Workshops, Webinars, & Conferences

WEBINAR: Performance Measures in Transportation Planning

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Date:  June 11, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, EST
Via Adobe Connect©

Description: This free webinar via Adobe Connect© hosted by the STRIDE Center at the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) has been designed to provide participants with various resources and tools so that practitioners and the community can establish goals and objectives in the transportation planning design process, including monitoring and creating reporting and evaluation methods. Presenters include Jody McCullough of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Leigh Blackmon Lane of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Doug McLeod, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). To view the program and presentation descriptions, click here.

WEBINAR: Educational Products Showcase

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June 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, EST
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Description:  This is a free webinar on graduate and undergraduate course materials developed by STRIDE-funded educational projects. Researchers associated with the STRIDE Center, housed at the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) have produced various course modules as a result of work funded by the Center. Presenters include Dr. Jeff LaMondia, assistant professor at Auburn University; Dr. Daniel Rodriguez, professor at UNC Chapel Hill; Dr. Scott Washburn, professor, University of Florida; and Dr. Richard Willis, assistant research professor, Auburn University.  The topics showcased will be on bike/pedestrian, sustainable pavements, transportation safety and public transportation. These modules have been designed to be incorporated into undergraduate and graduate courses, and some are suitable for transportation professionals.  All materials are posted on the STRIDE website and are free to the public. To view the program and presentation descriptions, click here.

3rd UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region

SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual UTC Conferemce for the Southeastern Region which will take place March 26-27, 2015.This year, the conference will be hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham in collaboration with Mississippi State University. A call for abstracts will be issued in October 2014. For more information, contact Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku at

2nd UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
March 24-25, 2014
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Travel Time Reliability: Network-level Characterization and System Management Implications

Presenter: Hani Mahmassani, William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation & Director of the Transportation Center, Northwestern University

Dr. Mahmassani's research focuses on the role of information and communication in the operation of transportation systems, and the interaction between user decisions and system performance. He has developed simulation and optimization platforms for large-scale transportation networks that support operation and planning of these systems, including vehicular traffic, pedestrians and crowds, as well as intermodal freight and logistics systems. This event will take place at Florida International University, a STRIDE consortium partner. 

Date/Time: March 8, 2013, 2pm


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Transportation Safety: From Research to Practice

Date: April 3, 2013

Location:  Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

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University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region

Date: April 4-5, 2013

Location:  Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

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Webinar and Computer Lab Workshop on Managed Lanes Operations and Simulation using CORSIM

Date: April 29 & 30, 2013

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Improved Timeliness and Accessibility to Crash Data and Tools for Safety Analysis

Presenter: Ilir Bejleri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida

Abstract: To ensure access to crash data and analytical tools in a timely and consistent fashion, Florida has developed Signal Four Analytics, a statewide GIS web-based interactive analytical system available to end-users that have a stake in transportation safety.  This webinar presents this system and discusses some of the challenges and lessons learned that can benefit researchers and practitioners in the southeastern region

Date:  November 29, 2012

Time: 11 am to 12 pm EST

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WTS UF Transportation Symposium on Leadership

The student chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) at the University of Florida invites you to attend a Transportation Symposium with a focus on leadership. The FREE event will take place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Matthews Suite, Reitz Union (4th floor) on campus. The goal of the symposium is to discuss the importance of leadership and to provide a social networking opportunity among established transportation professionals and college students. A panel of three very distinguished women in transportation-related careers will discuss their leadership experiences and styles and provide advice. A reception will follow the event with heavy hors d'oeuvres.

Transportation Symposium Speakers:  Kathy Caldwell, ASCE National Past Presidet; Marcia Ferranto, WTS International President; and Laura Kelley,Deputy Executive Director of Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority

Date:  November 6, 2012

Time: 6 pm to 9 pm EST

Location: Matthews Suite, Reitz Union, University of Florida

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