CUTR Webcast Recording: The Who and What – Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S.

December 12, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EST) The Who and What: Bus Rapid Transit Riders and Systems in the U.S. Presenter: Cheryl Thole Do you want to learn about BRT systems in the U.S.?  What are the characteristics of riders of some BRT systems and how are they similar to other transit riders in the U.S.? …

CUTR Webcast Recording: A Tool for Assessing the Economic Impacts of Spending on Public Transit

September 5, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EDT) A Tool for Assessing the Economic Impacts of Spending on Public Transit In this project, an Excel-based template tool was developed for transit agencies, local governments, and other stakeholders of public transit to estimate the economic impacts of spending on public transit. Features include the following: • Uses input-output…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida Phase II

July 25, 2013, 12:00 Noon (EDT) Transit agencies across Florida have been dealing with volatile fuel prices and changes in environmental regulations affecting the use of diesel engines and diesel fuel. In an effort to address rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, many agencies have introduced alternative fuel technologies and fuels to their traditional diesel-powered…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida

March 8, 2012 Transit agencies across Florida have been dealing with escalating fuel prices and changes in environmental regulations affecting the use of diesel engines and diesel fuel. In an effort to address rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, many agencies have introduced alternative fuel technologies to their traditional diesel-powered fleets, including biodiesel, compressed natural…

CUTR Webcast Recording: The Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Public Transit

December 15, 2011 The Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Transit Systems webcast identifies 40 transit agencies that have decided to make their entire service fare-free (not just a portion of their service such as the Central Business District). It reports on where fare-free transit systems have been successful, and the outcomes such as ridership increases…

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: Vehicle Assist and Automation Technologies in Bus Revenue Service

November 18, 2010 Vehicle Assist and Automation (VAA) technologies are guidance systems that provide partial or full control of a vehicle’s movement. This presentation will discuss several VAA pilot programs that will begin soon at several transit agencies in the U.S. as well as the planned evaluation of them. Download a PDF copy of the presentation.…