Programs

Upcoming Webcast: 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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Upcoming Webcast: 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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Upcoming Webcast: 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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Recorded Webcast: Lies, Damned Lies, AV’s, Shared Mobility, and Urban Transit Futures

April 18, 2018, 8:00AM (ET Lies, Damned Lies, AV’s, Shared Mobility, and Urban Transit Futures This presentation outlined the arguments in Professor Curries paper published in the recent special issue of the Journal of Public Transportation on the future of public transportation. This paper aims to explore public transport futures but it also aims to challenge and “derail” what current

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Upcoming Webcast: Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation? & Can Public Transportation Compete with Automated and Connected Cars?

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Note: This webinar will feature 2 presentations on papers published in the Journal of Public Transportation. Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation? We’ve all seen the headlines. “Will self-driving cars, taxis make mass transit obsolete?” (Davidson 2017) and “What happens if Uber or Lyft outcompetes public transit?” (Sen 2017) or even

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Recorded Webcast: Understanding the Effects of Demographic and Socio-Economic Factors on Public Transit Ridership Trends

April 12, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Understanding the Effects of Demographic and Socio-Economic Factors on Public Transit Ridership Trends This webinar featured Kurt Lehmann sharing his findings on key demographic factors that influence transit ridership. Kurt will discuss the general trends of U.S. transit ridership and per capita ridership in recent decades and then discuss the correlative effect each factor has

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Upcoming Webcast: To Predict with Confidence, Plan for Freedom

April 26, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) To Predict with Confidence, Plan for Freedom What will urban transportation be like in 10-20 years? How will automated vehicles interact with social and cultural trends to define the city of tomorrow? Will the vehicles of the future be owned or shared? How will pricing evolve to motivate behavior? What will happen to public mass

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Upcoming Webcast: 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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Webcast Recording: Trends in Travel Behavior and Transit Ridership

March 29, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Trends in Travel Behavior and Transit Ridership This webinar featured Dr. Steve Polzin sharing new information on travel trends with emphasis on transit ridership. Travel trends through calendar year 2017 will be presented and interpretation and observations on causal factors and future implications will be shared. Economic, demographic and technological trends are changing travel behavior

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Effectively Managing Transit Emergencies (FT00456)

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. May 15-18, 2018 (T-Th: 8:00am-4:30pm, and F: 8:00am-12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, 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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Boise Commuter Transportation Workshop

Boise Commuter Transportation Workshop This Commuter Transportation Workshop will be held in downtown Boise hosted by ACHD Commuteride and facilitated by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR). ACHD Commuteride was offered the opportunity to host a workshop and is one of only three sites selected to participate nationally through a research grant provided by the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions

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Transit Bus System Safety (FT00533)

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. March 19-23, 2018 (M-Th: 8:00am – 4:30pm; and F: 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, 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

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