14HDS15: URBAN TRANSPORTATION AND NETWORKS: SPATIAL STRUCTURE OF HABITAT SYSTEMS.
CONTACT PERIODS: 3 (LECTURE) PROGRESSIVE MARKS: 50
PER WEEK EXAM MARKS : 100
To introduce the fundamentals of urban transport planning, urban networks and multimodal transport systems
developed in response to and as an organizing factor of spatial structure of habitat systems.
Scope of urban transport planning, interdependency of transport & land use , stages – system approach to
Urban Transportation systems; classification of transport systems; technological characteristics of transport modes and
systems; the nature of demand and supply of transport services.
Mobility Concept – Introduction- Pedestrian and motorized and non-motorized vehicles- Mobility Measures
Urban Transportation surveys: Definition of study area, zoning, types of surveys, Forecasting traffic in relation planned
Stages in Urban Transportation:
Trip Generation- Introduction-Definitions- Trip Purposes-Factors associated with Trip generation and Attraction- Method
of analysis- Multilinear Regression Analysis- Assumptions-Applications- Shortcomings (No Numerical Problems)
Trip Distribution- Introduction-Methods-Growth factor-Uniform growth factor-Average Growth factor-Fratar Methods and
synthetic analysis-Gravity Model- Simple Numerical ProblemsKnow More