Upcoming Webinar: Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System

January 30, 2020, 12:00PM (ET) Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System The webinar will present the work completed towards the development of a prototype application for connected bicycles, that allows users to be safer in the future world of increasing connectivity between road users and infrastructure. Presenter: Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D., Center for Urban Transportation Research

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CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini visits FGCU

CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini visits FGCU

  CUTR Director Dr. Robert Bertini had a wonderful visit to FGCU in Fort Myers on Thursday, January 23, 2020, where he delivered guest lectures entitled “Introduction to Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands” to two sections of Dr. Claude Villiers’s TTE300C Transportation engineering undergraduate course. Thank you to all the FGCU students, faculty, and staff for their hospitality, and we

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Transit Research Program Director Recognized as Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee

Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh was recognized as an Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee (AP050) at TRB 2020. Emeritus membership recognizes the significant, long-term contributions of individuals who have provided outstanding service through participation on TRB’s standing technical committees. Mr. Hinebaugh is a 28-year member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Transportation Research

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Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization Methods used to integrate equity into metropolitan planning organization (MPO) prioritization processes vary significantly in scope and potential effectiveness. This research, completed for the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD), was undertaken to assist MPOs in developing effective methods for integrating equity into their project prioritization process as it specifically relates to

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Toolbox for Operator Fatigue: Putting the Report Into Action

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 2, 2020 (8:30am – 2:30pm) 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

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Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program (Train-the-Trainer)

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 4, 2020 (8:30am – 4:30pm) FDOT-D2, Lake City, 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. Download

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Registration is Open: 2020 Florida Triple Crown Bus Roadeo

Orlando, Florida – April 3-4, 2020 It’s that time again – roundup your best drivers and technicians and come participate in the 2020 Florida Triple Crown Bus Roadeo in Orlando. The Florida Triple Crown Bus Roadeo combines the FPTA and RTAP roadeos into a single, colossal weekend honoring all of Florida’s paratransit and fixed route bus operators and maintenance technicians.

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7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

In late November, the Miami Dade Expressway Authority hosted the 7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in downtown Miami in partnership with CUTR, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Central Florida Expressway Authority, and Jacksonville Transportation Authority. This year’s conference focused on automated, connected, electric, and shared (ACES) mobility. The FAV brings together national leaders to discuss the state of ACES

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