Transportation Planning and Management

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of this workshop participants 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
  • Acquire a basic knowledge of standards of transportation safety
  • Obtain sufficient knowledge to manage traffic in your small neighborhood/ complex/construction site

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Architects
  • Builders and developers
  • Civil engineers
  • Development control officers
  • Engineers and technicians in charge of a construction site
  • Town planners
  • Traffic control authorities of big events
  • Traffic controllers

CONTENT SUMMARY

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
     

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
     

TRAFFIC SAFETY

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

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
     

PARKING

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

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
     

TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS

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

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

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

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

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

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