• SSPL9014
  • Transport & Urban Dev

  • Credits (ECTS): 5
  • Spatial Planning and Transport
  • Available on Programme(s): DT123

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Module Description

Modern transport networks form the backbone of city regions and influence real estate development through accessibility profiles. The module explores the implications of transport infrastructure for urban development and settlement patterns.

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to provide the planner with an overview of policy tools available to develop a comprehensive policy aimed at achieving sustainable mobility patterns and to provide insight into how transport infrastructure can be used to shape urban development and influence real estate investment.

Indicative Syllabus

Accessibility trade off
Assessment of end-use demand for space, forecasting and demography
Car parking
Component A
Component B
Demand management and mobility management plans
Design principles
Development and its interrelationship with the planning process
Economic and financial analysis in both public and private sector developments
ITC and Telematics
Land value models
Multi-modal transport
New technologies
Relating the economic cycle to that of the development cycle
Sustainable development, when and where not to develop, phasing and alternative end-uses of space
Sustainable mobilit
The developer's client and client objectives; who develops?
The time-value of money
Understanding the current supply flow of accommodation
Urban Form

ISCED:0731: Architecture & Town Planning
Total Contact Teaching Hours:24
Class Size:40

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