Upcoming Webinar: How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility

August 1, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Journal of Public Transportation. To encourage greater fixed route transit use for people with disabilities, transit agencies are implementing more rigorous paratransit eligibility determination practices. Previous

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Upcoming Webinar: Transportation that Will Transform Florida

August 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Transportation that Will Transform Florida Senator Brandes looks forward to his webcast, where he will highlight current Florida legislation regarding autonomous and shared vehicles. He will explain the need for third-party validators in this field. Additionally, he will share some of our most exciting projects currently operating, as well as

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Webinar Recording: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry

July 18, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Mineta Transportation Institute on Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry. The presenter will provide an overview of the current transportation setting, some findings as to why the industry

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Upcoming Webinar: Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future!

September 10, 2019, 7:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future! This talk focuses on Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and what it might mean for the future role of conventional public transport. We present evidence on potential user support for MaaS subscription plans and price points, as well some

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Webinar Recording: Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization

June 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization This webinar discusses methods used by MPOs to prioritize projects based on equity, based on a study funded by the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, & Dollars (CTEDD). The webinar will examine how MPOs are selecting projects to provide communities of concern with greater access to opportunities, especially economic

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Webinar Recording: Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa

June 6, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa The City of Tampa, Florida, contains numerous major freight generators and destinations, including two seaports, a rail intermodal yard, the cargo-capable Tampa International Airport, and a wide variety of logistics activity centers. Effective and efficient transportation of commercial vehicles has become essential

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Webinar Recording: Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It

May 16, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It Services provided by public transportation agencies in the United States are crucial for personal mobility, maintaining and improving one’s quality of life, and participation in the broader society. Societal goods like education, healthcare, employment, and cultural and civic opportunities are made

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Webinar Recording: Control of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in Mixed Traffic: Modeling and Field Experiments

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Control of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in Mixed Traffic: Modeling and Field Experiments Advanced connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies can be utilized to achieve precise vehicle trajectory control and render unprecedented opportunities to improve transportation system performance in safety, mobility and sustainability. However, it is quite challenging to fully realize these advantages from CAV

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Webinar Recording: Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with the Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with The Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual The impact of predictive safety assessment based on quantitative methodology of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) is significant, particularly in urban roadway facilities. Realizing this significance, the responsibilities of safety professionals, transportation planners, and decisionmakers are critical for

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Webinar Recording: Development of Statewide Guidelines for Implementing Leading Pedestrian Intervals in Florida

March 14, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Development of Statewide Guidelines for Implementing Leading Pedestrian Intervals in Florida Pedestrian safety is an ongoing major concern throughout the United States and is one of the highest priorities for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Vehicles often fail to yield to pedestrians at intersections, especially when pedestrians enter an intersection with a corresponding green

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Webinar Recording: Understanding Florida Transit Ridership Declines and How We Can Respond

November 8, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Understanding Florida Transit Ridership Declines and How We Can Respond This webinar will review findings from the exploration of Florida and National ridership declines and explore stakeholder strategies to respond. Download Handout Presenter: Steven Polzin, Ph.D., Program Director, Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research Steve Polzin, Ph.D. is the Program Director, Mobility Policy

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Upcoming Webinar: MPO Staffing and Organizational Structures

December 6, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) MPO Staffing and Organizational Structures This webinar will explain the findings of a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) research report that documents how MPOs have structured their organizations and allocated staff resources and expertise. The report featured is an update to the 2010 report Staffing and Administrative Capacity of Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Download Report Presenter: Jeff

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