|R1||Project motivation and background||
“Vision for High-Speed Rail in America.” U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration, April 2009. (PDF - 2.0MB)
Tomer, Adie, and Robert Puentes. “Expect Delays: An Analysis of Air Travel Trends in the United States.” Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institute, October 2009. (PDF - 3.7MB)
Schafer, Andreas, and David G. Victor. “The Future Mobility of the World Population.” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 34, no. 3 (2000): 171-205.
|R2||The case of California and the Northeast Corridor||
“Project Vision and Scope.” California High-Speed Rail Authority.
“Northeast Corridor Main Line.” U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration.
|R3||Full class recitation: Tutorial on Vensim|
|R4||Demand forecasting and uncertainties||
Guy, Ann Brody. “California High-Speed Rail Ridership Forecast Not Reliable, Study Finds.” UC Berkeley News Center, July 1, 2010.
Brownstone, David, Mark Hansen, and Samer Madanat. “Review of “Bay Area/California High-Speed Rail Ridership and Revenue Forecasting Study.”” UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies, June 2010.
|R5||Full class recitation: Introduction to random variables, probability and statistics|
|R6||Evaluating the environmental impacts of high-speed transportation||Chester, Mikhail, and Arpad Horvath. “Life-cycle Assessment of High-Speed Rail: the Case of California.” Environmental Research Letters 5, no. 1 (2010).|
|R7||Full class recitation: Midterm project presentations|
|R8||Network models of high-speed transportation|
|R9||Project feedback and discussion|
|R10||Project feedback and discussion (cont.)|
|R11||Project lab hours|
|R12||Project lab hours (cont.)|