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CE-863 Transportation Planning
Campus SCEE (NIT)
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Transportation Planning
Course Code CE-863
Credit Hours 3
Course Objectives Course Objectives: Transportation planning is a field involved with the evaluation, assessment, design and sitting of transportation facilities (generally streets, highways, footpaths, bike lanes and public transport lines).

Course Outcomes: the aim of the course is to equip you to be able to satisfy the needs of the Transport Planning / Highway Engineering sectors. This is achieved by providing a coherent course of study incorporating a comprehensive knowledge of the activities associated with transport infrastructure.
Detail Content
  • Introduction to Transportation Planning
  • Data Collection
  • Zoning
  • Types of Surveys
  • Trip End Estimation/Forecasting/Distribution
  • Traffic Assignment
  • Model Split/Mode Choice
  • Highway Evaluation
  • Mass Transportation in Metropolitan Areas i.e Urban Transportation
Text/Ref Books
  • Transportation Engineering and Planning by C. S. Papa Costas and P. D. Prevedouros, 3rd Edition.
  • Highways traffic Analysis and Design by R.J. Salter 3rd Edition
  • Fundamentals of Intelligent Transportation Systems Planning by Mashrour  A. Chaudhry
  • Transportation Systems Planning: Methods and Applications by nstadin G. Goulias
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Arshad Hussain
PhD, South West Jiaotong University, China
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Specialty: Transportation Engineering