Intelligent Transportation Systems ULS607E

Instructor Dr. Hilmi Berk Çelikoğlu, Assoc. Prof. (ITU Department of Civil Engineering, room no. 470)
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Day / Time Fridays 1330-1630

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Division meeting room




Tentative Schedule

Week Topic Slides Assignment due
13 Sept.

Intelligent Transportation Systems: An Overview, the US ITS Programme

20 Sept.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture and Components, Multimodal Travel Management and Regional Traveller Information Systems

27 Sept.

Traffic Management Systems: Bridging Conventional to Advanced

04 Oct.

Traffic Management Systems: Infrastructure; Surveillance; Lane Management; Information Dissemination

11 Oct.

Traffic Management Systems: Arterial Management Systems; Adaptive Signal Control Systems; Coordinated Signal Control Systems

18 Oct.



25 Oct.

Incident Management: Surveillance and Detection; Automatic Vehicle Location. Advanced Traveller Information Systems. Emergency Management Systems

01 Nov.

Electronic Payment Systems: Toll Collection; Transit Fee Payment; Parking Fee Payment; Multi-use Payment

08 Nov.

Congestion Pricing Systems: Variable Priced Lanes; Variable Tolls; Cordon Charge; Area-Wide Charge, Midterm

15 Nov.

Vehicle-Based Safety and Control Systems, Advanced Public Transit Systems

22 Nov.

Commercial Vehicle Operations, Weather Information Systems, Navigation Systems; Dynamic Route Guidance

29 Nov.

Freeway Traffic Management: Ramp Management Strategies

06 Dec.

Freeway Traffic Management: Ramp Control Methods

13 Dec.

Freeway Traffic Management: Ramp Control Methods; Variable Speed Limiting

20 Dec.

Intelligent Transportation Systems in Dynamic Network Modelling




  1. Joseph M. Sussman, 'Perspectives on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)', Springer-Verlag New York Inc., 2005.
  2. Mashrur A. Chowdhury and Adel W. Sadek, 'Fundamentals of Intelligent Transportation Systems Planning', Artech House Publishers, 2003.
  3. The Diebold Institute for Public Policy Studies, 'Transportation Infostructures: The Development of Intelligent Transportation Systems', Praeger Paperback, 1995.
  4. Christine M. Johnson, 'Its/Operations Resource Guide: Intelligent Transportation Systems', Diane Pub Co, 2003.
  5. Bob McQueen, Rick Schuman, and Kan Chen, 'Advanced Traveler Information Systems', Boston, MA: Artech House, 2002.
  6. Carol Zimmerman, 'Advanced Traveler Information Systems', in Intelligent Transportation Primer. Washington, DC: Institute of Transportation Engineers, 2000.
  7. Kim Richeson and Valerie B. Barnes, 'Commercial Vehicle Operations and Freight Movement', in Intelligent Transportation Primer. Washington, DC: Institute of Transportation Engineers, 2000.
  8. Markos Papageorgiou, 'Applications of Automatic Control Concepts to Traffic Flow Modeling and Control: Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences', Springer Verlag, 1983.
  9. Pushkin Kachroo and Kaan Özbay, 'Feedback Ramp Metering in Intelligent Transportation Systems', Springer, 2003.