Postgraduate | CUR-URP600 | 2023
Urban Transport Systems
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Track the issues that affect integrated land use and transport planning.Rate the powers and responsibilities of infrastructure agencies. Discuss pedestrian and cyclist planning concerns. Place your findings in the context of real transport policies.
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- 13 weeks
- 27 Nov 2023
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Urban Transport Systems
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- explain the relationship between land use, urban form and transport systems, including its role in shaping travel behaviour
- examine the main features of the infrastructure agencies; including the regulatory framework, powers and responsibilities
- evaluate measures for an integrated approach to the provision of transport infrastructure, urban development and street design
- apply a range of transport planning techniques for assessing demand and supply of infrastructure.
- Sustainable urban transport
- Travel Behaviour and travel demand
- Transport and land use nexus
- Planning for the car: roads and parking
- Planning for public transport
- Planning for the cyclist
- Planning for the pedestrian
- Other modes of transport (freight)
- Governance of urban transport
- Urban transport futures
- Unit wrap-up
This subject was previously known as Transport Systems.
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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- Essay (30%)
- Survey (30%)
- Integrated Planning Solutions (40%)
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