UNIT-1 Introduction: Overview of transportation system, nature of traffic problems in cities. Present Scenario of road transport and rail transport assets. Role of transportation: Social, Political, Environmental. Goals and objective of Transportation planning,
UNIT-2- Type of transportation system: Different modes of surface transport, Public Transport Intermediate Public Transport (IPT), Rapid and mass transport system like MRTS & bus rapid transit. Traffic Flow and traffic stream theory & variables, Queing theory.
UNIT-3 Travel demand: Estimation and fore casting, trip classification, trip generation: factor and methods, multiple regression analysis. Trip distribution methods, modal split, trip assignment.
UNIT-4 Evaluation of transport planning proposals: Land Use Transport Planning, Economic Evaluation methods like Net present Value methods, Benefit Cost method, Internal rate of return method, Land use transport models. Transport system management: Long term and short term planning