AH1023 Urban and Traffic Planning, Methods and Applications 7.5 credits

Stads- och trafikplanering, metoder och tillämpningar

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Elements of the urban transportation system and their role
  • Public transport systems role and operations
  • Demand and supply of urban traffic systems
  • Urban transportation planning methods and models
  • Relationships betweenland use andtransport
  • Demand management

Intended learning outcomes *

  • Understand the multimodal aspects of transportation systems
  • Identify main challenges and issues in urban traffic
  • Understand basic design aspects of transport systems
  • Describe main approaches to transportation planning
  • Identify important measures of mobility and accessibility
  • Interpret results from traffic planning models and tools

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed courses

  • AH1030 Urban Development and Transport System
  • AI1527 Introduction to the Planning and Building Process

For non-program student

  • Mathematics and programming corresponding 30 hp AND
  • Urban Development OR Urban and Traffic Planning 15 hp 

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  • Meyer and Miller, Urban Transportation Planning, McGraw Hill, 2001
  • Utdelat material

Examination and completion

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A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 3.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Written examination (TEN; 4,5 cr) and project work (ÖVN; 3 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Anders Karlström

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ABE/Systems Analysis and Economics

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Daniel Jonsson (daniel.jonsson@abe.kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.