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CEE 498 TO4 - Transportation Economics

Last offered Spring 2022

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

Construction Economics & Financing Students in this section will complete this course completely online except for the following which must be completed on-campus: Exams (will be completed in the classroom with the instructor/TA), Homework/exam sessions, Office Hours. Contact Becky Stillwell (, Meg Griffin (, and the course instructor for permission to register.

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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

4 hours


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.

Transportation EconomicsTO469556ONL4 -    Lewis J. Lehe