Capstone Design is an interdisciplinary civil and environmental design experience. Students form teams of 3 – 5 people, and these teams function as “companies” that provide consulting services to a selected sponsor on a specific design project.
Dr. Kari Watkins uses technology and design to create a more livable and sustainable transportation system. She focuses on innovations that improve active transportation modes such as walking and biking and collective transportation modes such as transit and rideshare. Check out the open-source OneBusAway transit information apps, student lead non-profit MARTA Army, and the Cycle Atlanta program for some examples of her social innovation work.
Planning, design and operation of systems of air, rail, water and highway facilities, including those for bicycles and pedestrians. In this course, we will focus on the need, purpose and design for multimodality. Why is a multimodal transportation system important?