Programs

Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2)

October 26 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning (Part 2) View Part 1 Recording The Florida Department of Transportation Public Transit Office has developed the Transit Boardings and Simulation Tool (TBEST) transit planning software to support transit agencies in developing data driven processes to support strategic planning, service planning, grant applications, operations analysis. This presentation is Part

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Mouyid Islam, Ph.D.

Mouyid Islam, Ph.D. Phone: (813) 974-7146 Email: mouyid@cutr.usf.edu Profile:  Dr. Mouyid Islam is currently a research faculty member at the Center for Urban Transportation Research in The University of South Florida. Prior to joining CUTR he was a Highway Safety Engineer with CH2M for four years. Dr. Islam also wrote many articles focusing on highway safety and crash data analysis

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety

October 12, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety This research involved a GIS analysis of pedestrian crashes that occurred within 100 feet of a bus stop in Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida between 2011 and 2014. In Broward County, there were 357 pedestrian crashes within 100 feet of a BCT bus stop, of

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety

October 10, 2017, 12:00PM (ET ) Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety A Governing analysis of pedestrian crashes found that pedestrians are fatally injured at disproportionately higher rates in the nation’s poorer neighborhoods. In metro areas, low-income tracts record pedestrian fatality rates approximately twice those of more affluent neighborhoods. The webcast will present the findings of a research study

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Commissioner Sarnoff joining CUTR Advisory Board

The CUTR Advisory Board is pleased to welcome Teresa Sarnoff. Florida Transportation Commission Chairman, Mr. Jay Trumbull appointed Ms. Sarnoff to the CUTR Advisory Board on September 25, 2017, pursuant to Florida Statute, section 334.065(3). Ms. Sarnoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Cigarette Racing Team of Opa-locka, Florida. She currently serves as President of End Homelessness Now, Inc., which

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2017 CUTR Student Poster Competition

Center for Urban Transportation Research 2017 CUTR STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The student poster competition will be held from 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM EST on October 4, 2017 in the USF Marshall Student Center – Tampa Campus. The student poster competition and poster presentation offer valuable opportunities for students to present their research,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports

August 31, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports This webcast will explore the benefits of ground transportation access that is mutually beneficial to the airport and local community. The webcast will discuss some challenges against and opportunities for enhanced intergovernmental coordination to support this outcome. The webcast will also cover some best practices and initiatives

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Instructor’s Course for Transit Trainers (FT00562-A)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. December 4-8, 2017 (M-F: 8:00am-4:30pm) Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works, Miami, FL NOTE: This course is a requirement to graduate from the Florida Transit Operator Trainer Training Certificate

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National Rural Transit Assistance Program START (Safety Training and Rural Transit) Workshop

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. November 6-7, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc., St. Augustine, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie

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Transit Dispatch and Supervisor Training

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. October 17-18, 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm, daily) LYNX, Orlando, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810. For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie Lewis or call (813) 974-1123. Course

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FAC Webinar Recording: The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness

August 29, 2017 10:30AM (ET) The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness General aviation (GA) Airports account for approximately 77 percent of all US flights. GA employees support 3.3 jobs elsewhere in the national economy. With over 200,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 airports to choose from, the GA community employs and supports millions of jobs and it is important

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CUTR Webcast: Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard

October 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard Texas Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division (TxDOT-PTN) administers federal and state grants for public transportation in Texas and funds 26 urban and 37 rural transit districts. Sponsored by TxDOT-PTN, the Transit Mobility program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) built a performance dashboard to create a one-stop

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