Subject details

  • Topics
    • Transport issues and options
    • Local area traffic generation
    • Car dependency
    • Accessibility
    • Land use urban form and determinants of travel
    • Integrated land use and transport
    • Planning for the pedestrian and cyclist
    • Planning for roads
    • Planning for public transport
    • Institutional arrangements
    • Government agencies: Who does What?
    • Implementation - A plan for change
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. explain the relationship between land use, urban form and transport systems, including its role in shaping travel behaviour
  2. examine the main features of the infrastructure agencies; including the regulatory framework, powers and responsibilities
  3. evaluate measures for an integrated approach to the provision of transport infrastructure and urban form
  4. apply a range of transport planning techniques for assessing demand and supply of infrastructure.
  • Assignment 1 - Survey (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Integrated Planning solutions (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Essay (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

Examine the relationship between land use, urban form and travel behaviour, including the policy and institutional contexts related to the planning and regulation of multi-modal urban transport systems. Review integrated land use and transport planning approaches to achieve more sustainable cities and development.

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