Campus Safety Day at the University of South Florida

Campus Safety Day at the University of South Florida

The 5th annual USF Campus Safety Day is October 22! This is a virtual event where the USF community can come together to learn important information related to their personal safety, both on and off campus. Community partners will be presenting throughout the day on topics ranging from self-defense, pedestrian safety, and hurricane preparedness. At the peak of the day,

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PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

Join Tampa Bay Clean Cities on October 14 for this unique virtual experience! CUTR, Tampa Bay Clean Cities, and PSTA invite you to join us for an interactive virtual demonstration of the agency’s BYD 35-foot battery-electric transit bus, charging depot, and the brand-new 250-kilowatt Inductive Wireless Charging System. PSTA introduced the first inductive wireless electric bus charging station to the

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TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation

TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation

TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation The importance of safety cannot be overstated and requires continued shifts in the approach to safety management within the public transportation industry. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will describe the characteristics of Employee Safety Reporting (ESR) programs, which are

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CUTR’s Jason Jackman gives tips for National Walk to School Day (October 7)

  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 is National Walk to School Day! CUTR Research Associate Jason Jackman has worked with Walk to School programs and similar initiatives since 2003 while he was still a student at the University of South Florida. “I became more interested in school travel and community planning when I noticed the local elementary school had students bused

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Florida Local Technical Assistance Program finds success in online trainings

Florida Local Technical Assistance Program finds success in online trainings

The Florida Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center has been housed at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) for two years under Pei-Sung Lin, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE, FITE. The mission of the Florida LTAP Center is to improve the skills and increase knowledge of the local and tribal transportation workforce through training, technical

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CUTR’s Autonomous and Connected Mobility Evaluation Program moves into Phase 4 of their research

Congratulations to Program Director Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D. and his team as they move into Phase 4 of their research with the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. To date, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), in collaboration with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), has piloted Connected Vehicle (CV) technology in Tampa, Florida. Three phases of the Pilot have been performed.

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National Transit Database Online Training

  This course is intended for transit professionals whose responsibilities include some or all of the following related to the National Transit Database (NTD): reporting, statistical compilation, or other financial duties and activities. This is an introductory level course. The content is geared for people with little or no experience using the NTD reporting system. The online course will be

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