Course Description

Course Name

Transportation Planning

Session: VCPS3119

Hours & Credits

16 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Course outline:
This course is an advanced introduction to the functioning of the city, transport in context, transport and land-use; transport and the economy; transport and the society; transport and sustainability. Modes of transport. Traffic engineering: traffic flow theory and traffic data collection. Transport policy and the decision maker. The transport planning process and transport modelling. The use of GIS in the transportation context. Professional communication (presentation skills) is also included.

52 lectures, 13 tutorials.

DP requirements:
? at least 66% of the class average for the 2 class tests
? hand in the project
? hand in all assignments

Assessment: June examination 3 hours 50%, class mark 50%.

Course Entry Requirements: CIV2037F (DP) and CIV2034S (DP).

*Course content subject to change