“Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry” at the 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation

  CUTR Research Associate Jodi Godfrey presented on her research entitled “Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry” at the 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation. View the final report.

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Managing for Performance-Safety, Customer Service, Conflict and Work Ethic: A Guide for Transit Operator Trainers

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. November 19-20, 2019 (8:30am – 4:30pm, daily) CUTR, Tampa, FL NOTE: This course is a requirement to graduate from the Florida Transit Operator Trainer Training Certificate Program. For questions regarding this training course, please contact

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Florida Small and Rural Transit Agency Bus Operator Training Program (Train-the-Trainer)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. St. Johns County Council on Aging St. Augustine, FL October 15, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm) FDOT District One November 12, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm) Bartow, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810. For

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Webinar Recording: Observations from the 2017 NHTS

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00pm (ET) Observations from the 2017 NHTS Understanding transit ridership and the characteristics of transit markets is a fundamental necessity for all individuals involved in planning, operating, marketing, and policy decision-making for public transit. The 2016 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) data set was released in March of 2018, which affords researchers the ability to assess

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Assault Awareness and Prevention for Transit Operators (Train the Trainer)

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. September 18, 2019 (8:00am-12:00pm) Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Championsgate, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810. For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie Lewis or call (813) 974-1123.

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How to Perform a Bus Collision Investigation – A Short Course

There are no fees to attend this course for current employees of a Florida public transit agency who meet the criteria identified in the Transit Training Policies and Procedures. August 8-9, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm, each day) JTrans, Mariana, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810. For LMS questions or technical assistance, please contact Stephanie Lewis or call (813) 974-1123. Download course

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Webcast Recording: Building an Alternative Fuel Bus Program: Funding Opportunities and Best Practices for Transit Agencies

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Building an Alternative Fuel Bus Program: Funding Opportunities and Best Practices for Transit Agencies As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, Clean Cities coalitions foster the nation’s economic, environmental, and energy security by working locally to advance affordable, domestic transportation fuels and technologies. Nearly 100 coalitions serve as the foundation

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Webcast Recording: Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis This research examines the linguistic choices that frame the relationships between bicyclists and other parties involved in fatal crash events. Textual data were collected via media reports of bicyclist traffic fatalities between January 2009 and June 2018 in Hillsborough County, Florida,

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Webcast Recording: The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 12:00PM (ET) The Role of Public Transportation during a State of Emergency Declaration due to Natural Disasters Destructive natural disasters such as hurricanes or other extreme weather events challenge many industries, especially the public transit industry. The 2017 hurricane season proved to be tumultuous, with three major hurricanes devastating the U.S. in less than 2 months.

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Nation’s First Certified Travel Trainer

Today, Roberta Yegidis (left) presented Kelsey Calder (right) of Greater Richmond Transit Company with a certificate of completion for becoming the first ever nationally certified Travel Training Instructor.  Easterseals’ Travel Training Certification program teaches instructors essential, practically-relevant skills, including: performing a successful trainee assessment, customized trip planning, environmental barrier examination, task analysis, training strategies, street crossing skills, boarding/alighting processes, and

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CUTR/FTA Transit Safety Standards Working Group

CUTR formed the Transit Safety Standards Working Group to inform the development of FTA’s Safety Standards Strategic Plan and the tasks associated with the Standards Development Program. The thirteen-member group represents a cross section of the U.S. public transportation industry and includes transit systems operating in large and small urban environments and those providing rail/bus and bus services, along with

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard

October 19, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Texas Transit Needs Assessment and Performance Dashboard Texas Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division (TxDOT-PTN) administers federal and state grants for public transportation in Texas and funds 26 urban and 37 rural transit districts. Sponsored by TxDOT-PTN, the Transit Mobility program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) built a performance dashboard to create a one-stop

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