About this Course
This course will provide an overview of transportation planning and how sustainability fits into this important field. Topics covered include the institutional framework for transportation planning, legal and legislative Issues, land use planning, capacity analysis, supply management and an overview of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). The student will also learn about the tasks and tools of transportation planning and how they are used at the site, city, regional and state levels. An introduction to travel demand forecasting and environmental analysis will also be covered.