PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

PSTA Electric Bus Virtual Visit – Oct 14

Join Tampa Bay Clean Cities on October 14 for this unique virtual experience! CUTR, Tampa Bay Clean Cities, and PSTA invite you to join us for an interactive virtual demonstration of the agency’s BYD 35-foot battery-electric transit bus, charging depot, and the brand-new 250-kilowatt Inductive Wireless Charging System. PSTA introduced the first inductive wireless electric bus charging station to the

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Victoria Perk, Ph.D. named as new program director

    Dr. Victoria Perk was hired as a graduate research assistant in May 1993. Earning her Ph.D. in Economics, Dr. Perk focused on models to estimate property value changes around bus rapid transit (BRT) stations for her dissertation. She became a faculty member in 1994, and she has spent 27 years with the University of South Florida (USF). In

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Webinar Recording: Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns

April 2, 2020 Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns This webinar summarizes a study that examined issues of women’s safety and security on public transit. The research conducted for the study indicates that there are shortcomings in addressing gender-based harassment on public transit and, more generally, in public spaces. Transit agencies tend to follow the

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Upcoming Webinar: Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

*Please note: Webinars will be pre-recorded and posted when available. Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative Most mid-size and large open-campus universities, theme parks, commercial campuses, airports, and other low-speed environments have courtesy shuttle or bus service as an important mode of transportation around campus and in nearby vicinities. Given the nature of short-distance trips within or around campus, and

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Webinar Recording: Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System

January 30, 2020, 12:00PM (ET) Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for a Safer Multimodal Transportation System The webinar will present the work completed towards the development of a prototype application for connected bicycles, that allows users to be safer in the future world of increasing connectivity between road users and infrastructure. Presenter: Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D., Center for Urban Transportation Research

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Transit Research Program Director Recognized as Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee

Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh was recognized as an Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee (AP050) at TRB 2020. Emeritus membership recognizes the significant, long-term contributions of individuals who have provided outstanding service through participation on TRB’s standing technical committees. Mr. Hinebaugh is a 28-year member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Transportation Research

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7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

In late November, the Miami Dade Expressway Authority hosted the 7th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit in downtown Miami in partnership with CUTR, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Central Florida Expressway Authority, and Jacksonville Transportation Authority. This year’s conference focused on automated, connected, electric, and shared (ACES) mobility. The FAV brings together national leaders to discuss the state of ACES

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Webinar Recording: Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast

October 15, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Florida’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan Webcast Join the Florida Clean Cities Coalitions for a webcast on the State of Florida Beneficiary Mitigation Plan and funding opportunities. Attend this webinar to hear from the State’s designated beneficiary, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and learn more about the Mitigation Plan and eligible projects. Representatives from Florida’s

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Celebrates Five Years of Designation

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed here at the Center for Urban Transportation, is celebrating 5 years of designation as a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition. The hard work of the the coalition’s members and stakeholders have helped to grow the Coalition’s successes. Since 2014, Coalition stakeholders have displaced more than 39 million gallons of petroleum

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CUTR Partners with THEA to Host the 6th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle Summit

Participants from across the globe met last month at the 6th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit in Tampa, Florida. The Summit brought together industry leaders and experts to discuss the implementation and deployment of automated, connected, electric, and shared mobility technologies. CUTR has been involved with the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit since its inception in 2013, and partnered with the

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