Transportation Concurrency: Best Practices Guide

Transportation Concurrency: Best Practices Guide presents practical guidance for local transportation concurrency management systems based on a sampling of current and best practices. As such, it is an important first step toward greater understanding of how to implement transportation concurrency. However, further research is needed to advance the state of the practice, including more detailed…

Performance Measures to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Public Involvement Activities in Florida

In 2006, the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) completed a comprehensive assessment of public involvement practices and processes in Florida for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The assessment considered public involvement practices at all phases of transportation decision making and included practices of the FDOT Central…

Transportation Concurrency: Best Practices Guide

This guide presents practical guidance for local transportation concurrency management systems based on a sampling of current and best practices. As such, it is an important first step toward greater understanding of how to implement transportation concurrency. However, further research is needed to advance the state of the practice, including more detailed study of the…

User Guide for Spreadsheet-Based Concurrency Management System

User Guide for Spreadsheet-Based Concurrency Management System – Transportation concurrency is aimed at ensuring that transportation facilities with adequate capacity are available concurrently with land use and economic development. Florida’s law requires local governments to develop and implement a concurrency management system (CMS). The Center for Urban TransportationResearch (CUTR) at the University of South Florida has…

User Guide for Spreadsheet-Based Concurrency Management System

Transportation concurrency is aimed at ensuring that transportation facilities with adequate capacity are available concurrently with land use and economic development. Florida’s law requires local governments to develop and implement a concurrency management system (CMS). The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida has assisted the Florida Department of Community…

Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that Support Access Management

Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that Support Access Management Effective local access management requires planning as well as regulatory solutions. Communities should establish a policy framework that supports access management in the local comprehensive plan, prepare corridor or access management plans for specific problem areas, and encourage good site planning techniques. Land development and subdivision…

Development of Effective Strategies to Alleviate Traffic Congestion for the Barrier Islands

Development of Effective Strategies to Alleviate Traffic Congestion for the Barrier Islands –This study focuses on the development of effective strategies to alleviate traffic congestion for residents and tourists of barrier islands who encounter significant delays when traveling throughout the barrier islands and the mainland.  

Analysis of Corridor Management Practices on Selected Critical SIS Facilities

The Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) was designated for the purpose of planning for and investing in a multimodal system of transportation facilities and services of statewide and regional importance. Highways designated as SIS facilities are generally part of the Florida Intrastate Highway System (FIHS). The FIHS program, now a subset of the SIS, aims to…

Traffic Signs Research Study for Miami-Dade County Final Report & Executive Summary

Traffic Signs Research Study for Miami-Dade County Final Report –  The years 2004 and 2005 were very active regarding hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin. Miami-Dade County experienced damages due to hurricanes Katrina and Wilma within a time span of barely two months. A significant proportion of street signs failed when these two hurricanes impacted…

Impact of Employer-based Programs on Transit System Ridership and Transportation System Performance

This document reports on a National Center for Transit Research (a program at CUTR) study that established a direct quantitative relationship between employer-based Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies and the performance of a transportation system. The study objectives were to develop a methodology for measuring the impacts of employer-based TDM programs on the performance of…

Guide for Analysis of Corridor Management Policies and Practices

Guide for Analysis of Corridor Management Policies and Practices –This guide includes a work plan for assessing local government land development and access management practices. It also addresses how to prepare a conceptual plan for implementing corridor management at the local level. The guide does not address how to prepare a physical corridor management plan…