1.221J / 11.527J / ESD.201J Transportation Systems, Fall 2002
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Introduces transportation as a large-scale, integrated system that interacts directly with the social, political, and economic aspects of contemporary society. Fundamental elements and issues shaping passenger and freight transportation systems. Underlying principles governing transportation planning, investment, operations, and maintenance. System performance and level-of-service metrics and the determinants of transportation travel demand. Design of transportation services and facilities for various modes and intermodal operations. Half-term subject offered in first half of term.
transportation systems, large-scale integrated systems, passenger transportation systems, freight transportation systems, transportation planning, transportation investment, transportation operations, transportation maintenance, system performance, level of service metrics, level of service determinants, design of transportation services, intermodal transportation, 1.221J, 11.527J, ESD.201J, 1.221, 11.527, ESD.201, Transportation