Planning and Corridor Management

CUTR Webcast Recording: Visionary Student Concepts for Florida’s Future Corridors

April 3, 12:00PM (EDT) Visionary Student Concepts for Florida’s Future Corridors The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) asked the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research to engage transportation students in a creative visioning exercise relative to transportation corridors of the future. Three interdisciplinary student teams were formed to develop alternative visionary design concepts for a future corridor

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Long Range Transportation Plan Review

February 20, 2014 12:00PM (EST) Long Range Transportation Plan Review One of the core documents produced through the metropolitan transportation planning process is the long range transportation plan (LRTP) in Florida. CUTR completed a comprehensive review of the Florida MPO’s LRTPs examining the content, format, methodology, and priorities of each plan in relation to its peers, plans from previous cycles,

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Second International Conference on Access Management

TRB is cosponsoring the Second International Conference on Access Management to be held September 25-27, 2014 in Shanghai, China. A goal of the conference is to expand global understanding of access management and to share the latest research on the benefits and application of access management techniques. Abstracts are due to the conference no later than November 31, 2013 and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Developing an Application to Measure Public Involvement

May 30, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EDT) Although public involvement is now an integral part of project development, few agencies across the country have attempted to systematically evaluate the effectiveness of their public involvement activities. What attempts have been made tended to focus on outputs (e.g. number of participants at meetings) rather than outcomes (e.g. participant satisfaction with the process). In

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Review of MPO Long Range Transportation Plans and Estimate of Statewide 2035 Metropolitan Area Financial Shortfall

Please view the PDF to read the complete report. If you do not have a PDF reader, you can download it from Adobe.

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Guide for Review and Assessment of Local Mobility Plans

Mobility Review Checklist   Mobility Review Guide

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Access Management – Best Practices for Local Governments

May 10, 2012 Access management is the careful planning, regulation, and design of access between roadways and land development. Through access management, local governments can help preserve the ability of area roadways to move people and goods safely and efficiently, while advancing economic development and livability goals. Effective access management involves the adoption of plans and policies governing roadway and

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Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC)

The Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council is a statewide transportation planning and policy organization that exists to augment the role of individual MPOs in the cooperative transportation planning process.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Mobility Planning Strategies and Concepts

April 21, 2011 Florida’s growth management requirements have changed considerably over the years and new changes are in the works. One thing, however, hasn’t changed – the need to link land use and transportation plans to accomplish a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system that improves the quality of life in our communities. This session aims to familiarize planners with

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A Snapshot of Florida MPOs

A Snapshot of Florida MPOs The Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council requested assistance from the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) in researching and developing factsheets on the organizational and staffing structures of all MPOs in the State of Florida.  Produced in April 2011.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Organizational Structure of MPOs

November 4, 2010 This webcast presents the highlights of an 18‐month study funded by the Federal Highway Administration. Topics include the organizational structure of MPOs, staffing levels, specialization of staff, workforce turnover, and the governance of MPOs. The webcast is intended for MPO staff or others interested in MPOs, such as state DOT personnel and local government transportation planners. Participants

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Review of MPO Long Range Transportation Plans and Regional MPO Planning Activities and Products (2010)

Review of MPO Long Range Transportation Plans and Regional MPO Planning Activities and Products (2010)  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is  updating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP). Federal planning codes and regulations (23 USC 135(b) and (23 CFR 450.208(a)(1) and 450.214(f)) provide that statewide planning be coordinated with metropolitan planning in the state. The FDOT requested research assistance from the

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