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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.259J (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Transit Management 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Nigel Wilson 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.259J / 11.542J / ESD.227J Transit Management



    Fall 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features a full set of lecture notes and the assignments from the class.


    Course Description


    This course discusses management methods of relevance to public transportation systems. Topics include strategic planning management, labor relations, maintenance planning and administration, financing, marketing and fare policy, and management information and decision support systems. The course shows how these general management tasks are dealt with in the transit industry and presents alternative strategies. It also identifies alternative arrangements for service provision, including different ways of involving the private sector in public transportation.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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