The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) was a program of the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) between 1991-2020. All NCTR reports and U.S. DOT reporting are archived here:
The National Urban Transit Institute (NUTI) was established as a program of the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida in Tampa under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991. In September 1999, the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) was established as a program of CUTR at USF by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA). NCTR was competitively selected as a Tier I UTC in 2002, and in 2006. In 2011, NCTR was selected as a Tier I Transit Focused UTC, and in 2013 NCTR was selected as a Livable Communities Tier I UTC. NCTR’s activities concluded on September 30, 2020.
Here you can find pages for each of NCTR’s final set of projects, along with Policy Briefs and webinar recordings:
We are grateful to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Florida Department of Transportation, and many other partners and stakeholders for all their support. USF now leads the National Institute for Congestion Relief.