Transport, Land Use and Environment
Create liveable communities in urban settings with your studies of human-scaled, mixed-use design. Connect land use and transport with transit orientated development. Locate environmental issues. Navigate New Urbanism and Smart Growth principles.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- evaluate the impacts of land use factors such as density, regional accessibility, land use mix and roadway connectivity affect traffic patterns
- design innovative approaches to public transport service planning
- critically review environmental impacts of transport
- adapt the knowledge of research principles and methods of integrating land use and transport
- combine the knowledge and skills gained in the areas of land use, transport and the environment and develop a research project.
- Land impacts on transport
- Public transport service planning
- Accessibility issues
- Environment impacts of transport
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject aims to develop your in-depth understanding of the land use-transportation integration in metropolitan settings; to further develop your ability to critically review the concepts of New Urbanism and Smart Growth principles and also Transit Oriented Development issues and resulting environmental impacts.
- Module problems (30%)
- Presentation (25%)
- Research Project (45%)