Programs

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Proclamation

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) is proud to be part of the May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Proclamation event with Ride Smart Florida, FDOT, Florida Highway Patrol, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, and Tampa Police Department at University of South Florida and Florida Highway Patrol Troop C/ Office. The CUTR is one of the very few university based

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American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus and Paratransit Conference

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) participated at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus and Paratransit Conference this month. Lisa Staes, Program Director, Transit Safety and Workforce Development Programs, made a presentation that was well received in the session Safety Management Systems (SMS) – Transit Agency Implementation. She also chaired a great session on Bus Safety Committee Meeting

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking

May 11, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking This webcast will explore transportation administrators’ views of the role of gender in public decisionmaking. What gets built? How? Why? For whom? This webcast tackles the difficulty of examining the role that gender considerations play in transportation policy. Download Handout Presenters: Gerard

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Benefits of Open-source Software to Transit Agencies

May 25, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Benefits of Open-source Software to Transit Agencies Technology is rapidly changing the transit industry in many ways. Riders now expect state-of-the-art transit information tools in their pockets including journey planners and real-time information. Fortunately, the world of open source transit applications is making it easier for transit agencies to deploy state-of-the-art information tools with more

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Advanced Problems in Bus Collision Investigation (FT00556)

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. June 19-23, 2017 (8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday-Thursday; and 8:00am – 12:00pm, Friday) PSTA, St. Petersburg, FL Course Prerequisite: Successful completion of TSI Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435). For questions regarding

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Advanced Mobility Device Securement Skills Development 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. August 8-9, 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm, each day) 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 call (813) 974-1123.

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Transit Supervisor Certification Course (FT00545)

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. July 24-28, 2017 (8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday – Thursday; and 8:00am – 12:00pm; Friday) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning

April 27, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning This webinar explores methods used by MPOs to understand the equity effects of regional transportation plans and investments, based on research conducted for the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). The webinar will examine how MPOs are identifying communities of concern with regard to transportation equity, along with

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People Who Move People: NCTR Director, Joel Volinski

Joel Volinski, Director, National Center for Transportation Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) on the campus of University of South Florida (USF) was interviewed by People Who Move People for their Essays on Public Aficionados. CONTINUE READING >>

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways

April 13, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways Nighttime crashes are over-represented on the highway system in the United States. Street lighting is an effective countermeasure to improve nighttime safety. To monitor street lighting-level data (illuminance) on a big-scale roadway network precisely and efficiently, CUTR developed the Advanced Lighting Measurement System (ALMS) which is a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know

March 30, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know This webinar will share information on national public transit trends in ridership and productivity and discuss causes and implications of current trends. Download handout Presenter: Steve Polzin, Ph.D., Director of Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida Steve

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Economic Contribution of THEA to Hillsborough County’s Economy – 2016 Update

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) owns and operates the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. Since its establishment, THEA has been responsible for numerous roadway projects in Hillsborough County that have contributed to increased mobility for its patrons and the county as a whole. THEA retained the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) to

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