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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.963 (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • A Sustainable Transportation Plan for MIT 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • John Attanucci
    Lawrence Brutti
    Frederick Salvucci 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.963 A Sustainable Transportation Plan for MIT



    Spring 2007




    Course Highlights


    This student-directed class culminated in a final report and presentation given to the MIT community, which are presented in the projects section.


    Course Description


    This seminar-style class will focus on evaluating and recommending alternative commuter and business-related transportation policies for the MIT campus. Emphasis will be placed on reducing transportation-related energy usage in a sustainable manner in response to President Hockfield's "Walk the Talk" energy initiative. Students will explore the relative roles of MIT and the MBTA as transportation providers, as well as the efficiency and effectiveness of related subsidy policies currently in place for all modes of transportation.
     

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