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Advanced Study Transportation Requirements

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Advanced Study Transportation Requirements

1. Three courses from the following list
 

CE H0200 Transportation Economics 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

The basic economics of transportation and the tools of economic analysis used to analyze transportation activities, firms and government policies.

 

CE H2000 Traffic Engineering 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

Traffic flow theory, including fundamental diagram, microscopic models, and macroscopic models.  Analysis of traffic data, including capacity and performance assessment.   Network models and simulation.  Advanced technology applications for data collection, traffic control, and real-time system management.  Graduate standing is required.   Students who have completed CE 52000 are not permitted to register for this course. 

 

CE H4500 Urban Transportation 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

Historical development of urban surface transportation systems. Stakeholders, user and operating characteristics, and infrastructure elements for passenger motor vehicle, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and freight modes.  Safety, environmental, and financial considerations.  Regulations and technology applications.   Graduate standing is required.   Students who have completed CE 54500 are not permitted to register for this course.

 

CE H4700 Urban Freight and City Logistics 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

Core concepts, challenges and methods of urban freight and city logistics.  Fundamentals of urban spatial structure, drivers of urban changes.  Freight distribution methods and stakeholders.  Externalities of freight operations.  Urban freight data sources and data collection strategies.  Policies and mitigation strategies, and analytical methodologies supporting decision-making.  Illustrative case studies.  Graduate standing is required.   Students who have completed CE 54700 are not permitted to register for this course.

 

CE H4800 Transit Systems: Planning and Operations 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

Basic techniques of service area analysis, route development, scheduling, revenue estimation, and service improvements for fixed route bus and rail transit. Integration of fixed route transit with paratransit, matching mode with service area, relationship of transportation department with other departments, budgeting, and policy setting also will be discussed.   Graduate standing is required.   Students who have completed CE 54800 are not permitted to register for this course.

 

CE I2600 Urban Transportation Planning 3 hr/wk, 3 cr

Transportation planning in context of U.S. federal policy and legislative planning mandates. The structure of the transportation planning process. Travel behavior, accessibility, mobility and land use. Role of demand and supply models. Evaluation of alternatives. Air quality and congestion and their impacts. Role of revenue and funding. Regional examples.

 

2. One approved transportation elective. (The elective can be from the list above).