Transportation Planning and Management - Live online course

Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Civil Engineering
City: 
Online - Attend from your desk!
Course Scheduled Number: 
160704E
Course start date: 
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Course end date: 
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Contact Person: 
Ruth Kennedy
Contact Email: 
ruth.kennedy@idc-online.com
Contact Telephone: 
1300 138 522

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Anticipate future traffic problems of a transportation network
  • Understand the use and limitations of various modes of transportation and learn a technique to design an efficient transportation system by combination of these
  • Understand the concept of Level of Service of the transport system and techniques to maintain those within acceptable limits
  • Obtain guidance in the traffic control systems and their use during special events as well as during construction
  • Develop an intelligent transportation system as well as efficient parking system
  • Be aware of and be able to evaluate the effects of any new development on the adjacent traffic network
  • Understanding the concepts of traffic calming, forecasts, traffic management systems and so on
  • Acquire a basic knowledge of standards of transportation safety
  • Obtain sufficient knowledge to manage traffic in your small neighborhood/ complex/construction site

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Engineers and Technicians in charge of a construction site
  • Builders and Developers
  • Architects
  • Traffic controllers
  • Traffic control authorities of big events
  • Town Planners
  • Civil Engineers
  • Development Control Officers
  • Construction Project engineers

PRE-REQUISITES:
Basic Knowledge of Transportation and traffic Engineering Principles and Concepts will be an advantage.

COURSE OUTLINE
This is an intensive online course. The course is split up in to two sections – Live sessions and recorded lectures. All 8 hours will be provided upon course completion for review.

 
LIVE SESSIONS
SESSION ONE

INTRODUCTION

  • Understanding the need of transportation, and its demand in urban and rural areas
  • Various modes of transportation, their uses and limitations
  • Overview of a Transportation system
  • Introduction transport planning and various stages of transport planning

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

  • We begin transportation surveys and analysis of their results
  • Study the Transportation Impact Analysis
  • Study the traffic forecasts, methods of forecasting
  • Traffic models, their use and limitations, model splits
  • Trip generation and distributions
  • Traffic assignments and evaluations

SESSION TWO
TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS

  • Economic evaluation any transportation or improvement plan
  • Vehicle operating cost
  • Value of travel time saving
  • Accident cost
  • Road Pricing

SESSION THREE
MASS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

  • Need and importance of Mass transportation System
  • Responsibilities of a Mass transportation System
  • Common Mass transportation Systems
  • Paratransit
  • Comparison of different transit systems

SESSION FOUR
INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

  • Use of computer in Transport management
  • Use of satellite in Transport management
  • Use of other modern technologies in Transport management

 
RECORDED LECTURES
RECORDING ONE

TRAFFIC CONTROLS

  • Traffic Control using physical barriers, highway geometrics and other controls
  • Street furniture
  • Road markings
  • Intersection Controls – roundabouts, STOP-controls, signals
  • Grade separated intersections- interchanges
  • Traffic regulations

RECORDING TWO
TRAFFIC SAFETY

  • Accidents and their analysis
  • Identification of cause
  • Cost of an accident
  • Prevention measures
  • Street lighting

RECORDING THREE
TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

  • Scope of management
  • Restriction of turning movements
  • Access controls
  • One way streets
  • Tidal Flow operations
  • Exclusive Traffic Lanes
  • High occupancy lanes
  • Traffic claming
  • Other management measures

RECORDING FOUR
PARKING

  • Parking requirements
  • On street parking
  • Off street parking
  • Design standards for parking facilities
  • Loading and unloading facilities
  • Sheared Parking

RECORDING FIVE
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

  • Importance of traffic management under special situations
  • Transportation management under natural disasters
  • Transportation management during construction
  • Transportation management for special events
  • Management of constriction site
  • Management of special event area

RECORDING SIX
OTHER MODES OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Railway Transport
  • Transportation management at Railway stations
  • Maritime Transport
  • Transportation management at Docks and harbors
  • Air Transport
  • Transportation management at airports

 

Subtotal$408.18 AUD
Australia Tax$40.82 AUD
Price$449.00 AUD
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