Netconferences

CUTR Webcast Recording: Collaboration between Universities and Cities to Create Sustainable Communities

October 2, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Collaboration between Universities and Cities to Create Sustainable Communities Transportation agencies are grappling with new and unfamiliar issues within their domain, from addressing big problems like climate change to focusing on accessibility, where land use, urban design, and active transportation modes are more important. These challenges come at a time when the resources necessary to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 1)

September 18, 2014 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the community, stakeholders,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Attracting and Securing Airline Service

September 4, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Attracting and Securing Airline Service The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Attracting and Securing Airline Service. During the webinar we will discuss and review the following areas of air service development and expansion: Create The Air Service Strategy Identify The Opportunities Quantify and Rank the Opportunities

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Five Ways to Mitigate Substance Abuse in the Transportation Workplace

August 21, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Five Ways to Mitigate Substance Abuse in the Transportation Workplace The USDOT testing regulations play an important role in deterring safety-sensitive employees from using prohibited drugs or mis-using alcohol, within the transportation workplace. However, an agency’s overall safety culture plays an even larger role. This session will describe five key elements of an effective drug and

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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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Introduction to Airport Economics

June 26, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Introduction to Airport Economics The Florida Airports Council and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are pleased to present Introduction to Airport Economics. This is a special 1-hour online program was designed to introduce participants to the basics of airport financial activities.  As an introductory course, this session is perfect for those new to airports and as

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

May 29, 2014 12:00PM (ET) Evaluation of Rear-end Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions This session presented the findings from a study conducted to examine rear-end collisions between motorists and public transit buses. This study was initiated because some transit agencies were reporting alarming increases to rear end collisions. The study was designed to fulfill the following objectives: determine if rear-end collisions

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Impact of Implementing a Contactless Smart Card System on Miami Dade Transit and its Customers

May 1, 2014 12:00PM (EST) The Impact of Implementing a Contactless Smart Card System on Miami Dade Transit and its Customers In 2009, Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) deployed an Automated Fare Collection System or “smart card” branded EASY Card. EASY Card offers the choice of various period passes, a stored value electronic purse, and the ability to access service by tapping

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CUTR Webcast Recording: OneBusAway Multi-region – Rapidly Expanding Mobile Transit Apps to New Cities

April 17, 12:00PM (EDT) OneBusAway Multi-region – Rapidly Expanding Mobile Transit Apps to New Cities Real-time transit information offers many benefits to transit riders, including reduced wait times and increased customer satisfaction. However, offering real-time transit services has been challenging for many transit agencies. While mobile apps have emerged as a preferred dissemination method for real-time information, it is typically

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Exploring Airport Employee Commute and Parking Strategies netconference recording

On January 30, 2014, CUTR’s Best Workplaces for Commuters co-hosted a netconference with the Association for Commuter Transportation  on employee commute programs at airports.  The netconference focused on reporting the findings from ACRP Synthesis 36: Exploring Airport Employee Commute and Parking Strategies. The synthesis documents what is known about airport employee commute patterns and modes.  The report summarizes what programs are being offered to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Introduction to Commuter Tax Benefits

January 23, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Introduction to Commuter Tax Benefits This webcast was designed as “Commuter Benefits 101” presentation for people largely unfamiliar with the qualified transportation fringe benefit. Download a pdf copy of the slides. Presenters: Phil Winters, Director, TDM Program, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording View Recording Complete the evaluation. AICP Status Approved: APA Event #e.26020 One (1)

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Who and What – Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S.

December 12, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EST) The Who and What: Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S. Presenter: Cheryl Thole Do you want to learn about BRT systems in the U.S.?  What are the characteristics of riders of some BRT systems and how are they similar to other transit riders in the U.S.?  What type of BRT routes

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