Tia Boyd – Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty presentation

Tia Boyd – Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty presentation

On May 1st, 2020, Tia Boyd, Research Associate with CUTR’s Planning and Corridor Management Program, served as a panelist at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference. The presentation, Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty, highlights findings from a recently completed project evaluating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and risks to the future of transportation in Florida. Commissioned by FDOT, the project

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Webinar Recording: Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

Webinar Recording: Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

April 22, 2020 Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection Multimodal transportation such as transit, bike, walk, transportation network companies (TNCs) (e.g., Uber, Lyft), car share, and bike share are vital to supporting livable communities. However, current data collection techniques for multimodal travel behavior, including apps built specifically for travel behavior surveys, have limitations (e.g.,

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Program Director Kristine Williams’ study published by TRB

Program Director Kristine Williams’ study published by TRB

Program Director Kristine Williams’ study “National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 549: Incorporating Roadway Access Management into Local Ordinances” was recently published by the Transportation Research Board. The synthesis documents regulatory tools and practices used by local governments to implement access management and provides examples of how state transportation agencies are effectively coordinating with local governments to advance access

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Webinar Recording: Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns

April 2, 2020 Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns This webinar summarizes a study that examined issues of women’s safety and security on public transit. The research conducted for the study indicates that there are shortcomings in addressing gender-based harassment on public transit and, more generally, in public spaces. Transit agencies tend to follow the

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Upcoming Webinar: Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

*Please note: Webinars will be pre-recorded and posted when available. Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative Most mid-size and large open-campus universities, theme parks, commercial campuses, airports, and other low-speed environments have courtesy shuttle or bus service as an important mode of transportation around campus and in nearby vicinities. Given the nature of short-distance trips within or around campus, and

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Faculty, students, and visitors join together for the second annual USF Transportation Day

The University of South Florida (USF) closed a campus street to vehicular traffic for the second annual USF Transportation Day. The transportation celebration focused on sustainable, multi-use, and non-car commuting options in the Tampa Bay region, including bicycles, scooters, and electric vehicles. This car-free zone allowed event-goers to visit vendor booths and play games throughout the afternoon event. The event

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Webinar Recording: The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative

February 27, 2020 @ 12:00PM (ET) The Healthy Buddy Program: Addressing Immobility in Transportation-Disadvantaged Older Adults through a Community-Based Initiative The webinar will present the community-based Healthy Buddy Program concept and its application for improving the mobility and quality of life among transportation-disadvantaged older adults. The webinar will discuss key qualitative interview findings from the first phase of the project,

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CUTR Researcher Jason Jackman teaches bicycle safety to USF students

CUTR Researcher Jason Jackman teaches bicycle safety to USF students

  CUTR Researcher Jason Jackman teaches bicycle safety to USF students “Sustainable Transportation teaches students there is another cadence to roadway design, speed, and transportation network mentality.” Jason Jackman has been riding his bike around Tampa for over 20 years. “Growing up around Northdale and Carrollwood, my brother and I would ride our bikes everywhere. Movies, grandma’s apartment, 7-Eleven for

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