Introduction to transport modelling

 

DATE

Thursday 14th Nov- 2019

TIME

09:00 - 17:00

LOCATION

London

 

Course OVERVIEW

This course is specifically designed with a strong focus on transport industry needs in both public and private sectors - addressing the requirements of various disciplines from transport modelling, enabling you to understand the scope of transport models and finally showing successful examples of communicating modelling outputs with clients, decision makers and stakeholders. This course also provides you with case studies of applying transport models to different types of interventions.

Who will Benefit?

The course is suitable for those who are new to the transport planning, appraisal and modelling, and for experienced professionals seeking to gain the Transport Planning Professional Qualification.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completion of the course, delegates will:
• Be able to familiarise with practical experience of the principles and techniques of       transport modelling
• Be able to understand the type of data required to build transport models
• Be able to present the modelling outputs to the wider audience including decision   makers
• Have an understanding of approaches that can be applied to forecast the impacts of different types of schemes

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Transport planners,   project managers, transport analysts, transport economists, business case development managers, planners and development control officers, design engineers, transport modellers working in both public and private sectors.


Course Content

Session 1: Overview

  • Introduction and role of models in transport planning

  • Type of transport models and their use

  • Multi-modal transport modelling and model hierarchy

  • Interactive examples

Session 2: DEVELOPMENT

  • Data requirements for developing base year models

  • Model calibration and validation

  • Future year models and land use database

  • Interactive examples

Session 3: Case studies

  • Major highway schemes

  • Public transport schemes

  • LSTF type of schemes

  • Transport strategy/policies

 

Session 4: COMMUNICATION

  • Strengths and limitations of the models

  • Modelling uncertainty and sensitivity testing

  • Interaction of transport modelling with scheme design and appraisal

  • Presentation of modelling outputs to stakeholder and policy/decision makers

  • Interactive examples

COURSE materials

The participants will be offered a  copy of day programme, course materials folder and a certificate of attendance

Refreshment Breaks

The participants will be served with lunch, tea and coffee during the refreshment breaks

COURSE FEES

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