1.259J | Fall 2006 | Graduate
Transit Management

Lecture Notes

All work is courtesy of the lecturer named and used with permission.

WEEK # TOPICS LECTURE FILES
1 Introduction: Transit Industry Status Lecture 1 (PDF)
2-3 Organizational Models

Lecture 2 (PDF)

Lecture 3 (PDF)

4

Contracting

Guest Lecturer: Fred Salvucci, MIT (Lec #4)

Guest Lecturer: John Attanucci, MIT (Lec #5-6)

Lecture 4 (PDF)

Lecture 5-6 (PDF)

5 Term Paper Presentations and Discussions  
6

Performance Measurement

Guest Lecturer: John Attanucci, MIT (Lec #7)

Lecture 7 (PDF)

Lecture 8 (PDF)

Lecture 9 (PDF)

7

Strategic Management and Planning

Guest Lecturer: Fred Salvucci, MIT (Lec #10)

Lecture 10 (PDF)
8

Finance and Budget

Guest Lecturer: Richard H. Doyle, Federal Transit Authority (Lec #12)

Lecture 11a (PDF)

Lecture 11b (PDF)

Lecture 12 (PDF)

Lecture 13 (PDF)

9

Fare Policy and Technology

Guest Lecturer: Dan Fleishman, TranSystems (Lec #14)

 
10

Marketing

Guest Lecturer: Karla Karash, TranSystems (Lec #15)

 
11

Labor Relations

Guest Lecturer: Fred Salvucci, MIT (Lec #16)

Lecture 16 (PDF)

Lecture 17 (PDF)

Lecture 18 (PDF)

12 Workforce Planning

Lecture 19-20 (PDF)

13

Safety / Security, Transit Maintenance, and Information Systems

Guest Lecturer: Susan Altshuler, MBTA (Lec #23)

Guest Lecturer: John Attanucci, MIT (Lec #24)

Lecture 21 (PDF)

Lecture 22 (PDF)

Lecture 24 (PDF)

14 Term Paper Presentations  
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