Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh Presents at APTA, ASCE

In May 2018, Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh participated in transit automation conference sessions at both the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meetings in Tampa.  At the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference, Dennis organized and moderated a session on transit automation entitled “Autonomous Buses – Lead, Follow, or Get Left Behind”. 

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2017 CUTR Student Poster Competition

Center for Urban Transportation Research 2017 CUTR STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: The student poster competition will be held from 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM EST on October 4, 2017 in the USF Marshall Student Center – Tampa Campus. The student poster competition and poster presentation offer valuable opportunities for students to present their research,

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Tampa Bay Bike Share

A bicycle sharing system, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis. The central concept is to provide free or affordable access to bicycles for short-distance trips in an urban area as an alternative to driving, thereby reducing traffic congestion, noise, and air pollution. Bicycle sharing systems have

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Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

The goal of this research project is to improve livability in Florida communities by providing a methodology to evaluate how to provide better intermodal connections between public transportation and trails. Such connections could extend the transit service area outward and enable pedestrians and bicyclists to access areas to which they might not otherwise travel due to traffic congestion, physical barriers,

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On Point – In Defense of our “Hot Mess”

https://onpoint.blog.usf.edu/?p=351 CUTR Director Jason Bittner and CUTR Affiliate (and Professor of Geography, Environment, and Planning) Liz Strom comment on Salon’s weekend feature by columnist Will Doig (Tampa: America’s Hottest Mess). (NOTE: Jason Bittner was CUTR Director at the time this post was made, but left CUTR and USF in February 2014.)

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USF OnPoint Blog Officially Launched

The University of South Florida has launched On Point, a Blog that features analysis and insight from USF Faculty and Researchers.  CUTR Director Jason Bittner has been contributing thoughts on transportation related issues.  The blog was launched to help feature USF Faculty during the Republican National Convention in Tampa. (NOTE: Jason Bittner was CUTR Director at the time this post was

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