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CUTR Webcast Recording: Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking

May 11, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking This webcast will explore transportation administrators’ views of the role of gender in public decisionmaking. What gets built? How? Why? For whom? This webcast tackles the difficulty of examining the role that gender considerations play in transportation policy. Download Handout Presenters: Gerard

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Dealing with Difficult Customer Situations in Public Transit

December 8, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Dealing with Difficult Customer Situations in Public Transit Public transportation agencies have always had challenges when dealing with difficult customer situations. The vast and overwhelming majority of passengers utilize the transit system for normal reasons of satisfying mobility needs to get to and from destinations that are important to them.  Most people simply want a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Guidance in Logistics Investments through Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Site Location Criteria Development

November 10, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Guidance in Logistics Investments through Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Site Location Criteria Development Freight mobility is a critical factor in fulfilling the growing high demand for goods, commodities, and services in the United States. Hence, efficient freight movement affects a geographic area’s (state, region, country) economy and overall quality of life. Its importance as

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Exploring Transit’s Contribution to Livability in Rural Communities

October 27, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Exploring Transit’s Contribution to Livability in Rural Communities Presenters will discuss an ongoing research study for the U.S. Department of Transportation about rural community livability and the role of public transportation, titled Exploring Transit’s Contribution to Livability in Rural Communities. The definition of livability varies from community to community across a region, states, and the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Extent of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly After a Complete Streets Project in Florida

October 13, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Extent of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly After a Complete Streets Project in Florida The Tampa Bay area is ranked nationally as one of the least walkable metro areas in the United States, and the Fletcher Avenue corridor was identified as having one of the highest pedestrian and bicyclist crash rates in this

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CUTR Webcast Recording: University of South Florida’s Bulls Walk and Bike Week

September 29, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) University of South Florida’s Bulls Walk and Bike Week The University of South Florida’s (USF) Bulls Walk and Bike Week (BWBW) is an annual celebration that takes place on the campus of USF in Tampa, Florida. The focus of the event is to educate students, faculty and staff on the importance of pedestrian, bicycle and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 15, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case examples* will be discussed before

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice

August 18, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice This research considers what public transportation administrators say prevents them from more fully pursuing socially just policies and procedures. From things like elected official resistance, to unfair funding mechanisms, to urban zoning and development decisions that inhibit transit service provision, public transit administrators face

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit

August 4, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit In an effort to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions many transit agencies in the U.S. have adopted alternative fuel vehicles or implemented idle reduction technologies and policies. Unlike alternative fuel technologies that often require significant up-front investment in vehicles and infrastructure, the strategies that focus on minimizing

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

July 7, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowd-sourced Information Offering real-time arrival information to riders via mobile applications has been shown to improve the rider’s perception of transit, and even increase ridership.  This direct connection to riders also offers the agency an opportunity to collect feedback on how transit service and infrastructure can be improved. 

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 1, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case examples* will be discussed before

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions

June 9, 2016 (ET) Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions Florida exceeds the national rate for rear-ended transit bus collisions, and it matches it for side impact collisions. The Center for Urban Transportation Research recently completed a study that tried to determine the causes of these types of collisions and come up with strategies to reduce them. The

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