Transportation Engineering: An Introduction

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A textbook for undergraduate students of traffic engineering and graduate students in related fields. Covers transportation economics and systems management, land use, energy, public transportation, and traditional areas of traffic engineering. Emphasizes both quantitative and policy-oriented proble

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This text covers the essentials of transportation engineering, planning and management with an interdisciplinary approach. It 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. Both quantitative and policy-oriented topics are incorporated, each supported by numerous worked examples and problems of varying complexity. The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest information from a variety of current sources.

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C. Jotin Khisty received the Ph.D. degree in transportation systems engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus. He has been a Professor of civil engineering and the Director of the Transportation and Infrastructure program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IM, Chicago, since 1990. Before joining IIT, he was with the faculty at Washington State University, Pullman, from 1978 to1990, when he also served as the Deputy Director of the Washington State Transportation Research Center. He has had considerable field experience as a traffic engineer and transportation planner in Metropolitan Planning Organizations in the Midwest. He is the author of over 70 refereed publications and reports, related to transportation planning and systems thinking. Dr. Khisty is a registered professional engineer and a Life Member of the Amerkan Society of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and Sigma Xi.

B. Kent Lall received the Ph.D. degree in transportation and environmental planning from the University of Birmingham, England. Since 1977 he has been a Professor of civil engineering at Portland State University, Portland. Previously, he has also held teaching and research positions in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India. His research interests include traffic operations using video-imaging technologies and intelligent transportation systems and he has authored over 50 publications and reports. Dr. Lall is a registered professional engineer. He was awarded the Frank M. Masters Award in Transportation Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers during 1999. In addition to ASCE, he is active with the Transportation Research Board, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and ITS America. He has chaired several committees and edited proceedings of specialty conferences.

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