URBST 254 - Urban Transportation

Overview

Course Title

Urban Transportation

Department(s)

Description

An overview of urban transportation in the United States. Topics include the historic relationship between transportation innovations and urban development; the evolution of federal transportation policy; the impact of the Interstate highway system on U.S. metropolitan areas; the decline and revival of mass transit in U.S. cities; policies for combating traffic congestion; metropolitan sprawl and air pollution; the impact of current transportation policies on women; the elderly and the poor; and recent efforts to encourage the development of pedestrian-friendly cities.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule