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C. Jotin Khisty, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
B. Kent Lall, Portland State University, Portland
Appropriate for courses in Transportation/Highway Engineering.
Includes an unusually wide spectrum of topics, encompassing both traditional principles—traffic engineering, transportation planning—and non-traditional considerations—transportation economics, land use, energy, public transport, transportation systems management. This text covers the essentials of transportation engineering, planning and management with an interdisciplinary approach. Quantitative and policy-oriented topics are incorporated, each supported by numerous worked examples and problems of varying complexity. Features examples and exercises that illustrate real- world problems.
1. Transportation as a System.
2. Transportation Economics.
3. The Land-Use/Transportation System.
4. Vehicle and Human Characteristics.
5. Traffic Flow Characteristics.
6. Geometric Design of Highways.
7. Highway Capacity.
8. Intersection Control and Design.
9. At-Grade Intersection Capacity and Level of Service.
10. Public Passenger Transportation.
11. Urban Transportation Planning.
12. Local Area Traffic Management.
13. Energy Issues Connected with Transportation.
14. TSM Planning: Framework.
15. Evaluation of Transportation Improvement.
16. Transportation Safety.
Appendix: Elements of Engineering Economics.
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