TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation

TRB Webinar: Employee Safety Reporting in Public Transportation The importance of safety cannot be overstated and requires continued shifts in the approach to safety management within the public transportation industry. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will describe the characteristics of Employee Safety…

CUTR Researcher Jason Jackman teaches bicycle safety to USF students

  CUTR Researcher Jason Jackman teaches bicycle safety to USF students “Sustainable Transportation teaches students there is another cadence to roadway design, speed, and transportation network mentality.” Jason Jackman has been riding his bike around Tampa for over 20 years. “Growing up around Northdale and Carrollwood, my brother and I would ride our bikes everywhere.…

Understanding Ridership Trends in Transit

Florida has seen dramatic ridership declines in the past four years. These declines are over two times more severe than those for the nation and have continued thru 2018. The declines are pervasive with the most severe declines in southeastern Florida locations, which are the most conducive to transit. The changes in ridership on public…

Improving Access to Transit Through Crowdsourced Information

The purpose of this research was to facilitate the ongoing collection of information from the public about potential areas of multimodal service and infrastructure improvements and easily share these problems with transit agencies, departments of transportation, and city and county governments. The research team implemented open-source software that leveraged the Open311 issue-reporting standard to capture…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning

April 27, 2017, 12:00PM (ET) Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning This webinar explores methods used by MPOs to understand the equity effects of regional transportation plans and investments, based on research conducted for the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). The webinar will examine how MPOs are identifying communities of concern with regard…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Open Transit Data – A Developer’s Perspective

May 2, 2013 at 12:00 pm Eastern time. This webcast discussed open data sources for public transportation from an application developer’s perspective.  Lost in the alphabet soup of data specifications?  Attendees learned about the formats that are important to app developers, including the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS), GTFS-real-time, and the Service Interface for Real-time…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) from a Public Transportation Perspective

August 9, 2012 This webcast presents the highlights of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) from a public transportation perspective. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Brian Tynan, Director of Government Relations and Rob Healy, Vice President for Government Affairs, American Public Transportation Association Recording https://youtu.be/ocFsuWi9g64 AICP Status…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit, Technology, and Public Participation

April 5, 2012 The objective of this project was to evaluate the benefits of employing an integrated system of technologies and practices to improve public participation in the public transportation planning process. A demonstration project was developed in the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area addressing the issues of limited agency resources, individual participation barriers, and the technology…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Flooded Bus Barns and Buckled Rails – Public Transportation and Climate Change Adaptation

September 22, 2011 More intense rain storms flood bus facilities and subway tunnels while heat waves buckle tracks, stress materials, and threaten customer and worker health. These impacts from a changing climate threaten state of good repair efforts, safety, and mobility. Participate in this webcast to learn about current and projected impacts of climate change…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Enhancing Livability in Your Community – Recent Developments in Cost-Effective Multimodal Trip Planners

July 28, 2011 This webcast discusses recent developments in online trip planning tools for walking, bicycling, and public transportation to meet a community’s mobility needs. Although proprietary services such as Google Transit/Bikes are well known to the public, it is becoming possible for public transportation agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, and even large employers and large…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Transit GIS Clearinghouse

October 7, 2010 This webcast provides information on the annual GIS in Public Transportation conference and the GIS Clearinghouse. Download a PDF copy of the presentation. Presented by: Sean Barbeau, Research Associate and Nevine Georggi, Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research Recording http://youtu.be/gZY2ciTTih4 AICP Status AICP-CM credit is not available for this CUTR webcast recording.