Public Transport Network Planning

Subject 705-322 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available

705-218 (ABPL20015) Transport and Land Use Planning.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: 705-622 (ABPL00090) - Public Transport Planning Network (PG)
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr John Stone
Subject Overview:

This subject explores the processes and skills involved in planning transport and land use in pursuit of environmentally sustainable and socially equitable outcomes. Practical work will provide an opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired. Three principal aspects of transport planning will be explored:

  1. Planning and operation of urban public transport
  2. Preparation and evaluation of regional transport plans and major infrastructure plans
  3. Preparation of local and regional travel demand management strategies

Students will have the opportunity to specialise in one or more of these areas.


Individual and group assignments equivalent to 5000 words.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • Problem analysis and problem solving in a metropolitan context
  • Transport demand management
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Time management
  • Written, verbal and visual presentation of ideas
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Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Planning and Design Major

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