicle (CV) technology in Tampa, Florida. Three phases of the Pilot have been performed.

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2020 CUTR Transportation Scholarship Opportunities

2020 CUTR Transportation Scholarship Opportunities The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida is excited to offer two scholarship opportunities for transportation students this year. Educating students for careers in transportation is vital to enhancing the quality of life for our state and the nation. To assist in that education, and to help attract the best

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Dr. Robert L. Bertini named as head of the Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering

Since 2016, Dr. Robert L. Bertini acted as the director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research. Under his leadership, CUTR received a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to investigate innovative solutions to traffic congestion (National Institute for Congestion Reduction). Fueling future transportation engineers and planners, CUTR awarded $20,000 in scholarships to students at last year’s

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USF team places second in the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) University Design Competition

USF team places second in the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) University Design Competition

The USF team won second place in the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) University Design Competition with their design entitled Modular Operation Solution to Airport Baggage Transportation. Congratulations to the winners Zhiwei (Nicklaus) Chen, Xiaowei Shi, and faculty advisor Dr. Xiaopeng Li! Learn more: https://vsgc.odu.edu/acrpdesigncompetition/2020-acrp-design-competition-winners-announced/    

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