Outreach

Webcast Recording: Autonomous Vehicles: An Empirical Assessment of Consumers’ Perceptions, Intended Adoption, and Impacts on Household Vehicle Ownership

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Autonomous Vehicles: An Empirical Assessment of Consumers’ Perceptions, Intended Adoption, and Impacts on Household Vehicle Ownership Emerging automotive and transportation technologies have provided revolutionary possibilities in the way we might travel in the future. Major car manufacturers and technology giants have demonstrated significant progress in advancing and testing autonomous vehicles in real-life traffic conditions.

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Upcoming Webcast: StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App This webcast will feature Sara Hendricks and Sean Barbeau, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa; and Kelly Robertson, BowStern LLC. StarMetro, the public transit agency in Tallahassee, Florida, piloted the use of a mobile fare payment app with over 300 volunteer transit riders. The test featured

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Upcoming Webcast: The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters Destructive natural disasters such as hurricanes or other extreme weather events challenge many industries, especially the public transit industry. The 2017 hurricane season proved to be tumultuous, with three major hurricanes devastating the U.S. in less than 2 months.

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Webcast Recording: Is It Time for a Transit Renaissance?: Navigating Travel Behavior, Technology, and Business Model Shifts in a Brave New World

Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Is It Time for a Transit Renaissance?: Navigating Travel Behavior, Technology, and Business Model Shifts in a Brave New World Travel behavior is undergoing a period of significant change in the United States. In 2016, public transit ridership fell in almost all major U.S. metropolitan regions. While Americans are still heavily dependent on the

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Webcast Recording: Overview of the Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual, 3rd Edition

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Overview of the Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual, 3rd Edition The presentation will involve an overview of the 3rd Edition of the Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual (TCQSM).  This document over the past 20 years has been the authoritative reference related to transit capacity and level of service concepts and

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Upcoming Webcast: Motorcycle Safety Programs Using Public Health Approach

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Motorcycle Safety Programs Using Public Health Approach Florida is one of the most beautiful states in which to ride a motorcycle, but motorcyclists in Florida are disproportionately vulnerable road users. Motorcyclists accounted for nearly 17% of all traffic fatalities in Florida in 2016, even though motorcycles account for only 3% of registered vehicles in

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Upcoming Webcast: Operations and Planning for Connected Autonomous Vehicles: From Trajectory Control to Capacity Analysis

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Operations and Planning for Connected Autonomous Vehicles: From Trajectory Control to Capacity Analysis Increasing congestion, excessive fuel consumption and emissions, and unacceptable safety risks remain the major challenges to next-generation highway systems that are meant to be smart and sustainable. Advanced connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to smooth highway traffic

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Beyond Sidewalks

Beyond Sidewalks View the Beyond Sidewalks Guide

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Webcast Recording: Transit in the 2000s: Where Does It Stand and Where Is It Headed?

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Transit in the 2000s: Where Does It Stand and Where Is It Headed? U.S. public transit has experienced something of a renaissance in the 2000s, with per capita service levels increasing nationwide and public investment growing even faster—particularly expenditures on rail transit. Despite this expansion, overall transit patronage has been relatively flat, and has

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Webinar Recording: Performance-Based Management and Operations of Transportation Systems: Curriculum Concepts

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Performance-Based Management and Operations of Transportation Systems: Curriculum Concepts The Federal Highway Administration has been supporting a project aimed at developing and preparing a fully annotated Model Curriculum on Performance-based Planning for Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) that can be used for undergraduate and graduate courses in Transportation Planning and/or Traffic Engineering. The curriculum has

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Webcast Recording: WalkWise Florida

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) WalkWise Florida WalkWise Florida began in the Tampa Bay area in 2010 as “WalkWise Tampa Bay”, a grassroots initiative funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 (Tampa Bay area). A few years later, several other Florida counties showed interest in providing this unique interactive community presentation. The program provides an informative, free 20-30

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Webcast Recording: Road Rage: Countering Vehicular Weaponization Through Urban Transportation Design Strategies

May 24, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Road Rage: Countering Vehicular Weaponization Through Urban Transportation Design Strategies This session focuses on what transportation administrators in the United States say they are doing to address and mitigate the threat of vehicular weaponization through planning decisions, public engagement, and networking with overlapping units of government. The presentation includes information on the past incidences of

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