OERtransport – Enabling Transportation Planning Professional Advancement

OERtransport – Enabling Transportation Planning Professional Advancement is a multi-university collaboration between the University of Texas-Arlington (UTA), California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), and the University of South Florida (USF) to develop open educational resources for transportation education. “Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital…

Transportation Equity Toolkit

The Transportation Equity Toolkit is now available! The Transportation Equity Toolkit is a resource for MPOs, transportation agencies, and communities as they work to advance equity in traditionally underserved communities and more equitably distribute transportation investments. The toolkit was developed by a research team at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of…

Tia Boyd – Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty presentation

On May 1st, 2020, Tia Boyd, Research Associate with CUTR’s Planning and Corridor Management Program, served as a panelist at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference. The presentation, Risk-Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty, highlights findings from a recently completed project evaluating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and risks to the future of transportation in Florida.…

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization

Integrating Equity into MPO Project Prioritization Methods used to integrate equity into metropolitan planning organization (MPO) prioritization processes vary significantly in scope and potential effectiveness. This research, completed for the Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions, and Dollars (CTEDD), was undertaken to assist MPOs in developing effective methods for integrating equity into their project prioritization process…

Kristine Williams

Manatee County, FL Community Sustainability Partnership Program, Fall 2019

During the University of South Florida (USF) Fall 2019 semester, the Manatee County Transportation Planning office requested that the graduate students of URP 6711 Multimodal Transportation Planning determine multimodal improvements along three high priority county corridors. Two main components of the Manatee County Long Range Transportation Plan are an emphasis on advancing complete streets and…

Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services

Improving Transportation Access to Health Care Services Principal Investigator: Kristine Williams Summary: Millions of people across the U.S. are unable to provide their own transportation due to age, disability or income constraints. Although the size of this transportation disadvantaged (TD) population is not fully known, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) states that the population…

Model Access Management Policies and Regulations for Florida Cities and Counties, 2nd Edition

Access management addresses a broad array of quality of life issues fundamental to promoting livable, prospering communities. Land division and access controls: • foster effective network planning and well-designed circulation systems that improve the safety, operation and character of transportation corridors; • discourage subdivision practices that destroy the rural character of the landscape or essential…