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1 Introduction to Transportation Systems
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SUMMARY NOTE TO INSTRUCTORS: These slides cover major ideas from the course, and should be supplemented with other materials presented by the instructor. 2
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u Concepts u CLIOS u u u u u u u u u ITS u u Megacities u SO WHERE HAVE WE BEEN IN 1.221? 30 Key Points Freight Transportation Total Logistics Costs (TLC) LOS for freight modes Operating issues Traveler Transportation Automobiles Urban Form and Transportation Urban Public Transportation Intercity Traveler Transportation--Air, Amtrak, e.g. 3
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u u u u u u SOME EMPHASIZED POINTS The Triplet of Technology/Systems/Institutions Level-of-Service (LOS)--freight and travelers- -the importance of the customer The Cost/LOS trade-off Supply/Demand/Equilibrium The Vehicle-cycle Transportation as a component of a larger social-political-economic system--a force for good and otherwise 4
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“R EAL W ORLD A BSTRACTION M ODELS F RAMEWORKS A NALYSIS R ESULTS / D ESIGN P ROFESSIONAL “C OMMON J UDGMENT S ENSE P RACTICAL S OLUTION P OLITICAL R EALITIES 5
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