Transit Management

Light rail tracks in San Jose, CA.

Light rail is one mode of transit in the United States. The tracks pictured here are in San Jose, CA. (Image courtesy of lazytom on Flickr.)

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MIT Course Number

1.259J / 11.542J / ESD.227J

As Taught In

Fall 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course discusses management methods of relevance to public transportation systems. Topics include strategic planning management, labor relations, maintenance planning and administration, financing, marketing and fare policy, and management information and decision support systems. The course shows how these general management tasks are dealt with in the transit industry and presents alternative strategies. It also identifies alternative arrangements for service provision, including different ways of involving the private sector in public transportation.

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Wilson, Nigel. 1.259J Transit Management, Fall 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-259j-transit-management-fall-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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