Introduction to urban transportation

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Lectures at Qatar University.
Doha, Qatar.

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Introduction to urban transportation

  1. 1. Qatar University Urban Planning ProgramProf. Ali. A. Alraoufalialraouf@yahoo.comalialraouf@gmail.com
  2. 2. Energy Consumption in Building and construction Sector. Transport 34% Transport 34% Buildings 44% Industry 22% Industry 22% Source: Energy Consumption in the UK, DTI
  3. 3. North American model – car dependentLos Angeles DetroitHouston Phoenix
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  6. 6. Urban Transport Warsaw Ghetto 1941,
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  8. 8. "Transportation in a large city, showing elevated road, surface line, and subway."
  9. 9. Steam road vehicles
  10. 10. Source: United Nations. http://www.un.org/esa/population/unpop.htmCities with more than 10 million Inhabitants, 2007 (in millions)
  11. 11. Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division(2006). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2005 Revision. New York: United Nations.World Urban Population, 1950-2005 with Projections to 2020 (in billions)
  12. 12. Transportation as a Derived Demand
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  18. 18. Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Cars in the United States, 1960-2005
  19. 19. Multi Polar Centralized CitiesMoving from sprawling city to multi polar centralized cities Sub-core Sub-core Sub-core CBD CBD Sub-core Sub-core Image : sprawling city Image : multi polar centralized cities
  20. 20. Public Transportation Oriented Urban Structure Outer region →Mid - low density development Development of public Massive Transportation System (including transportation network other infrastructures) connecting transport terminals within district. Transport terminal within district Around Around station station Low - Middle High density use area around station density High density StationTO-HDMU Around station →High density development, comfortable pedestrian priority zone within walking distance from station (approximately 500m)
  21. 21. Bus Rapid Transit Light Rail Transit (LRT) (BRT) Smooth public transport connection Zone with restriction on car entering Park & Ride Electric car and electric car station
  22. 22. Types of Urban Spatial Structures
  23. 23. Nodes, Linkages and Urban Form
  24. 24. One Hour Commuting According to DifferentUrban Transportation Modes
  25. 25. Evolution of the Spatial Structure of a City
  26. 26. Possible Urban Movement Patterns
  27. 27. Type I - Completely Motorized Network
  28. 28. Type II - Weak Center
  29. 29. Type III - Strong Center
  30. 30. Type IV - Traffic Limitation
  31. 31. Scale and Urban Spatial Structure
  32. 32. Suburban Development along an Highway Interchange
  33. 33. What on earthis a carbonfootprint?

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