Transportation Planning

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Transportation Planning

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    This course is an advanced introduction to the functioning of the city, transport in context, transport and land-use; transport and the economy; transport and the society; transport and sustainability. Modes of transport. Traffic engineering: traffic flow theory and traffic data collection. Transport policy and the decision maker. The transport planning process and transport modelling. The use of GIS in the transportation context. Professional communication (presentation skills) is also included.

    52 lectures, 13 tutorials.

    DP requirements:
    ? at least 66% of the class average for the 2 class tests
    ? hand in the project
    ? hand in all assignments

    Assessment: June examination 3 hours 50%, class mark 50%.

    Course Entry Requirements: CIV2037F (DP) and CIV2034S (DP).

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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