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Transit Management, Fall 2006
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Management methods of relevance to public transportation systems. Topics: strategic planning management; ...

Management methods of relevance to public transportation systems. Topics: strategic planning management; labor relations; maintenance planning and administration; financing; marketing and fare policy; and management information and decision support systems. Shows how these general management tasks are dealt with in the transit industry and presents alternative strategies. Identifies alternative arrangements for service provision, including different ways of involving the private sector in public transportation.

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Finance
Science and Technology
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M.I.T.
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Wilson, Nigel H. M.
Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management, Fall 2004
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A survey subject of current concepts, theories, and issues in strategic management ...

A survey subject of current concepts, theories, and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations. Provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context, leadership challenges, strategies, and management tools that are used in today's public and private transportation organizations. The following concepts, tools, and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases: alternative models of decision-making, strategic planning (e.g., use of SWOT analysis and scenario development), stakeholder valuation and analysis, government-based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise, disaster communications, change management, and the impact of globalization.

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Environmental Science
Finance
Science and Technology
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M.I.T.
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Coughlin, Joseph
Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits, Spring 2004
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Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions the subject examines ...

Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions the subject examines the economic and political conflict between transportation and the environment. Investigates the role of government regulation, green business and transportation policy as a facilitator of economic development and environmental sustainability. Analyzes a variety of international policy problems including government-business relations, the role of interest groups, non-governmental organizations, and the public and media in the regulation of the automobile; sustainable development; global warming; politics of risk and siting of transport facilities; environmental justice; equity; as well as transportation and public health in the urban metropolis. Provides students with an opportunity to apply transportation and planning methods to develop policy alternatives in the context of environmental politics.

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Environmental Science
Management
Science and Technology
Political Science
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Case Study
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Coughlin, Joseph
Salvucci, Frederick