Module title: Development Planning and Transport Assessment

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CTR11120
Module leader: Andrew MacIver
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Civil and Transportation
Prerequisites

None


Description of module content:

The module first sets out the background to transport and land use planning processes. You then study the role of masterplans, including the travel connectivity considerations. Considerable time is spent in discussing and preparing a Transport Assessment and the supporting Travel Plan for development proposals. A significant part of the time is spent on the transport infrastructure design aspects, including roads and junctions and the design of streets.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Critically assess the relationship between land-use planning and transport planning processes.
LO2: Engage in the preparation of masterplans to design and deliver high-quality developments and places, including excellent transport connectivity both internal and external to a development.
LO3: Produce a Transport Assessment report for a new development, reflecting the most up-to-date
guidance from government.
LO4: Examine the design elements and principles of designing roads, streets and junctions, including the use of government directives and policy documents.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

TRANSPORT ASSESSMENT GUIDANCE - WWW.TRANSPORTSCOTLAND.GOV.UK
PETER HEADICAR (2009) TRANSPORT POLICY AND PLANNING IN GREAT BRITAIN: ROUTLEDGE, 1st ed. - ISBN: 0415469872
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT (2010) DESIGNING STREETS: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT, 1st ed.
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