CUTR Webcast Recording: Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice

August 18, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Obstacles: What Transit Administrators Say Prevents Them From Pursuing Social Justice This research considers what public transportation administrators say prevents them from more fully pursuing socially just policies and procedures. From things like elected official resistance, to unfair funding mechanisms, to urban zoning and development decisions that inhibit transit service provision, public transit administrators face

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit

August 4, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Idle Reduction Practices in Public Transit In an effort to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions many transit agencies in the U.S. have adopted alternative fuel vehicles or implemented idle reduction technologies and policies. Unlike alternative fuel technologies that often require significant up-front investment in vehicles and infrastructure, the strategies that focus on minimizing

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

July 7, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) Closing the Loop – Improving Transit Through Crowd-sourced Information Offering real-time arrival information to riders via mobile applications has been shown to improve the rider’s perception of transit, and even increase ridership.  This direct connection to riders also offers the agency an opportunity to collect feedback on how transit service and infrastructure can be improved. 

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Upcoming CUTR Webcast: A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation

September 1, 2016, 12:00PM (ET) A Framework for Mobile Payment Pilot Implementation This presentation will discuss a framework that will help transit agencies look at the different issues associated with deploying mobile fare payments. An industry scan of mobile fare technology will be presented with features of the different apps highlighted. Lessons learned from case examples* will be discussed before

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions

June 9, 2016 (ET) Strategies to Prevent, Reduce, and Mitigate Bus Collisions Florida exceeds the national rate for rear-ended transit bus collisions, and it matches it for side impact collisions. The Center for Urban Transportation Research recently completed a study that tried to determine the causes of these types of collisions and come up with strategies to reduce them. The

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series

Thursday, May 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 2016, at 4:00-5:00PM (ET) Multimodal Transportation Planning Best Practices and Model Element – A Four Part Web Series Many communities are updating their comprehensive plan to promote a wider variety of transportation modes. In the process, they are making changes that improve livability and the local and regional economy. This four part

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Motorcycle Safety in Florida: Where are we?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Motorcycle Safety in Florida: Where are we? Florida’s sunny weather, beautiful beaches, and scenic highways make it a popular place for motorcycle enthusiasts, and the state is host to popular motorcycle rallies, such as Biketoberfest and Daytona Bike Week. Motorcycles are a mode of transportation that is more vulnerable to serious injuries and fatalities

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Emerging Technologies Fulfilling First and Last Mile Needs

April 12, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Emerging Technologies Fulfilling First and Last Mile Needs New technologies are challenging the ways in which transit systems are able to provide service, however research is beginning to show ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are becoming more of a friend to public transportation than an enemy. Public transportation agencies are entering into

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability

March 31, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Strategies and Perspectives on Balancing Freight and Livability Where livability is a goal of the planning process, freight runs the risk of not being considered except as an afterthought or as something to be excluded. Yet, freight is an integral part of local economic development. Because economic prosperity is a key characteristic of livable communities,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Testing Equivalence of Measurements and Application to Certifying APC Data for NTD Reporting

March 17, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Testing Equivalence of Measurements and Application to Certifying APC Data for NTD Reporting While it is common to see the need for detecting a difference between measurements from two programs or two population segments, it is not uncommon to see a need for determining the equivalence of measurements from two different methods. One method may

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

March 3, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida In many communities, there is a network of fixed route public transit service and also the existence of bicycle lanes, paved shoulders and sidewalks on at least a portion of the street network.  Most public transit riders already walk or bicycle to and from

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Surprising Drug Trends in 2016

January 21, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Surprising Drug Trends in 2016 Becoming informed is the first step in keeping your workplace safe and free from the risks that substance abusers pose.  This webinar session will educate participants in the surprising recent drug trends and the paraphernalia associated with today’s drug use.  Please be advised that graphic images and videos will be

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