CE 4710 and CE 5710
Case Study in Transportation Enginering
 
Class 1- Monday, August 29
 
Cities and Transporation
No reading
 
Class 2- Wednesday, August 31
 
Basics of Transporation Planning
Biases in Transportatation Evaluation
Homework 1 (due Wed, Sept. 07)
 
No Class - Monday, September 05
 
Labor Day
 
Class 3- Wednesday, September 07
 
Transportation and the Structure of Cities
How Cities Work - Alex Marshall
 
Class 4- Monday, September 12
 
What ​is Transportation For?
The Highway and the City - Lewis Mumford
Homework 2 (due Mon, Sept. 19)
 
Class 5- Wednesday, September 14
 
The Fight for Bike Culture in 1960s Amsterdam
In the City of Bikes - Pete Jordan
 
Class 6- Monday, September 19
 
How Transport and Urban Form Affect Energy Use
Sustainability and Cities - Newman and Kenworthy
Homework 3 (due Mon, Sept. 26)
 
Class 7- Wednesday, September 21
 
Features of Effective Public Transit
Human Transit - Jarrett Walker
 
Class 8- Monday, September 26
 
Introduction to the Term Project
Project Selection Sheet
Tips for Effective Presentations
 
Class 9- Wednesday, September 28
 
The Cost of Autodependency: Case Study of Kingston, Jamaica and Mississippi
Homework 4 (due Mon, October 03)
Study Guide for Exam 1
 
 
Class 10 - Monday, October 03
 
Group Research in Computer Lab
 
Class 11 - Wednesday, October 05
 
Mid-semester Exam
 
Class 12- Monday, October 10
 
Chris McCahill
State Smart Transportation Initiative
University of Wisconsin
Chris McCahill, PhD, is a Senior Associate at the State Smart Transportation Initiative​ at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he works with reform-oriented DOTs from around the ​country​.Chris studied civil and environmental engineering at University of Connecticut until 2012. He then joined the Congress for the New Urbanism to work on its Project for Transportation Reform in Chicago. He was also a 2012 Fellow with the Eno Center for Transportation in Washington, DC, and has written extensively on issues related to urban transportation, land use, and parking.
 
Class 13 - Wednesday, October 12
Class 14 - Monday, October 17
 
Group Research in Computer Lab
 
Class 15 - Wednesday, October 19
 
Presentation 1
 
Class 16 - Monday, October 24
Class 17 - Wednesday, October 26
Class 18 - Monday, October 31
Class 19 - Wednesday, November 02
 
Group Research in Computer Lab
 
Class 20 - Monday, November 07
Class 21 - Wednesday, November 09
 
Presentation 2
 
Class 22 - Monday, November 14
Class 23 - Wednesday, November 16
Group Research in Computer Lab
 
 
No Class - Monday, November 21
No Class - Wednesday, November 23
 
Thanksgiving Week
 
Class 24 - Monday, November 28
Class 25 - Wednesday, November 30
Group Research in Computer Lab
 
Class 26 - Monday, December 05
Class 27 - Wednesday, December 07
 
Presentation 3
 
To Be Announced
 
Final Exam

Norman W. Garrick

 
Class 1- Monday, August 29
 
Cities and Transportation
No Homework
 
Class 2- Wednesday, August 31
 
Basics of Transporation Planning
Biases in Transportatation Evaluation
Homework 1 (due Wed, Sept. 07)
 
Class 11 - Wednesday, October 05
 
Mid-semester Exam