URSP 523. GIS for Land Use and Transportation Planning. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. This course focuses on the use of geographic information systems for land use and transportation planning at the local, regional and state level. It builds on concepts learned in introductory GIS classes. Advanced GIS tasks will be covered. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of GIS data layers used in land use and transportation planning. Students will also learn new GIS skills that will allow them to analyze development build-out, impervious surface, comprehensive planning, roadway functional classification, drive-time service areas and the relationship between land use and transportation.