CUTR Webcast Recording: Long Range Transportation Plan Review

February 20, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Long Range Transportation Plan Review One of the core documents produced through the metropolitan transportation planning process is the long range transportation plan (LRTP) in Florida. CUTR completed a comprehensive review of the Florida MPO’s LRTPs examining the content, format, methodology, and priorities of each plan in relation to its peers, plans from previous cycles,

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Tampa BayCycle

Tampa BayCycle promotes safe and enjoyable biking for everyday transportation and recreation for a livable community. Founded in 2007, Tampa BayCycle was created by the joint efforts of the New North Transportation Alliance and the Tampa Downtown Partnership and funded by the Florida Department of Transportation. We bring together people who believe that riding a bicycle benefits the entire community.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Public Transportation Public and Private Partnerships – Universal Access Increasing Ridership and Revenue in Central Florida

February 6, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Public Transportation Public and Private Partnerships – Universal Access Increasing Ridership and Revenue in Central Florida What is Universal Access?  The benefit of Mobility –  The term Universal Access is a unique way to provide a select group of individuals access to standard bus service throughout Polk County.  By contracting with Polk Transit, which includes

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Exploring Airport Employee Commute and Parking Strategies netconference recording

On January 30, 2014, CUTR’s Best Workplaces for Commuters co-hosted a netconference with the Association for Commuter Transportation  on employee commute programs at airports.  The netconference focused on reporting the findings from ACRP Synthesis 36: Exploring Airport Employee Commute and Parking Strategies. The synthesis documents what is known about airport employee commute patterns and modes.  The report summarizes what programs are being offered to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Introduction to Commuter Tax Benefits

January 23, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Introduction to Commuter Tax Benefits This webcast was designed as “Commuter Benefits 101” presentation for people largely unfamiliar with the qualified transportation fringe benefit. Download a pdf copy of the slides. Presenters: Phil Winters, Director, TDM Program, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording View Recording Complete the evaluation. AICP Status Approved: APA Event #e.26020 One (1)

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Patent Awarded: Using Pattern Recognition in Real-Time LBS Applications

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded U.S. Patent #8,600,674 – Using Pattern Recognition in Real-Time LBS Applications. A prediction method that estimates the real-time position of a mobile device based on previously observed data is provided.  The present invention can be used in real-time navigation, including providing real-time alerts of

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Who and What – Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S.

December 12, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EST) The Who and What: Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S. Presenter: Cheryl Thole Do you want to learn about BRT systems in the U.S.?  What are the characteristics of riders of some BRT systems and how are they similar to other transit riders in the U.S.?  What type of BRT routes

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CUTR Alumni Info Request

Dear former CUTRite, CUTR is turning 25 years young!  We have come a long way since we were established in the USF College of Engineering in 1988 by the Florida Legislature and the Florida Board of Regents.  CUTR has become recognized nationally and serves as an important resource for policymakers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public.  Our mission

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Florida’s Comprehensive Motorcycle Safety Program Awarded 2013 SMSA Outstanding State Award

        The State Motorcycle Safety Administrators (SMSA) Outstanding State Award recognizes a state with a comprehensive motorcycle safety program that has implemented strategies that are successful, effective and can be measured, evaluated, and serve as best practices. University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) actively assists the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) with various tasks on the

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Second International Conference on Access Management

TRB is cosponsoring the Second International Conference on Access Management to be held September 25-27, 2014 in Shanghai, China. A goal of the conference is to expand global understanding of access management and to share the latest research on the benefits and application of access management techniques. Abstracts are due to the conference no later than November 31, 2013 and

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