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Public Transportation Planning and Design

Course ID: 
CE 597
Delivery Mode: 

 Public Transportation is taught as a graduate course in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University. The course includes a brief overview of the History and Role of Public Transportation and its impact on Land Use and Urban Development.  The various modes associated with public transportation are discussed from the perspective of technology, performance, capacity, related infrastructure and operations. 


The analytical parts of the course include transit system performance measures such as productivity, efficiency and utilization.  The course also includes a discussion of new technologies, modes and the integration of the intelligent transport system.  This course is for graduate students in transportation engineering, urban planning, and for transportation professionals who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of some of the technical issues associated with public transportation system design as well as new technologies and issues in public transportation.  

Instructor of Record: 
Kate Hunter-Zaworski