Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

ESC 726 Transportation Systems(GNA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Urban travel characteristics and needs determined by origin-destination surveys, population and economic factors, and land use. Traffic-study techniques for obtaining data on speeds, travel times, delays, and volumes. Capacity analysis for freeways, city streets, air corridors, bus lanes, and railroads. Criteria considered in selection of the "optimum" transportation plan. Presentation of current advances in the state of the art.