Academic Catalog

CRP454 URBAN TRANSPORT SYSTEMS: PLANNING AND DESIGN

Course Code: 1210454
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ELA BABALIK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 1210351
The course set above should be completed before taking CRP454 URBAN TRANSPORT SYSTEMS: PLANNING AND DESIGN .

Course Content

Planning and design of transport networks, modes, systems, stations. Network and urban form considerations. Route and capacity planning for public transport systems. Planning pedestrian circulation, principles of city center pedestrianisation. New Urbanism movement and planning for pedestrian-oriented and transit-oriented neighbourhoods. Principles of traffic calming. Design considerations for planning car parks, road junctions, stations, and interchange facilities.