Programs

Kristine Williams – USF Student Concepts for Morgan Street

Kristine Williams of CUTR led a class on Sustainable Transportation in Spring 2017 that produced complete streets conceptual designs for Morgan Street in downtown Tampa. The project was conducted for the City of Tampa with funding from the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization. Students were asked to evaluate existing conditions and identify conceptual designs to enhance livability, and provide safe operations

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Application of Demographic Analysis to Pedestrian Safety

September 14, 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 during

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: 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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Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is open for the 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in Tampa November 14-15, 2017! It was sold out last year! To receive updates and information on the Summit, you can sign up to receive the newsletter.

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Upcoming FAC Webinar: 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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LeadershipITE Graduation

Jodi Godfrey graduated from the LeadershipITE program that identifies, develops, and engages leaders to shape the future of transportation. She began the program in January 2017 and was presented her certificate in Toronto at the ITE International Meeting! Congratulations Jodi!!

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: 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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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

August 17, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and

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FPTA Annual Conference Registration OPEN!

2017 FPTA Annual Conference in West Palm Beach on October 22-24, 2017 Conference will be co-hosted by both PalmTran and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority. View more information about the annual conference.

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TSA Mass Transit & Passenger Rail Security Awareness

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. September 19, 2017 (8:00am – 4:30pm) 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 information

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CUTR partners with Rail Research and Testing Juggernaut – Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

The Center for Urban Transportation Research is teaming with the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads) to perform research to assist the Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation in the agency’s standards development program. TTCI brings considerable relevant experience in the development and evaluation of rail safety standards and extensive rail

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Management of Transit Construction Projects Course

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 31-November 2, 2017 (T-W: 8:30am-4:30pm; and F: 8:30am-3:00pm) 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 call (813)

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