Over 300 Employers Named as Best Workplaces for Commuters

TAMPA, Fla., January 31, 2019 – Announcing today the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) annual list of U.S.-based employers who meet the program’s National Standard of Excellence. The list includes companies like Whole Foods Market, Ernst & Young, LLP, Logistics Management Institute (LMI), Lyft, Mayo Clinic, Merck & Company, Inc., NCR Corporation, Netflix, Oracle USA, The Bicycle Chain, Tyson

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2019 Commuter Choice Certificate schedule

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the 2019 course calendar for the Florida Commuter Choice Certificate.  (www.commuterservices.com) The first module, Trends and Conditions Affecting Transportation, is free for everyone but registration is required.  See link below.  We have five new courses this year. Most of these 17 modules are

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Webcast Recording: StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) StarMetro’s Pilot of a Mobile Fare Payment App This webcast will feature Sara Hendricks and Sean Barbeau, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa; and Kelly Robertson, BowStern LLC. StarMetro, the public transit agency in Tallahassee, Florida, piloted the use of a mobile fare payment app with over 300 volunteer transit riders. The test featured

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Using the Transportation Cost-Savings Calculators

Transportation projects that save the most money – and yield the most return – are the few that get funded. But the quality-of-life improvements from transportation demand management (TDM) programs haven’t always been easy to measure by dollars saved.  That’s why Mobility Lab, a program of Arlington County, Virginia’s Commuter Services Bureau, along with LDA Consulting, and the Center for

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Spotlight on ACHD Commuteride Programs Webinar

    On Thursday, July 26, 2018, Best Workplaces for Commuters hosted the web conference, “Spotlight on ACHD C ommuteride Programs.” Commuteride is the go-to resource for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) initiatives in Boise, Idaho. Their signature campaign May in Motion, is designed for organizations to become Transportation Champions and gain recognition for their employee participation and business transportation benefits.

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Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation

Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation Principal Investigators: Sean J. Barbeau Ph.D Jay Ligatti, Ph.D. Summary: Cybersecurity is a significant concern in all industries. Given the rapid adoption of technology in the area of automated and connected vehicles, transportation infrastructure is a particularly attractive target. The concern is so great that in 2013 the Florida Legislature requested the formation of the

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Media Framing of Fatal Bicycle Crashes in Hillsborough County: a Critical Discourse Analysis

Media Framing of Fatal Bicycle Crashes in Hillsborough County: a Critical Discourse Analysis Principal Investigator: Julie Bond, MPA Summary: This research seeks to gain an understanding of the complex roles of the media in shaping perceptions of a vulnerable road user group, and will help identify effective means to change language in local media reporting for fatal crashes involving bicyclists.

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Increasing the Desirability of Transit and All Other Travel Choices via Best Workplaces for Commuters

Increasing the Desirability of Transit and All Other Travel Choices via Best Workplaces for Commuters Principal Investigator: Philip L. Winters, Julie Bond Summary: NCTR’s theme is to make public transportation and all other travel choices, safe, effective, efficient, desirable, and secure. This project focuses on increasing the desirability, effectiveness, and efficiency of employer-provided commute benefits (e.g., transit subsidies, telework, etc.)

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Improving the Quality and Cost effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

Improving the Quality and Cost effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection Principal Investigator: Sean J. Barbeau Ph.D Summary: The objectives of this project are to improve multimodal infrastructure planning and transit service quality by increasing the cost-effectiveness and quality of data from all modes of transportation, including transit, bike, walk, transportation network companies (TNCs), for example Uber and Lyft)),

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Boise Commuter Transportation Workshop

Boise Commuter Transportation Workshop This Commuter Transportation Workshop will be held in downtown Boise hosted by ACHD Commuteride and facilitated by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR). ACHD Commuteride was offered the opportunity to host a workshop and is one of only three sites selected to participate nationally through a research grant provided by the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions

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Arlington Commuter Transportation Workshop

Arlington Commuter Transportation Workshop 10/3/2018.  This workshop in Arlington, Texas is full and registration is closed.  However, we do have openings for our Social Marketing in Transportation workshop. in Tampa, FL.   This Commuter Transportation Workshop will be held at the University of Texas at Arlington hosted by Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions & Dollars (CTEDD) and facilitated by the Center

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