Urban Transportation Planning Process & Concepts: Role of transportation - Transportation problems - Urban travel characteristics - Evolution of transportation planning process - Concept of travel demand - Demand function - Independent variables - Travel attributes - Assumptions in demand estimation - Sequential, recursive and simultaneous processes.
Transportation Survey and Analysis: Definition of study area - Zoning - Types and sources of data - Road side interviews - Home interview surveys - Expansion factors - Accuracy checks. Trip Generation Analysis: Trip generation models - Zonal models - Category analysis - Household models - Trip attractions of work centers.
Trip Distribution Analysis: Trip distribution models - Growth factor models - Gravity models - Opportunity models.
Mode Split Analysis: Mode choice behaviour, Completing modes, Mode split curves, Probabilistic models.
Route Split Analysis - Elements of transportation networks, coding - minimum path trees, all-or-nothing assignment