Yearly archive for 2012

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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Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Driven Transit Demand

(Center Identification Number: 77944) Principal Investigator: Justin Begley, Senior Research Associate Phone: 813-974-1484 E-mail: begley@cutr.usf.edu Fax: 813-974-5168 Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida External Project Contact: Erin Schepers Florida TRIPS Manager, Florida Department of Transportation erin.schepers@dot.state.fl.us Phone: 850-414-4526 I.  Project Objective/Problem Statement/Background In July

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Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) Calibration for Guideway and BRT Modes

(Center Identification Number: 77945) Principal Investigators: Steve Polzin, Director, Mobility Research Phone: 813-974-9849 E-mail: polzin@cutr.usf.edu Fax: 813-974-5168 and Xuehao Chu, Senior Research Associate Phone: 813-974-9831 E-mail: xchu@cutr.usf.edu Fax: 813-974-5168 Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida External Project Contact:      Diane Quigley Transit Planning Administrator, Florida

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