Planning and Corridor Management

Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services

Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services Principal Investigator: Kristine Williams Summary: Millions of people across the U.S. are unable to provide their own transportation due to age, disability or income constraints. Although the size of this transportation disadvantaged (TD) population is not fully known, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) states that the population is large, with about 40

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Kristine Williams – Completed Project on Equity in Regional Transportation Plans

“A NITC study took a look at how metropolitan planning organizations, or MPOs, can better serve transportation-disadvantaged and historically marginalized populations when creating regional transportation plans…” Read more

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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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series

Thursday, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 2016, at 4:00-5:00PM (ET) Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series Many communities are updating their comprehensive plan to promote a wider variety of transportation modes. In the process, they are making changes that improve livability and the local and regional economy. This four part

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability

March 31, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability Where livability is a goal of the planning process, freight runs the risk of not being considered except as an afterthought or as something to be excluded. Yet, freight is an integral part of local economic development. Because economic prosperity is a key characteristic of livable communities,

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USF in 40 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 40 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 10, 2016.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope to

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement

June 25, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement This webinar provides insights into how various transit agencies around the United States engage their communities. There are many variations in how mass transit agencies view who their “community” is, and the steps they take to engage them in the public transportation policymaking process. Do transit

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2)

June 22, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2) The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the

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USF in 35 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 35 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 11, 2015.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope

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Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Model Element

Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Model Element

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 1)

September 18, 2014 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the community, stakeholders,

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Engaging Transportation Students in Florida’s Future Corridors Initiative

This report includes visionary concepts produced by University of South Florida graduate students for future transportation corridors in Florida. The project was made possible by a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The concepts are presented here for consideration by FDOT and interested stakeholders as part of the statewide Future Corridors initiative—an effort to proactively plan for the

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