Programs

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: A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety

October 12, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A GIS Methodology for Evaluating Bus Pedestrian Safety This research involved a GIS analysis of pedestrian crashes that occurred within 100 feet of a bus stop in Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida between 2011 and 2014. In Broward County, there were 357 pedestrian crashes within 100 feet of a BCT bus stop, of

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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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Commissioner Sarnoff joining CUTR Advisory Board

The CUTR Advisory Board is pleased to welcome Teresa Sarnoff. Florida Transportation Commission Chairman, Mr. Jay Trumbull appointed Ms. Sarnoff to the CUTR Advisory Board on September 25, 2017, pursuant to Florida Statute, section 334.065(3). Ms. Sarnoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Cigarette Racing Team of Opa-locka, Florida. She currently serves as President of End Homelessness Now, Inc., which

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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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports

August 31, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Importance of Efficient Ground Transportation Access to Airports This webcast will explore the benefits of ground transportation access that is mutually beneficial to the airport and local community. The webcast will discuss some challenges against and opportunities for enhanced intergovernmental coordination to support this outcome. The webcast will also cover some best practices and initiatives

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National Rural Transit Assistance Program START (Safety Training and Rural Transit) Workshop

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. November 6-7, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc., St. Augustine, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810 For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie

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FAC Webinar Recording: The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness

August 29, 2017 10:30AM (ET) The Economy of General Aviation Airport Security Awareness General aviation (GA) Airports account for approximately 77 percent of all US flights. GA employees support 3.3 jobs elsewhere in the national economy. With over 200,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 airports to choose from, the GA community employs and supports millions of jobs and it is important

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Kristine Williams – USF Student Concepts for Morgan Street

Kristine Williams of CUTR led a class on Sustainable Transportation in Spring 2017 that produced complete streets conceptual designs for Morgan Street in downtown Tampa. The project was conducted for the City of Tampa with funding from the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization. Students were asked to evaluate existing conditions and identify conceptual designs to enhance livability, and provide safe operations

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CUTR Webcast Recording: TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies

August 17, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies TCRP Synthesis 126: Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and

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Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is Open: 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit

Registration is open for the 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in Tampa November 14-15, 2017! It was sold out last year! To receive updates and information on the Summit, you can sign up to receive the newsletter.

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LeadershipITE Graduation

Jodi Godfrey graduated from the LeadershipITE program that identifies, develops, and engages leaders to shape the future of transportation. She began the program in January 2017 and was presented her certificate in Toronto at the ITE International Meeting! Congratulations Jodi!!

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