Training

Save the Date: 2017 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Transit Safety and Operations Summit

June 5-7, 2017 USF Embassy Suites & Conference Center • Tampa, FL Registration expected to open the first week of April. For additional information or if you have any questions, please email Jay Goodwill.  

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways

April 13, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Safety Effects of Street Illuminance on Urban Roadways Nighttime crashes are over-represented on the highway system in the United States. Street lighting is an effective countermeasure to improve nighttime safety. To monitor street lighting-level data (illuminance) on a big-scale roadway network precisely and efficiently, CUTR developed the Advanced Lighting Measurement System (ALMS) which is a

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking

May 11, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Gendered Intersections: Public Administrators’ Views of Gender & Its Role in Transportation Decisionmaking This webcast will explore transportation administrators’ views of the role of gender in public decisionmaking. What gets built? How? Why? For whom? This webcast tackles the difficulty of examining the role that gender considerations play in transportation policy. Presenters: Gerard C. Wellman,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping

March 16, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Best Practices: Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Record-keeping Geared toward FTA regulated employers, this webcast will describe best practices for drug and alcohol testing record maintenance and retention.   Presenter will identify the documents that are required to be maintained in accordance with FTA and USDOT rule, discuss restrictions regarding release of testing information and visually

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Can “Big” Data Serve as a Foundation for Measuring and Improving Public Transport Operations?

Dr. Robert Bertini presented as a guest lecturer for the CE 424 Public Transportation course at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo on October 5, 2016. Abstract: Over the past 20 years the transportation engineering field has witnessed a data revolution—some might say that we have transitioned from a data “desert” to a data “ocean.” Intelligent transportation systems data

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know

March 30, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Public Transit Ridership and Productivity Trends: What We Do and Don’t Know This webinar will share information on national public transit trends in ridership and productivity and discuss causes and implications of current trends. Presenter: Steve Polzin, Ph.D., Director of Mobility Policy Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida Steve Polzin, Ph.D.

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Transit System Security (FT00432)

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. March 27-31, 2017 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm) CUTR, Tampa, FL For questions regarding this training course, please contact Molly Buffington or call (813) 974-7810

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Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation (FT00435)

April 24-28, 2017 (Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; and Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm) PalmTran, West Palm Beach, FL For questions or to register, please contact the Transportation Safety Institute. There is a fee of $85 per person to attend. Course flyer and registration information

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NTI Procurement for Small and Medium Transit Systems

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. March 8-9, 2017 (8:30am-4:30pm, daily) CUTR, Tampa, 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

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Instructor’s Course for Transit Trainers (FT00562-A)

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. February 13-17, 2017 (8:00am-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,

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Transit Dispatch and Supervisor Training

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. May 23-24, 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm, each day) HART, Tampa, 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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Social Marketing in Transportation Certificate registration

As of August 16, 2016, the Social Marketing in Transportation certificate course is full.  We are allowing people to register and be placed on the waiting list.  Register to be placed on waiting list This course can help transportation professionals to develop more effective, efficient, and sustainable solutions to the problems facing our communities. Social marketing is the systematic application

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