Lecture 20

Lecture 20 - The Pennsylvania State University Department...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Pennsylvania State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lecture 20 – Introduction to Transportation Planning CE 321: Highway Engineering Fall 2007
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Planning Rationale Plans encompass the following: What needs to be done? Consider alternative approaches. Match community desires with approaches. Steps required for successful implementation. Plans are part of regional or national infrastructure. Plans change the environment when implemented.
Background image of page 2
Land Use Cycle Changed Land Use Increased Trip Generation Greater Traffic Levels Added Transportation Facilities Increased Accessibility Increased Land Value
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Types of Planning Short- and Medium-term Planning No large capital requirements or construction. Optimize existing facilities. Small scale, simple solution. Transportation System Management (TSM) Long-range Planning Complex and comprehensive. Huge expenditures and extensive construction. Changes social, economic, and natural environment.
Background image of page 4
Long-Term Planning Philosophical Elements Values: ethics and preferences of groups or society. Goals: idealized objective of plan. Objectives: measurable statements of individual goals. Criteria: measurement of goals and objectives.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Long-Term Planning (con’t.) Operational Elements Define plan impacts. Evaluate alternatives.
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course C E 321 taught by Professor Pietrucha,martinkeller,michaelwi during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

Page1 / 39

Lecture 20 - The Pennsylvania State University Department...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online