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Transportation Choices & Technology

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Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost starts at: $1,520

Next Start Date:

April 1, 2021

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course


In this course, the student will explore the range of sustainable transportation choices for both people and goods. Passenger modes of transportation including bicycles, single-occupancy vehicles, car and van pools, shared autos, bus, rail, ferries, trolleys and foot travel will be studied in the context of sustainability. Transit design and planning for passenger facilities will also be covered in this section of the course. The other major focus of this course is the movement of goods. The student will learn about the supply chain in "Supply Chain 101." Various freight modes, including trucks, trains, ships, barges and pipelines, and the regulatory approaches to each of these modes will also be discussed. This part of the course will also review the range of freight facilities, such as waterways, airports, terminals and tracks.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online

Meet your instructor

Mark Hallenbeck

Director of the Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of Washington

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 4 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Online

Meet your instructor

Mark Hallenbeck

Director of the Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of Washington

Credit Course

You’ll earn 4 academic credits for successfully completing this course. Learn more about credit courses

Closed Sessions

Online

Meet your instructor

Mark Hallenbeck

Director of the Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of Washington

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 4 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

Online

Meet your instructor

Mark Hallenbeck

Director of the Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of Washington

Credit Course

You’ll earn 4 academic credits for successfully completing this course. Learn more about credit courses

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