Online Transit Training

Meet your agency’s training objectives with Online Transit Training. These computer-based FDOT training courses are available at www.transportationlearning.org. Curbing Transit Operator Distracted Driving, Disability Etiquette for Transit Operators, REACT – Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Testing Decision Refresher Training for FTA Covered Supervisors, Rule Chapter 14-90, Florida Administrative Code: A Review for You – A Course  for Bus Transit Drivers, and

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Rescheduled: 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. Rescheduled: September 15, 2020 (8:30am – 4:30pm) LeeTran, Ft Myers, 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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2020 Commuter Choice Certificate schedule

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the 2020 course calendar for the Florida Commuter Choice Certificate.  (www.commuterservices.com) The first module, Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and Objectives, is free for everyone but registration is required.  See Register Today link below.  We have ten new courses this year. Most of the

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Webinar Recording: Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation

November 14, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation As transportation infrastructure continues to expand from isolated nodes to large interconnected networks, cybersecurity is a critical concern for transit agencies. This report provides recommendations and suggested policies for transit agencies that may help reduce cybersecurity liabilities. The recommendations are informed by a literature review of existing vulnerabilities, a survey

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Webinar Recording: Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas

September 26, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared-Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas Shared-use mobility (SUM) practices are transportation services that are shared among users. SUM can include ‘traditional SUM’ practices such as public transit, taxis, limousines, etc., or ‘technology enabled SUM’ (will be referred to as ‘SUM’ in this report) practices  such as

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Webinar Recording: Transit and Livability: Results from the National Community Livability Survey

September 12, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Transit and Livability: Results from the National Community Livability Survey This session will present results from a national survey that was conducted to understand factors important to livability in both urban and rural areas across the country and to study the role of transportation and public transit. While many factors influence a community’s livability, affordable

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Webinar Recording: Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future!

September 10, 2019, 7:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Shared (Smart) Mobility, MaaS and Public Transport – A new Future! This talk focuses on Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and what it might mean for the future role of conventional public transport. We present evidence on potential user support for MaaS subscription plans and price points, as well some

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Webinar Recording: Transportation that Will Transform Florida

August 20, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) – Special date and time Transportation that Will Transform Florida Senator Brandes looks forward to his webcast, where he will highlight current Florida legislation regarding autonomous and shared vehicles. He will explain the need for third-party validators in this field. Additionally, he will share some of our most exciting projects currently operating, as well as

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Webinar Recording: How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility

August 1, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) How Transit Agencies Implement Best Practice Strategies in Complementary ADA Paratransit Eligibility This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Journal of Public Transportation. To encourage greater fixed route transit use for people with disabilities, transit agencies are implementing more rigorous paratransit eligibility determination practices. Previous

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Webinar Recording: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry

July 18, 2019, 12:00PM (ET) Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry This session will summarize the findings and recommendations that stemmed from a recent publication out of the Mineta Transportation Institute on Attracting and Retaining Women in the Transportation Industry. The presenter will provide an overview of the current transportation setting, some findings as to why the industry

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