Lecture Notes

In the following table, several of the files span more than one lecture.

LEC # TOPICS
Introduction / Concepts / Principles
1

Introduction

Transportation as a Complex Socio-Technical System (PDF)

2 Transportation Systems Components (PDF)
3 30 Key Points (PDF)
4 Class Discussion Based on Article Distributed (PDF)
5 Modeling / Demand / Equilibrium (PDF)
6 Modeling / Demand / Equilibrium (cont.)
7

Costing (PDF - 4.0 MB) (Courtesy of Carl D. Martland. Used with permission.)

Guest Lecturer: Carl Martland, MIT

8 Costing (cont.)
Traveler Transportation
9 Traveler Level of Service (PDF)
10

Urban Transportation and the Land-Use Connection

Mobility vs. Accessibility

Urban Form (PDF)

11 Urban Public Transportation (PDF)
12 Urban Public Transportation (cont.) (PDF)
13

Intercity Traveler Transportation

High-Speed Rail

International Contrasts (PDF)

Freight Transportation / Logistics
14 Introduction to Freight / LOS / Logistics
15 LOS / Logistics (cont.) (PDF)
16 Modes and their Characteristics — Costs / Service / Operations
17 Operations / Operating Plans / Strategic Plans
18 Freight Intermodalism / International Transportation
Themes
19

Project Evaluation and Finance (PDF) (Courtesy of Carl D. Martland. Used with permission.)

Guest Lecturer: Carl Martland, MIT

20 Public Policy Issues — Privatization (PDF)
21 Transportation Technologies — Their Role and Limitations (PDF)
22

Transportation in Developing Countries

Megacities — Mexico City (Demand Revisited) (PDF)

23

Public Policy Issues:

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Transportation

Transportation and Regional Economic Development

24 Large Scale Infrastructure System — The New York City Subway (PDF)
25

Public Policy Issues — Safety

Guest Lecturer: Joseph Coughlin, MIT

Summary
26

Class Summary and Wrap-up

Review of Major Concepts

Student Evaluations and Comments (PDF)

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

notes Lecture Notes
assignment Written Assignments