CUTR Webcast Recording: Development of Pinellas County Roadway Jurisdiction Policy

January 24,2013 at 12:00pm Eastern time. Pinellas County encompasses twenty four municipalities in its boundary with some cities actively annexing property and road right of way. Over the years, annexations, as well as numerous road transfers, have caused confusion regarding the jurisdiction of transportation facilities, created numerous enclaves and contributed to the uncertainty regarding the responsibility for the operation and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Regional Transit GIS Architecture and Data Model Project

December 13,2012 at 12:00pm Eastern. Coordinated data sharing is important for intermodal transportation agencies with jurisdictions that overlap the same geographic area.  Manual data sharing is difficult to sustain at a high frequency due to the manual effort involved in collecting, formatting, sending, receiving, and processing the data.  This webcast discusses a research project that successfully developed and demonstrated a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Best Practices in Bus Dispatch

November 15, 2012 at 12:00pm (EDT). This webcast summarizes the research findings of the Best Practices in Bus Dispatch study, undertaken to broaden the understanding of operational functions within transit systems and to share optimal practices among transit operations personnel. While the similarities of dispatch functions across all transit agencies are well known, the differences in operating policies, procedures, and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Motorcyclist Attitudes and Behaviors in Florida

October 18,2012 at 12:00pm Eastern time. This webcast provides an overview of Florida motorcyclist attitudes and behavior. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Chanyoung Lee, Ph.D., PTP, CUTR. Recording http://youtu.be/PUNg46ckPIA AICP Status AICP-CM credit is not available for this CUTR webcast recording.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Practices to Protect Bus Operators from Passenger Assaults

October 4, 2012 This webcast provides an overview of the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 93 report Practices to Protect Bus Operators from Passenger Assaults. Download a PDF copy of the presentation and the TCRP Synthesis 93 final report. Presented by: Yuko Nakanishi, Principal and Founder, Nakanishi Research and Consulting, LLC and Lieutenant William Fleming, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Recording http://youtu.be/9prHGzl_SZg AICP

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

September 20, 2012 This webcast provides an overview of the recently completed National Center for Transit Research (NCTR ) report A Summary of Design, Policies, and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes.  Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Sara Hendricks, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research and Mary Anne Koos, Special Projects Coordinator, Florida Department of Transportation

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USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week

Pedestrian and bicycle safety is a very important issue especially in Florida. Florida was ranked #1 for pedestrian fatalities per capita in the U.S. in 2010 based on NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts. To actively promote pedestrian and bicycle safety in the USF campus and its surrounding area to save lives and prevent injuries, the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Improving Bus Transit Safety through Rewards and Discipline

August 23, 2012 This webcast provides an overview of the recently completed Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 97 report Improving Bus Transit Safety Through Rewards and Discipline- A Synthesis of Transit Practice. The webcast presentation addresses current practices and experiences of public transit agencies in applying both corrective actions and rewards to recognize, motivate, and reinforce a safety culture for

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Patent Awarded: Method for Determining Critical Points in Location Data Generated by Location-Based Applications

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded a patent for U.S. Patent # 8,249,807 – Method for Determining Critical Points in Location Data Generated by Location-Based Applications – Reduces the amount of location data sent over a wireless network by pre-filtering the data on-board a mobile device and eliminating “non-critical”

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