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TLMT601 - Transportation Economics

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT601 Course ID: 2698 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The course provides the student with a coherent and integrated framework, based on micro and macro economic principles, for understanding aggregate transportation activity. Issues include: regulation, tariffs, interstate commercial policy, international trade, and transportation exchange rates.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session
01/27/20 - 07/03/20 07/06/20 - 08/30/20 Summer 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Course Objectives (CO):

CO1─Examine and apply transportation decision making procedures and transportation evaluation performance measures.

CO2─Survey economic decision making using statistical tools, methods and analysis.

CO3─Survey transportation economics methods, processes and outcomes via impact analyses and case studies.

CO4─Identify key transportation variables, including patterns of demand, and apply to estimate transportation costs.

CO5─Examine free market regulation and the social costs of transportation and transportation projects.

CO6─Debate public pricing and investment strategies as they pertain to transportation decisions and citizen welfare.

CO7─Analyze select environmental indicators and evaluate the overall impact of transportation program implementation to its surroundings.

CO8─Synthesize transportation economics theory and apply to real-world case studies.

Required Course Textbooks
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Transportation Decision Making: Principles of Project Evaluation and Programming. ISBN: 0471747327

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.