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Center for Urban Transportation Research
at the University of South Florida

Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Research and Training Program

for the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida

 

Florida Commuter Choice Certificate Program

The Florida Commuter Choice Certificate Program (FCCCP) provides the most comprehensive training program for transportation professionals involved in managing demand for our transportation systems.  The FCCCP program covers six cluster areas, Commuter Choice Tools, Commuter Choice Techniques, Commuter Choice Planning, Commuter Choice Applied Marketing, Commuter Choice Program Management and Commuter Choice Public Policy. Each cluster consists of individual topic modules taught by a topic expert.  For a listing of the courses and description of the program, please view our brochure in pdf | brochure in HTML

2009 Training Calendar 

Highlights from 2008 Florida Commuter Choice Summit

The 2008 Florida Commuter Choice Summit, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and co-hosted by the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, and the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), University of South Florida was held on December 4 and 5 at the Hampton Inn and Suites in St. Petersburg, FL. The Summit is an annual event that includes innovative presentations on Transportation Demand Management topics and updates from the seven FDOT districts.  Recipients of the Florida Travel Choices Awards and Road Scholars (Florida Commuter Choice Certificate program graduates) will be recognized at an Awards Luncheon.  A Florida Commuter Choice Certificate Program training workshop  preceded the Summit on Wednesday, December 3.

Highlights from the 2007 Florida Commuter Choice Summit:

Featured Presentations

Florida DOT District CAP Summaries

Recent Publications and Streaming Presentations

  • Click here to go to Publications for links to other reports in pdf and HTML formats.
  • Featured Projects:

    Impact of Employer-based Programs on Transit Ridership and Transportation System Performance

    This document reports on a study that established a direct quantitative relationship between employer-based Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies and the performance of a transportation system. The study objectives were to develop a methodology for measuring the impacts of employer-based TDM programs on the performance of a traffic network using measures universal to traffic operations staff, transportation planners, and decision-makers. The study used a micro-simulation traffic model to simulate the effects of Washington State Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) programs implemented by 189 employers in an 8.6 miles segment of I-5 in the Seattle downtown area. For more information on this study, contact CUTR Research Associate Nevine Labib Georggi at georggi@cutr.usf.edu. Final Report in PDF format | Final Report in HTML format

    Economics of Travel Demand Management: Comparative Cost Effectiveness and Public Investment

    The 2006 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program Interim Guidance provides explicit guidelines to program effectiveness assessment and benchmarking by calling for a quantification of benefits, as well as disbenefits, resulting from emission reduction strategies for project selection and evaluation. The objective of this study is to develop a methodology that combines academic and practitioner experiences within a theoretical framework that truly captures consumers' price responsiveness to diverse transportaiton options by embracing the most relevant trade-offs faced under income, modal price and availability constraints.  For more information, contact Sisinnio Concas at concas@cutr.usf.edu. Final Report in PDF format | Final Report in HTML format

     

    National TDM and Telework Clearinghouse

    Looking for resources, guides, or simply have a question? The National Center for Transit Research at the Center for Urban Transportation operates the National TDM and Telework Clearinghouse and the Florida TDM Clearinghouse to provide assistance to those planning, operating and/or evaluating transportation demand management programs, including TDM and telework listservs.

    Other Links

    Commuting to Work Trends in Florida was produced by the US Census Bureau as part of the American Community Survey.  This survey is a way to provide the data communities need every year instead of once in ten years. It is an on-going survey that the Census Bureau plans will replace the long form in the 2010 Census.  Links to commute information for some Florida counties, MSA/CMSA/PMSA can also be found here.

    Census 2000 Demographic Profile for Florida - These Census 2000 Demographic Profiles provide basic information about Florida at the state, county, place and Congressional District levels. Each profile is 4 pages long and about 40k in size. These files were downloaded from the Census Bureau, unzipped, and placed on our website for your convenience. For those interested in transportation statistics, mode split information is on the third page and vehicle availability is on the fourth page. For more information on the data, please go to www.census.gov

    Florida CommuterServices.com - Florida Commuter Assistance Programs and Transportation Management Associations/Organizations

    NCTR Promotional Materials Clearinghouse - managed by the Marketing Institute at Florida State University for transit and TDM promotional materials

    University of South Florida Concurrency Report and Shuttle On-Board Survey reports.


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