NIT Hamirpur Syllabus Transportation Planning and Public Transpor

NIT Hamirpur Syllabus TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND PUBLIC TRANSPOR 

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND PUBLIC TRANSPOR

1. Transportation Planning Process:   Introduction, Transportation as a system, Transportation

and Sustainability, Elements of Transportation planning, Urban system components, Land

use and transportation, Land use models.   

2. Transport Demand Analysis:    Nature  and  analysis  of  Transportation  demand,  Sequential

demand  analysis? Trip?generation  models,  Trip?distribution  models,  Model  split analysis,

Traffic   assignment  models.   

3. Public Transportation:   Historical   development   of   urban   transportation,   Mass   Transit

Definitions   and   classifications, Transit Systems operations, Service and Characteristics,

Capacity and Level of Service of Urban Transit, Operational Design of Bus and Train

services.   

4. Transportation System Management and ITS: TSM introduction, Long?range versus TSM

planning, TSM strategies involving demand and supply, ITS concept, Examples of ITS

implemented worldwide.

5. Transportation Economics:   Scope   of   transportation   economics,   Transportation   demand,

Demand,   supply   and   equilibrium,   Sensitivity   of   travel   demand,   Factors   affecting

elasticity,  Cost?Benefit analysis of transportation projects.  

Text Books:

1. Transportation Engineering         C J Khisty and B K Lall

2. Transportation Engineering and Planning    C S Papacostas and P D Prevedouros

Reference Books:

1. Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning    L R Kadiyali

2. Principles of Transportation Engineering   P Chakraborty and Animesh Das

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