UPP Transportation Courses

These courses are offered by the Department of Urban Planning and Policy.
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560 Urban Transportation I: Introduction
4 hours. Transportation planning and linkages between it and urban land use and regional economic development. Recent trends, traditional problems and emerging issues.

561 Urban Transportation II: Policy and Methods
4 hours. Formation and implementation of transportation policy at the national, regional, and local levels. Students will prepare an in-depth study of a major policy issue. Prerequisite(s): UPP 560 or consent of the instructor.

562 Urban Transportation III: Laboratory
4 hours. Software packages for urban transportation planning, transportation GIS and air quality modeling. Heavy reliance on case studies. Prerequisite(s): UPP 561 or consent of the instructor.

563 Transportation Management
4 hours. Transit system planning, scheduling, pricing policy, and management; traffic control techniques and demand management; paratransit alternatives. Prerequisite(s): UPP 560.

565 Transportation: Special Topics
1 TO 4 hours. Examination of specific and current problems in urban and regional transportation. Topics to be determined at the time the course is offered. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

569 Infrastructure Management
4 hours. Integrated approach to the management of infrastructure systems: design, construction, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of facilities. Performance of facilities, approaches to management, and available tools and developing technologies. Same as CME 580. Prerequisite(s): IE 201 or the equivalent or consent of instructor. Recommended background: Familiarity with computer spreadsheets.

589 Data Analysis for Planning and Management II
4 hours. Advanced topics in data analysis and model building including specific models used in urban planning. Prerequisite(s): UPP 510 or consent of the instructor.