Title

PC-TRANS - LENDING A HELPFUL HAND

Authors

C Thor

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1991

Subject Area

operations - traffic, planning - safety/accidents, land use - planning

Keywords

Transportation planning, Traffic safety, Traffic engineering, Technical assistance, Software, Road engineering, Microcomputers, Highway engineering

Abstract

The PC-TRANS Center of the University of Kansas (KU) provides technical support and a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and experience for transportation professionals. Major areas addressed by the center include highway engineering, regional and rural transportation planning, traffic engineering and safety, and transit operations. Newsletters published by the center, and a software directory, are noted as well as its microcomputer applications services. PC-TRANS is a source for a wide variety of transportation software programs. Its contribution to the educational mission of KU is also noted.