PLE 525 Urban Transportation Planning

This course emphasizes the basic principles and techniques in the planning, operation and management of both private and public transportation systems. Topics include data requirements in transportation planning, evaluation of transportation alternative, implementation, and the decision-making process. Emphasis is on travel demand and supply analysis. Specifically, the classic four-stage model (trip generation, trip distribution, modal split and trip assignment) is examined. Cost and capacity relationships are also covered. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: PLG 420 or in UP002 or UP003 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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