GEOG 463-Transportation Studies


The course will deal with transportation and the organization of human society, the theory of transportation development and planning and the utility of specific models, network formation and analysis and introduction to transport economics. It will look at definition of transportation geography and its role and practical importance in the geographical system, covering areas such as the historical development of the various modes of transport, basic concepts and generative forces of transportation, models and theories in transportation geography, traffic census, theories and network analyses, principles of transportation planning and introduction of transport to economics.