Sustainable Development Scenarios Using Four Step Model

Summary This research analyzes the potential impacts of a development scenario and to determine whether it is a sustainable way to grow in the future. The methods employed in this project follow the conventional sequential process for estimating transportation demand, named the “four-step” process, Trip Generation, Trip Distribution, Mode Choice and Trip Assignment. The commercial software … More Sustainable Development Scenarios Using Four Step Model

Trends and Patterns in Transportation in Atlanta

Introduction Transportation trends in Atlanta MSA is analyzed in this report. Since Atlanta is one of the biggest sprawling metro in the USA and has one of the worst traffic among other metropolitan cities in the USA, it would be interesting to observe the travel pattern of Atlanta. Factors analyzed understand the travelling trends in … More Trends and Patterns in Transportation in Atlanta

Transit Oriented Development as an Effective Tool to Enhance Regional Planning

Introduction Transit Oriented development is defined as compact communities, which are walkable, have mixed landuse development, centered around high-quality train stations. This type of development reduces the stress on roads by decreasing the dependence on cars and other private mode of transportation. This type of development is one of the ways to approach regional planning, … More Transit Oriented Development as an Effective Tool to Enhance Regional Planning

Expected Impacts of the Bullet Train in India

Abstract India is building its first bullet train which will be connecting the cities of Ahmedabad and Mumbai. India is partnering with Japan to develop this massive project. The bullet train will complete an eight-hour journey from Mumbai to Ahmedabad in three hours. There will be 10 stations in-between the two megacities. The bullet train … More Expected Impacts of the Bullet Train in India

Impact of Transit Oriented Development in Denver

An assessment of the impact of transit oriented development in Denver is conducted. The location of Light rail Stations and the accessibility buffer zones to walk and bike are compared to population density, average income and racial composition of Denver. Based on the infrastructure, level of development, market readiness and transit oriented development readiness, the … More Impact of Transit Oriented Development in Denver