Transportation Demand Management

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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Improving Access to Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

The purpose of this research was to facilitate the ongoing collection of information from the public about potential areas of multimodal service and infrastructure improvements and easily share these problems with transit agencies, departments of transportation, and city and county governments. The research team implemented open-source software that leveraged the Open311 issue-reporting standard to capture various types of data from

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Moving Communities Forward: Social Marketing and Social Change for Transportation

Moving Communities Forward: Social Marketing and Social Change for Transportation Project Description: Many of the transportation-related challenges facing society today could be addressed by seemingly simple changes in behavior. For example, vehicle trips would be reduced if more people chose to take transit, bicycle, walk, or telework instead of drive. This project provides a mobile workshop targeted to transportation professionals

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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: 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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CUTR Webcast Recording: Extent of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly After a Complete Streets Project in Florida

October 13, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Extent of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly After a Complete Streets Project in Florida The Tampa Bay area is ranked nationally as one of the least walkable metro areas in the United States, and the Fletcher Avenue corridor was identified as having one of the highest pedestrian and bicyclist crash rates in this

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Transportation Demand Management Guidance for Corridor Planning Studies

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) regional planning programs address current and forecasted deficiencies of State highways through the conduct of corridor studies. This Guidance for the conduct of corridor planning studies is the product of a comprehensive evaluation of how to incorporate the consideration of Transportation Demand Management strategies into several business areas of the Washington State Department

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Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

The purpose of this research was to provide a methodology to evaluate how intermodal connections between public transportation and public trails can improve livability in Florida communities.  This research explored other available methodologies for evaluating intermodal connectivity, developed three case studies of communities outside Florida to compare different approaches, and developed an alternative methodology as applied to the trails and

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Developing Guidelines for Incorporating Managing Demand into WSDOT Planning and Programming

The purpose of this research was to develop guidelines for WSDOT’s business areas to incorporate demand management strategies appropriate to the context of the land use and transportation environment to meet their objectives.  The products of this research included a technical memorandum summarizing and synthesizing a review of the literature, a summarization of main themes gleaned from interviews with staff

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 15, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case examples* will be discussed before

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Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate registration

Registration is now open for the 2017 Social Marketing in Transportation course!   This course can help transportation professionals to develop more effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to the problems facing our communities. Social marketing is the systematic application of marketing, along with other behavior change concepts and techniques, to achieve specific behavioral actions for a social purpose. Many of the transportation-related

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