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Transportation and Environment Transportation and Environment

Transportation and the Environment

Partial Date: 2018CE Aug 6th to 2018CE Aug 10th
Document Category: Training, Urban Transport, Environment

Transportation sector substantially impacts the natural, built and human environment. Emissions of criteria pollutants and greenhouse gases from the use of fossil fuels have profound impact on human health and the environment. This course will provide an overview and understanding of the basic science behind various physical and operational elements of the transportation sector. The course also provides in-depth coverage of regulatory environments that govern planning, engineering, management and modeling aspects of transportation and air quality. Topics also include control and management of noise from transportation sources and an overview of smart-growth principles that will govern the transportation projects of the 21st century.