CUTR awarded three projects from the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD)

CUTR was recently awarded three grants from the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD). Each of these projects will investigate a set of critical challenges facing transportation in America today with an emphasis on equity and safety.   Equitable Transportation Planning Curriculum for Urban Planning and Transportation Programs Investigators: Kristine Williams, AICP Tia…

CUTR’s Autonomous and Connected Mobility Evaluation Program moves into Phase 4 of their research

Congratulations to Program Director Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D. and his team as they move into Phase 4 of their research with the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. To date, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), in collaboration with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), has piloted Connected Vehicle (CV) technology in Tampa, Florida. Three phases of…

Assessment of a Week-Long Campus Automated Shuttle Demonstration in Low-Speed Environments

“Assessment of a Week-Long Campus Automated Shuttle Demonstration in Low-Speed Environments” Pei-Sung Lin, Nikhil Menon, Cong Chen, Achilleas Kourtellis Most university campuses, 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 vicinity. The innovative automated shuttle (AS) systems…

Tia Boyd – Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty presentation

On May 1st, 2020, Tia Boyd, Research Associate with CUTR’s Planning and Corridor Management Program, served as a panelist at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference. The presentation, Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty, highlights findings from a recently completed project evaluating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and risks to the future of transportation in Florida.…

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization Methods used to integrate equity into metropolitan planning organization (MPO) prioritization processes vary significantly in scope and potential effectiveness. This research, completed for the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD), was undertaken to assist MPOs in developing effective methods for integrating equity into their project prioritization process…