“FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management for Transit Bus (Report 0179)” now available

CUTR’s Lisa Staes and Jodi Godfrey’s FTA report “FTA Standards Development Program: Crashworthiness/Crash Energy Management for Transit Bus (Report 0179)” was recently published and now available online. This research includes an examination of the standards, guidelines, and recommendations associated with crashworthiness and Crash Energy Management (CEM) for transit buses, including articulated buses, BRT buses, and…

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…

Deadline extended for abstracts – Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar

Deadline extended to Monday, June 1, 2020. TRB’s National Transit Safety and Security Conference and APTA’s Mid-Year Safety and Security Seminar will be held on November 16-18, 2020 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The event will include presentations on successful outcomes and lessons learned from safety and security policy and procedure…

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.…

Manatee County Complete Streets Redesign

Last week, CUTR Program Director Kristine Williams’ students presented their interim projects on conceptual complete street redesigns for Manatee County. The class created these designs through the USF Community Sustainability Partnership Program or CSPP (CSPP). The course welcomed – Nelson Galeano, Manatee County – Wade Reynolds, Hillsborough MPO – Alex Henry, FDOT – Dr. Peng…