Programs

USF Muma College of Business Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability Annual Partner Meeting

CUTR faculty Seckin Ozkul and Robert Bertini were very pleased to participate in the USF Muma College of Business Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability Annual Partner Meeting on June 1, 2017. We look forward to continuing our wonderful collaboration and congratulations on all you have accomplished!

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Benefits of Open-source Software to Transit Agencies

May 25, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Benefits of Open-source Software to Transit Agencies Technology is rapidly changing the transit industry in many ways. Riders now expect state-of-the-art transit information tools in their pockets including journey planners and real-time information. Fortunately, the world of open source transit applications is making it easier for transit agencies to deploy state-of-the-art information tools with more

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Dr. Pei-Sung Lin receives ICTPA’s Distinguished Service Award

During the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association (ICTPA) on May 19-21, 2017 held in Houston, Texas, Dr. Pei-Sung Lin received the ICTPA’s Distinguished Service Award for recognition of his outstanding service and significant contribution to the ICTPA as Immediate Past President, President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and Florida Chapter President. The conference paper

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Proclamation

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) is proud to have been part of the Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Proclamation event with Ride Smart Florida, FDOT, Florida Highway Patrol, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, and Tampa Police Department at University of South Florida and Florida Highway Patrol Troop C/ Office.  CUTR is one of the few university-based transportation research institutions in

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American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus and Paratransit Conference

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) participated at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus and Paratransit Conference this month. Lisa Staes, Program Director, Transit Safety and Workforce Development Programs, made a presentation that was well received in the session Safety Management Systems (SMS) – Transit Agency Implementation. She also chaired a great session on Bus Safety Committee Meeting

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking

May 11, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking This webcast will explore transportation administrators’ views of the role of gender in public decisionmaking. What gets built? How? Why? For whom? This webcast tackles the difficulty of examining the role that gender considerations play in transportation policy. Download Handout Presenters: Gerard

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Advanced Mobility Device Securement Skills Development 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. August 8-9, 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm, each day) CUTR, Tampa, 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 Lewis or call (813) 974-1123.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning

April 27, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning This webinar explores methods used by MPOs to understand the equity effects of regional transportation plans and investments, based on research conducted for the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). The webinar will examine how MPOs are identifying communities of concern with regard to transportation equity, along with

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People Who Move People: NCTR Director, Joel Volinski

With the advancement of technology and the arrival of automated vehicles, Joel Volinski, Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, predicts more changes in transit will occur over the next decade than there had been in the past 80 years.  Read his essay on People Who Move People.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways

April 13, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways Nighttime crashes are over-represented on the highway system in the United States. Street lighting is an effective countermeasure to improve nighttime safety. To monitor street lighting-level data (illuminance) on a big-scale roadway network precisely and efficiently, CUTR developed the Advanced Lighting Measurement System (ALMS) which is a

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Recognizing Jodi Godfrey for 5 years of service

Recognizing Jodi Godfrey for 5 years of service

Congratulations to Jodi Godfrey on her five years at CUTR!  She started working as a student for Dr. Steve Polzin’s team, Mobility Policy Research and upon graduation with her M.S. in Civil Engineering, she was hired as a Research Associate to work for his team and Lisa Staes’ team, Transit Safety and Workforce Development programs.  Her specialties are transportation engineering,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know

March 30, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know This webinar will share information on national public transit trends in ridership and productivity and discuss causes and implications of current trends. Download handout Presenter: Steve Polzin, Ph.D., Director of Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida Steve

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