Programs

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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FPTA Annual Conference Registration OPEN!

2017 FPTA Annual Conference in West Palm Beach on October 22-24, 2017 Conference will be co-hosted by both PalmTran and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority. View more information about the annual conference.

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CUTR partners with Rail Research and Testing Juggernaut – Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

The Center for Urban Transportation Research is teaming with the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads) to perform research to assist the Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation in the agency’s standards development program. TTCI brings considerable relevant experience in the development and evaluation of rail safety standards and extensive rail

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CUTR/FTA Transit Safety Standards Working Group

CUTR formed the Transit Safety Standards Working Group to inform the development of FTA’s Safety Standards Strategic Plan and the tasks associated with the Standards Development Program. The thirteen-member group represents a cross section of the U.S. public transportation industry and includes transit systems operating in large and small urban environments and those providing rail/bus and bus services, along with

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CUTR and TTCI Partnership

On June 27, 2017, members of CUTR’s leadership met with the leaders of the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. at TTCI facilities in Pueblo, Colorado and discussed ways in which the two organizations can partner and expand our collective capabilities.

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CUTR Announces 2017 Transportation Achievement Award Recipient

CUTR Announces 2017 Transportation Achievement Award Recipient

We are excited to announce the 2017 CUTR Transportation Achievement Award recipient, Maurice Ferré, Florida Transportation Commissioner and former Mayor of Miami. More information about this year’s recipient is available in the announcement press release. This year it will be at the USF Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus on October 4, 2017.  The cocktail reception will start at

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Journal of Public Transportation Vol 20 Issue 2 released

The National Center for Transit Research within the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the following eight papers in Volume 20 Issue 2 of the Journal of Public Transportation are now available for downloading at http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jpt/ .   The S-Curve of Technological Adoption: Mobile Communication Devices on Commuter Trains in the

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FAC Webinar Recording: Retro-Commissioning: The Process and Optimization Implementation Case Studies

June 29, 2017, 11:00AM (ET) Retro-Commissioning: The Process and Optimization Implementation Case Studies Optimization of the building systems through the Retro Commissioning Process starts well before the Cx Provider interrogates the BAS system and doesn’t end when the report is issued. This webinar will start by working through the steps of the Retro-Cx and energy audit process to lay the

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2017 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit

Close to 250 transit professionals representing transit systems, Florida DOT central and district offices, consultants, and other organizations gathered in Tampa at the USF Embassy Suites on June 5-7, 2017 for the 2017 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit.  The workshop and summit were jointly sponsored by the Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA), Florida Department of

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