Transportation has always played an essential role in the development of society, originally with regard to trade routes and harbours, but more recently with regard to land- and air-based systems as well. It is the transportation engineer's responsibility to plan, design, build, operate and maintain these systems of transport, in such a way as to provide for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of people and goods. Increasing environmental concerns have revived an interest in the development and management of public
Transportation Graduate Program
The Transportation program at McGill University is unique in different ways. It is first highly interdisciplinary in light of the diversity of expertise brought by the three professors: Eluru, Hatzopoulou and Miranda-Moreno, and the large number of faculty on campus conducting transportation-related research. The program also benefits from strong collaborations with other universities and government agencies. Finally, the city of Montreal with its world class transportation facilities serves as a research laboratory.