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Transportation

Planning Considerations for Bus Terminal

Understanding the limitations of planning

Introduction Transportation is an integral part of the functioning of the society. The transport system improves the social, economic, industrial, commercial progress and transfers the society into an organized one. It is one of the most essential services, vital force for determining the direction of development. To achieve the desired transportation balance and the system

Level of Service (LOS)

Level of Service | Transportation

What is Level of Service (LOS) ? Level of Service is a part and frequently used term and concept of transportation planning in urban planning. A transport planner finds it useful for number of surveys. It helps in planning for existing and upcoming projects. Capacity standards are fixed normally in relation to the Level Of

Hierarchy of Roads

Hierarchy of Road

A good planned city/town reacquires an efficient transport system. This can only be achieved if the town planner is well acquainted with different hierarchy of roads. Thus a town planner and transport planner must have a good understanding of hierarchy of roads in urban and rural areas. A productive urban way system, accompanies an order.

Road Intersection & Types of Road Intersections

Intersection

What is an Road Intersection? Road Intersection is where two or more roads meet and or are the points of potential vehicle conflict. They are critical element of a road section. They are normally a major bottleneck to smooth flow of traffic and a major accident spot. The general principles of design in both rural and

Traffic Island | Purpose and Importance

Traffic Island | Purpose and Importance

What is a traffic island? Traffic Island can be a physical structure or a painted object found on roads and roadside. The primary purpose of a traffic island is better & orderly flow of traffic. These are also referred to as channelizers as these “channelizes” the traffic plying on the road. These may be raised