CUTR Webcast Recording: A Tool for Assessing the Economic Impacts of Spending on Public Transit

September 5, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EDT) A Tool for Assessing the Economic Impacts of Spending on Public Transit In this project, an Excel-based template tool was developed for transit agencies, local governments, and other stakeholders of public transit to estimate the economic impacts of spending on public transit. Features include the following: • Uses input-output multipliers from the Regional Input-Output

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Travel Behavior Trends in Florida: an Analysis of the National Household Travel Survey Data

June 28, 2012 This webcast presents an analysis of the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) data and examines travel behavior trends in Florida. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Steven Polzin, Ph.D., Mobility Research Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording http://youtu.be/XKiA_evCpgE AICP Status AICP-CM credit is not available for this CUTR webcast recording.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: An Assessment of Public Transportation Markets Using NHTS Data

March 22, 2012 This webcast presented a study that assesses a range of public transit markets for Florida and the U.S. as a whole. Data from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey are used. The public transit markets are defined with trip purpose and seven personal, household, and travel characteristics of persons in these transit markets, including driver status, immigration

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Planning for Changing Travel Behavior

August 25, 2011 The complexity of transportation decision making results from applying holistic thinking to transportation planning. Environment, health, safety, mobility, accessibility, equity, climate change, employment, economic competitiveness, image, land use, and choice are all factors at play in transportation planning. The contentiousness of transportation decision making derives from these often being partisan issues While fundamental laws of physics, human

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST)

June 20, 2011 This webcast is an introduction to the Transit Boarding Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) for technical professionals and decision-makers involved in transit service planning or transit market analysis who want to learn more about state-of-the-art methodologies being used in Florida and available for application nationwide. Specifically, it provides an overview of critical considerations and the state of

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The American Community Survey (ACS) Statistical Analyzer

March 24, 2011 This session introduces and demonstrates the ACS Statistical Analyzer. It is an Excel-based template for users of estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) to assess the precision of individual estimates and to compare pairs of estimates for their statistical differences. The ACS Statistical Analyzer covers the following four functions and fifteen sub-functions (not listed):  To derive

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Trends in Travel Behavior

March 10, 2011 The Trends in Travel Behavior webcast provides a better understanding of the socio-demographic changes, changes in travel habits and patterns, changes in supply and demand, and other factors that will affect transportation system performance and planning. Attendees will receive an overview of transportation trends and the implications of these trends on the transportation system. After this module,

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The Case for Moderate Growth in VMT

The Case for Moderate Growth in VMT explores the major factors that influence travel behavior. The indirect factors are discussed first using primarily empirical data. These are divided into three major categories: socio-economic conditions, land use conditions, and transportation system conditions. This report concentrates most on the role of the socio-economic conditions and travel behavior followed by a discussion of the

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