TA: RAHUL RAJ (email@example.com)Strategic Plan for Urban Transport System
This studio aims to provide students with an understanding of strategic transportation plan and its preparation process. The students undertake data collection with respect to land use, transport and socio-economic characteristics of the case study city. Based on the existing situation analysis, they develop a long term vision for the city and propose alternative development strategies and appraise them to arrive at the most optimal set of land use transport proposals for the city. After completing this studio unit, the student will be able to identify key transport issues based on situation analysis using secondary information and/or conducting necessary transport surveys; systemically analyze and interpret data for transport planning and travel demand assessment; appreciate alternative policy instruments and their role in managing transport issues; utilize the travel demand modelling techniques for estimating future travel demand and analyzing the impact on the transport system; demonstrate rationally the adverse transport impacts and identify suitable alternatives through demand, design, capacity and economic analysis.