URP 550 LEC– Transportation Analysis
Course No.: 22354
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Semester: 2017 Spring
Location: Hayes Hall – 217
Meeting Day(s): Monday
Meeting Time: 8:10AM - 10:50AM
Transportation is an essential component of our daily lives and sustainable transportation system is more important than ever in response to concerns about mobility, accessibility to transit, safety, equity, air quality, climate change, and public health. This course is structured to provide students with information about current practices in urban transportation planning field. It covers historical and institutional frameworks, methods of estimating travel demand, and evaluating current service conditions at intersections. The course will place important emphases on planning issues, such as land use, public transit options, and pedestrian and bicycle planning practices.