Kaitlyn French, Research Support Specialist

  Kaitlyn French kfrench1@cutr.usf.edu       Katie French, is a Master’s Candidate in Public Health, and earned her Bachelor’s in Public Health at University of South Florida. Katie is interested in working with a variety of populations to prevent injury through behavior change, and is passionate about program implementation and evaluation. While at CUTR, Katie has helped develop Mentorship

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William Mayer, TSWD Operations Specialist

Senior Research Associate. MPA, University of South Florida, 2007; BBA, McKendree Business College, 1989. Specialties: maintenance management and analysis, maintenance training and curriculum development, fleet performance measurement and reporting, trend analysis, preventive maintenance planning and development.

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Freddy Cruz, TDM Student Research Assistant

Michael is an Undergraduate Research Assistant majoring in Industrial Engineering. He is pursuing the 5-Year Accelerated Master’s Program and is expected to graduate in Spring 2015. He began working with the Center of Urban Transportation in 2012 as a recruiter for the SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving Study. He has also worked on several other studies like the Determination of Speed Limits on USF Tampa Campus and Pedestrian Program Evaluation and Data Collection. He is currently working on the Prevention of Incorrect Turns at Highway-rail Grade and Street Lighting Measurements on Selected Corridors in FDOT district 7.

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Ilona Nemeth, TDM Student Research Assistant

Michael is an Undergraduate Research Assistant majoring in Industrial Engineering. He is pursuing the 5-Year Accelerated Master’s Program and is expected to graduate in Spring 2015. He began working with the Center of Urban Transportation in 2012 as a recruiter for the SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving Study. He has also worked on several other studies like the Determination of Speed Limits on USF Tampa Campus and Pedestrian Program Evaluation and Data Collection. He is currently working on the Prevention of Incorrect Turns at Highway-rail Grade and Street Lighting Measurements on Selected Corridors in FDOT district 7.

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USF’s ITE Student Chapter wins Florida Traffic Bowl

USF’s ITE Student Chapter Traffic Bowl team, composed of Mr. Ibrahim Hinds (captain), Ms. Trang Luong, Mr. Jorge Guerra, and Mr. Rupender Dahiya, have won the ITE Florida Section Traffic Bowl competition held during the FSITE Summer Meeting in Daytona, FL. They will be representing USF at the national level in Anaheim, CA during the ITE Annual Meeting to be held in August

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Kristine Williams, AICP, PCM Program Director

AICP, Program Director, Planning and Corridor Management, has expertise in access management, right-of-way preservation, growth management, transportation planning and policy, land use law, and public involvement. Williams has drafted land development regulations and comprehensive plan policies; prepared planning and regulatory models and “how to” handbooks; and conducted training and presentations for agencies and stakeholder groups on a variety of transportation planning and corridor management issues. She is a primary author (with Vergil Stover) of the first national Access Management Manual (TRB 2003), and has assisted state transportation agencies, MPOs, and local governments in developing access management and corridor preservation plans, policies and regulations. Williams is a winner of the 2004 FAPA Excellence Award for her work in multimodal transportation policy and a Fulbright Senior Specialist candidate. She has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University and Chair of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Access Management.

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USF Graduate Transportation Course Offerings – Fall 2016

USF offers a variety of graduate transportation courses to support your professional development and academic advancement. The shifting national demographics, the increasing interest in transportation infrastructure, urban development and sustainability, transportation safety, and the integration of new technologies into transportation, all contribute to a growing importance of well-informed transportation professionals. There is no better time than now to update your skills and knowledge

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USF in 40 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 40 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 10, 2016.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope to

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