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CEE 498 TO3 - Transportation Economics

Spring 2021

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Restricted to online non-degree, online MCS, online MSME and online MSCEE students. For more details on this course section, please see http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/courses. Non-Degree students may enroll on a space-available basis with consent of Program Coordinator, Meg Griffin (mgriffin@illinois.edu).

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Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

The trade-offs and constraints that public agencies face when they provide or regulate transportation, as well as how individuals’ choices explain collective phenomena, such as rush-hours are covered in this course. Abstract models, optimization problems and real-life case studies. Students will learn to use concepts and vocabulary from transportation economics to see the logic underlying real transportation systems and to communicate ways to improve those systems.

Credit Hours

3 hours

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: CEE 310 or permission of instructor. Students who have taken other courses with substantial economics material related to urban systems, such as ECON 413 or UP 509.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Transportation EconomicsTO360843ONL30830 - 0950 M W    Lewis J. Lehe