2nd Annual CUTR Student Poster Competition Information

2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition 2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: 1. The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Bill Johnson, the current Florida Secretary of Commerce, and the President and CEO of Enterprise Florida,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida

July 9, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida The webinar will present part of the work conducted for the evaluation of the pedestrian safety focused initiative launched by FDOT in 2011. The evaluation includes the method and data collected during the observational and public

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WalkWise Florida Expansion

WalkWise Florida is expanding to Lee, Polk, and Duval counties! WalkWise is a concept originally developed by FDOT District 7 to promote pedestrian safety, and WalkWise Tampa Bay successfully used this concept to spread safety knowledge to more than 20,000 people over the past five years. Building on this legacy, WalkWise Florida is introducing this grassroots initiative to other counties

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USF in 35 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 35 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 11, 2015.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope

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University of South Florida’s 3rd Annual USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week

The purpose of Bulls Walk and Bike Week is to educate USF students, staff and faculty on the importance of pedestrian and bicycle safety. The Florida Department of Transportation Central office and District 7, MPO, TBARTA, the College of Engineering, USF Police, EH&S, COPH, Bull Runner, Administrative Services, and Student Government support our goals to save lives and prevent injuries

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CUTR’s 2014 Student Poster Competition Results and Photos

This was the first Student Poster Competition at the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards event held during the reception from 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m.  Students were able to present research that he or she performed with their advisor; however, advisors could not give feedback to the student in regards to the preparation of the poster.  The competition judges, Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, P.E.,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Internal Trip Capture for Mixed-use Developments

October 16, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Internal Trip Capture for Mixed-use Developments Internal trip capture refers to a reduction of trips to and from a mixed-use development resulting from the proximity of complementary land uses within the development. Nationwide, there have been efforts to enhance both the data availability and estimation methodologies to estimate internal trip capture rates. Sponsored by the

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CUTR Student Poster Competition 2014

2014 CUTR STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION 2014 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Jim Sebesta, the current Florida Transportation Commissioner, and former State Senator. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. –

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Alert Today Florida Social Media and Public Information

Alert Today Florida The scope of the Florida Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is aimed at providing a comprehensive framework for reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. We coordinate with stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive communication plans that will improve public awareness of pedestrian and bicycle crash problems and programs directed at preventing them.

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Dr. Pei-Sung Lin quoted by WFLA News Channel 8 in the article, “5th deadly wrong-way crash kills 25-year-old woman”

There have been five wrong way interstate accidents that have resulted in eleven fatalities since February 2014. Florida Department of Transportation and the Center for Urban Transportation Research are investigating safety concerns and implementation of new devices to detect wrong way drivers. Dr. Pei- Sung Lin was quoted by WFLA News Channel 8 in the article, “5th deadly wrong-way crash kills

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Dr. Seckin Ozkul was appointed as a member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board Subcommittee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service – Performance Measures

Dr. Seckin Ozkul has recently been appointed as a member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board Subcommittee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service – Performance Measures.  The Highway Capacity and Quality of Service (HCQS) Committee (AHB40) is tasked with investigating the factors that affect capacity, traffic flow, comfort, convenience, and safety.  In addition, AHB40 is also

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CUTR awarded $292,000 from FDOT to Conduct Naturalistic Bicycling Behavior Pilot Study

     CUTR was recently awarded an innovative research project with a total budget of $292,000 from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to conduct a naturalistic bicycling behavior pilot study.  The major objectives of the research project are to fully understand bicycling behaviors via comprehensive analyses of naturalistic bicycling data collected from the project, and develop effective countermeasures to improve bicycle

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