Urban Transportation: Developments and Progress toward Livable Cities

Vukan R. Vuchic


This seminar offered an overview of several stages of transportation-city relationships, followed by a review of transportation modes and their characteristics. Serious problems of traffic congestion and methods for achieving a balanced transportation system, particularly between private cars and public transportation, were defined. Examples from many world cities offered valuable lessons in successes and mistakes, emphasizing the great need for better understanding of the complex problems of urban transportation.

Date and time: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 2:00pm

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