Subjects

instructors
units
2-1-9G
schedule
M (2:00-4:00) (9-451)
prerequisites
Permission of Instructor
description

Focuses on the theory and practice of transportation system finance, examining the range of relevant topics including basic public finance, politics, institutional structures, externalities, pricing, and the role of advanced technologies.

instructors
Frederick Salvucci, Michael Murga
units
3-0-9G
schedule
F (2:00-5:00) (5-217)
prerequisites
description

Studies the history, policy, practice and politics of urban transportation.

instructors
Carolina Osorio
units
3-1-8G
schedule
TR (10:30-12:00) Lec, R (4:00-5:00) Rec (1-390 Lec, 1-150 Rec)
prerequisites
description

Problem-motivated introduction to methods, models and tools for the analysis and design of transportation networks including their planning, operations and control. Capacity of critical elements of transportation networks. Traffic flows and deterministic and probabilistic delay models.

instructors
Moshe Ben-Akiva
units
3-1-8G
schedule
TR (2:30-4:00) Lec, F (11:00-12:00) Rec (1-390 Lec, 1-390 Rec)
prerequisites
description

Covers the key principles governing transportation systems planning and management. Introduces the microeconomic concepts central to transportation systems. Topics include economic theories of the firm, consumer, and market, demand models, discrete choice analysis, cost models and production functions, and pricing theory.