ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety

Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for Sustainable Multimodal Transportation System

Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for Sustainable Multimodal Transportation System Principal Investigator: Achilleas Kourtellis Ph.D Summary: The project’s goal is to develop a proof of concept prototype connected bicycle and demonstrate that the technology works and can provide a connection between a bicycle and the road environment. The specific objectives are to:    

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Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative Principal Investigator: Pei-Sung Lin Ph.D Summary: Public transit systems that include transit bus and shuttle service have been advocated for reducing traffic congestion, fuel consumption, emissions, traffic crash risk, personal vehicle use, and overall associated loss of productivity. At most mid-size and large open-campus universities with many campus activities, a courtesy shuttle or bus

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Webcast Recording: WalkWise Florida

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) WalkWise Florida WalkWise Florida began in the Tampa Bay area in 2010 as “WalkWise Tampa Bay”, a grassroots initiative funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, District 7 (Tampa Bay area). A few years later, several other Florida counties showed interest in providing this unique interactive community presentation. The program provides an informative, free 20-30

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2017 CUTR Student Poster Competition

The fourth annual CUTR Student Poster Competition was held at the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards event during the reception on October 4, 2017 in the USF Student Marshall Center. It was a great opportunity for students to showcase their research on various transportation related topics. The participants did an amazing job and showed great creativity. The posters were judged by

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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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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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USF Muma College of Business Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability Annual Partner Meeting

CUTR faculty Seckin Ozkul and Robert Bertini were very pleased to participate in the USF Muma College of Business Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability Annual Partner Meeting on June 1, 2017. We look forward to continuing our wonderful collaboration and congratulations on all you have accomplished!

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Dr. Pei-Sung Lin receives ICTPA’s Distinguished Service Award

During the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association (ICTPA) on May 19-21, 2017 held in Houston, Texas, Dr. Pei-Sung Lin received the ICTPA’s Distinguished Service Award for recognition of his outstanding service and significant contribution to the ICTPA as Immediate Past President, President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and Florida Chapter President. The conference paper

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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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Alert Today Florida and Buccaneers D-Line Helmet Fitting Event

The Buccaneers D-Line Delivered Christmas to over seventy five children this year with the help of Alert Today Florida. The families initially thought they were only getting a tour of One Buc Place, but then they were surprised with new bicycles and a shopping spree to Target. Alert Today Florida provided bicycle helmets and installed front and back bicycle lights

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Guidance in Logistics Investments through Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Site Location Criteria Development

November 10, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Guidance in Logistics Investments through Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Site Location Criteria Development Freight mobility is a critical factor in fulfilling the growing high demand for goods, commodities, and services in the United States. Hence, efficient freight movement affects a geographic area’s (state, region, country) economy and overall quality of life. Its importance as

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2016 CUTR Student Poster Competition Information

2016 CUTR Student Poster Competition CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The student poster competition will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on November 4, 2016 in the lobby of the Center for Urban Transportation Research. The competition will be followed by another poster presentation at the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards Event to on November 15, 2016

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