WIT Press


Public Transport Developments In Integrated Transport And Land Use Planning In The Three Largest Australian Cities

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT040071

Volume

75

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

250 kb

Author(s)

L.C. Wadhwa

Abstract

The feedback relationship between land use and the transport system is well understood by transport engineers and planners. However, in the traditional urban transport planning process, the impact of land use on transport (travel demand) has been taken into account but the feedback of the transport system on land use has largely been ignored. The traditional planning process is based on the premise that capacity requirements of urban transport networks should be dimensioned to meet predicted demand as a result of changes in socio-economic factors and planned land use changes (1950s-70s). No effort is made to incorporate the effect of transport system developments on land use. However, the current thinking in the urban transport planning process emphasises an integrated framework. In recent pl

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