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Monthly archive for February 2012

Travel Assistance Device (TAD) featured in YouTube Video

In partnership with NCTR, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), co-sponsored the development of the Travel Assistance Device (TAD), a GPS-enabled cell phone that can guide transit riders with mental or cognitive disabilities when traveling on transit systems. FDOT and NCTR also developed an online, map-based web page

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Improving Cost Effectiveness of Financial Incentives in Managing TDM

(Center Identification Number: 77947-00) Principal Investigators: Chanyoung Lee, Senior Research Associate Phone: 813-974-4910 E-mail: cylee@cutr.usf.edu Fax: 813-974-5168 and Ed Hillsman, Senior Research Associate Phone: 813-974-2977 E-mail: hillsman@cutr.usf.edu Fax: 813-974-5168 Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida External Project Contact: Michael Wright Statewide CAP and Florida

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Estimating Costs and Benefits of Emissions Reduction Strategies for Transit by Extending the TRIMMS Model

Estimating Costs and Benefits of Emissions Reduction Strategies for Transit by Extending the TRIMMS Model

(Center Identification Number: 77932)  This study details the development of a series of improvements to the Trip Reduction Impacts of Mobility Management Strategies (TRIMMS™) model. TRIMMS now estimates a wider range of emission pollutants and incorporates a new module that evaluates the impact of land use strategies

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NCTR Gets $3.5m Grant

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan.30, 2012) – The University of South Florida’s National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) has been competitively selected as one of 22 national University Transportation Centers by the U.S. Department of Transportation.  This designation will provide USF with

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Creating Partnerships through Online Trip Planning and More with National RTAP’s GTFS Builder Web App Webinar

On February 29, 2012, a webinar was conducted from the National Center for Transit Research’s Transit GIS Clearinghouse: Creating Partnerships through Online Trip Planning and More with National RTAP’s GTFS Builder Web App National Rural Transit Assistance Program’s (RTAP) General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) Builder web app

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  • Florida Department of Transportation
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