Tia Boyd – Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty presentation

On May 1st, 2020, Tia Boyd, Research Associate with CUTR’s Planning and Corridor Management Program, served as a panelist at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference. The presentation, Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty, highlights findings from a recently completed project evaluating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and risks to the future of transportation in Florida. Commissioned by FDOT, the project

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USF team selected as one of three regional finalists for ITS World Congress Global Challenge

USF team selected as one of three regional finalists for ITS World Congress Global Challenge

The USF team was recently selected as one of three regional finalists in the ITS World Congress Global Challenge! The team of students will now digitally present their research in hopes of moving to the World Championship Competition. Brian Staes Elzbieta Bialkowska-Jelinska Rakesh Rangaswamy Xiaowei Shi The Global Challenge encourages teams of students from around the world to investigate and

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7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

In late November, the Miami Dade Expressway Authority hosted the 7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in downtown Miami in partnership with CUTR, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Central Florida Expressway Authority, and Jacksonville Transportation Authority. This year’s conference focused on automated, connected, electric, and shared (ACES) mobility. The FAV brings together national leaders to discuss the state of ACES

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CUTR Dr. Robert Bertini @ COTA Future Transportation Forum

CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini was honored to participate in the Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) Future Transportation Forum held in conjunction with the 2nd Zhejiang International Intelligent Transportation Industry Expo: The Future Transportation Conference in Hangzhou on December 6, 2019. Along with USF colleague Prof. Yu Zhang, Dr. Bertini discussed “Perspectives on the Future of Transportation: Data and Connectivity

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CUTR Director Dr. Robert L. Bertini at ITS World Congress in Singapore 2019

  CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini participated in the ITS World Congress in Singapore in October 2019, including moderating a session “Enabling Automated and Integrated Urban Public Transport Service,” as well as celebrating with Bob Frey of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) on their receipt of the ITS World Congress Local Government Award. Bertini also presented an invited lecture

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Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning Presentations

Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning Presentations

Kristine Williams’ Multi-modal Transportation Planning class presented their ideas for improving walking, cycling, and transit use on three corridors in Manatee County to County staff on December 3, 2019. The graduate class project was performed for Manatee County as part of the USF Community Sustainability Partnership Program. A final report detailing the concepts will be provided for consideration by the

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Dr. Cong Chen @ ASCE Transportation & Development Institute Board Meeting

Dr. Cong Chen @ ASCE Transportation & Development Institute Board Meeting

Dr. Cong Chen participated in the ASCE Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) FY20 Boarding Meeting on November 18, 2019 at the University of Arkansas. At the meeting, Dr. Chen reported the current progress on T&DI student competitions and younger member activities in the new fiscal year. The T&DI is a specialty membership organization focused on transportation and development professionals and

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Professor Felipe Loureiro from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil

CUTR was honored to welcome Professor Felipe Loureiro from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil on October 1, 2019. Professor Loureiro presented “Research Efforts on Modeling for a Better Understanding of Accessibility and Mobility Problems in LUT Planning.” We also had a vibrant discussion about possible future collaborations. Thank you, Professor Loureiro!

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