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Economic Contribution of THEA to Hillsborough County’s Economy – 2016 Update

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) owns and operates the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. Since its establishment, THEA has been responsible for numerous roadway projects in Hillsborough County that have contributed to increased mobility for its patrons and the county as a whole. THEA retained the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping

March 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping Geared toward FTA regulated employers, this webcast will describe best practices for drug and alcohol testing record maintenance and retention.   Presenter will identify the documents that are required to be maintained in accordance with FTA and USDOT rule, discuss restrictions regarding release of testing information and visually

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General Transit Feed Specification Best Practices

New GTFS Best Practices were just released by a working group of 17 organizations involved in the GTFS community, including app providers & data consumers, transit providers, and consultants and academia. The working group was convened and facilitated by Rocky Mountain Institute. Click here to check out the GTFS Best Practices, and read more about them in a blog post from CUTR’s Dr.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning

March 2, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Utilizing TBEST for Comprehensive Transit Planning The Florida Department of Transportation Public Transit Office has developed the Transit Boardings and Simulation Tool (TBEST) transit planning software to support transit agencies in developing data driven processes to support strategic planning, service planning, grant applications, operations analysis.  This presentation will familiarize the audience with core TBEST applications

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Journal of Public Transportation, Volume 20, Issue 1

Journal of Public Transportation, Volume 20, Issue 1

We hope you will download Issue 1 of the 20th Volume of the Journal of Public Transportation – now available! We have eight fantastic peer reviewed papers covering a wide range of public transportation topics, including taxis, market segmentation, spatial equity, rail transit service quality, BRT, bus stop design and more!  Issue 1 is available for download. Subscribe to our

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GIS in Transit Conference

Mark Your Calendar! Tenth National GIS in Transit Conference September 6-8, 2017, Washington, DC (Labor Day is Sept 4) Abstract Submission Form – submission deadline February 1, 2017 http://www.urisa.org/transitgis The National Center for Transit Research, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, taking place September

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CUTR’s National Transit Safety Standards Working Group have kick-off meeting in Tampa

The Transit Safety Standards Working Group has been formed to provide input and inform CUTR’s FTA research team in the identification of recommended transit safety standards for FTA’s consideration. On February 15-16, 2017, CUTR’s National Transit Safety Standards Working Group had its kick-off meeting. The Working Group has been formed to provide input to and inform CUTR’s FTA research project

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2016 Florida Transit Information and Performance Handbook

This handbook provides a synopsis of Florida’s transit agencies and systems data, and a snapshot of their performance in the 2015 reporting year.  

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis

February 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) A Holistic Approach to Incident Investigation and Analysis In transit, how often do we have accidents at dangerous locations and charge the operator without ever looking deeper into the root cause or developing a process to prevent future incidents of the same kind and at the same location? The definition of insanity is “doing the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data

February 2, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Opening the Door to Multimodal Applications: Creation, Maintenance and Application of GTFS Data The General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) describes fixed-route public transportation service to facilitate integration of transit information into various applications. This webcast will provide an overview of the opportunities to use GTFS for many different types of information services for the general

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TRB: Opening the Door to Multimodal Application of GTFS Data

TRB: Opening the Door to Multimodal Application of GTFS Data

Lots of great discussion surrounding the TRB 2017 poster presentation “Opening the Door to Multimodal Application of GTFS Data” presented by CUTR’s very own Sean Barbeau, Ph.D. with co-author Aaron Antrim from Trillium Solutions.

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Alert Today Florida and Buccaneers D-Line Helmet Fitting Event

The Buccaneers D-Line Delivered Christmas to over seventy five children this year with the help of Alert Today Florida. The families initially thought they were only getting a tour of One Buc Place, but then they were surprised with new bicycles and a shopping spree to Target. Alert Today Florida provided bicycle helmets and installed front and back bicycle lights

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