CSVTU, B.E. VII Semester, CIVIL Engineering, Transport Planning and Management Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 7th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Transport Planning and Management Code: 320758 (20)

Unit 1


Urbanization and transportation problems, transportation sector in five year plans, regional transportation

plans, comprehensive transportation planning, goals and objectives, principles of transport planning, process

of urban transport planning.

Unit 2

Trip Generation Analysis

Trip classification, multiple regression analysis, trip rate analysis, category analysis.

Unit 3

Trip Distribution Analysis

Methods of trip distribution, uniform factor method, average factor method, frator method, furness method,

limitations of growth factor methods, elementary gravity model.

Unit 4

Model Choice Analysis

Determinants of mode choice, theoretical framework for discrete choice model, binomial and multinomial logit

model, choice-set determination, model specification, functional form, statistical estimation, validation.


Basic concepts, traffic assignment methods, all-or-nothing assignment, multiple route assignment, capacity

restraint assignment, diversion curves.

Unit 5

Economic Evaluation of Transport Plans

Need, costs and benefits of transport projects, methods of economic evaluation, benefit-cost ratio method,

first year rate of return, net present value methods, internal rate of return method.

Major Issues

Public transport policy, intermediate public transport, non motorized transport, transport facility for elderly

population, women and children.

Name of Text Books:

Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning – Kadiyali, L.R. (Khanna Publishers, Delhi, 1996)

Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering – Flaherty, CAO (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1997)

Name of Reference Books:

Principles of Urban Transport Systems Planning – Hutchinson, B.G. (Scripta Book Company, Washington,

D.C., 1974)

Modelling Transport – Ortuzar, title D. and Willumson, L.G. (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1995)

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