Webinar Recording: How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility

August 1, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Journal of Public Transportation. To encourage greater fixed route transit use for people with disabilities, transit agencies are implementing more rigorous paratransit eligibility determination practices. Previous

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Webinar Recording: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry

July 18, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Mineta Transportation Institute on Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry. The presenter will provide an overview of the current transportation setting, some findings as to why the industry

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Celebrates Five Years of Designation

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed here at the Center for Urban Transportation, is celebrating 5 years of designation as a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition. The hard work of the the coalition’s members and stakeholders have helped to grow the Coalition’s successes. Since 2014, Coalition stakeholders have displaced more than 39 million gallons of petroleum

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Webinar Recording: Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization

June 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity Into MPO Project Prioritization This webinar discusses methods used by MPOs to prioritize projects based on equity, based on a study funded by the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, & Dollars (CTEDD). The webinar will examine how MPOs are selecting projects to provide communities of concern with greater access to opportunities, especially economic

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Webinar Recording: Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa

June 6, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Development of an Effective Truck Route Signage Program for the City of Tampa The City of Tampa, Florida, contains numerous major freight generators and destinations, including two seaports, a rail intermodal yard, the cargo-capable Tampa International Airport, and a wide variety of logistics activity centers. Effective and efficient transportation of commercial vehicles has become essential

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FDOT Florida Transportation Plan Visioning Session

On May 7, 2019, CUTR/USF students Christopher Moorman, Nicole Tremblay, Dayna Lazarus, and Sean Martin participated in the FDOT Florida Transportation Plan Visioning Session with support from Planning and Corridor Management Program Director, Kristine Williams, AICP, and Research Associate, Tia Boyd. Students participated in a poster session on trends and disruptors impacting long-range transportation planning in Florida.  Christopher and Nicole

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Sustainable Transportation Course Presents to Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Led by CUTR Director Dr. Robert L. Bertini and CUTR Faculty Jason Jackman, Runan Wang, Lori Palaio and Wyatt Burttschell from the Sustainable Transportation course presented their work to the Hillsborough County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee this week. Congratulations, students! To learn more about the course and view the students’ final presentations, please visit: Sustainable Transportation Course

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Webinar Recording: Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It

May 16, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Transit Stigma & Social Equity: What Transportation Administrators Say They Are Doing About It Services provided by public transportation agencies in the United States are crucial for personal mobility, maintaining and improving one’s quality of life, and participation in the broader society. Societal goods like education, healthcare, employment, and cultural and civic opportunities are made

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Webinar Recording: Control of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in Mixed Traffic: Modeling and Field Experiments

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Control of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in Mixed Traffic: Modeling and Field Experiments Advanced connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies can be utilized to achieve precise vehicle trajectory control and render unprecedented opportunities to improve transportation system performance in safety, mobility and sustainability. However, it is quite challenging to fully realize these advantages from CAV

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Webinar Recording: Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with the Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Urban Roadway Facility Conversion with The Predictive Safety Assessment Tool: An Application of Highway Safety Manual The impact of predictive safety assessment based on quantitative methodology of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) is significant, particularly in urban roadway facilities. Realizing this significance, the responsibilities of safety professionals, transportation planners, and decisionmakers are critical for

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Understanding Ridership Trends in Transit

Florida has seen dramatic ridership declines in the past four years. These declines are over two times more severe than those for the nation and have continued thru 2018. The declines are pervasive with the most severe declines in southeastern Florida locations, which are the most conducive to transit. The changes in ridership on public transportation in Florida appear to

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