Transportation Planning Research Paper

Transportation Planning Research Paper
Sabrina Flemming
Ashford University
Urban Planning/Redevelopment
MWJ1544A
Dr. Shawn Gillen
December 02, 2015
Transportation Planning Research Paper
Abstract
The purpose of this research paper is to distinguish the key issues with the use of exhibits and an appendix. The historical background and contemporary issues related to transportation planning will be discussed throughout this paper as well as evaluating the plausible political issues and the potential consequences encountered by urban planners that result from decision making. When it comes down to transportation planning, it involves elevation, designs, and the asses to different facilities pertaining to transporting, which include highways, lanes for bike users, streets and transportation for the public, also there will be key concepts from the course added to this research paper. Levy (2013) stated, “Planning involves land use, traffic, the character of the community, and other items with which they are familiar.”
Keyword: Transportation planningTable of Contents
Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………4
Historical Background of Transportation Planning……………………………………………5
Contemporary Issues of Transportation Planning……………………………………………………………..6
Transportation and Obese Individuals…………………………………………………………6
The Elderly and Public Transportation…………………………………………………………7
Planning Freight Transportation in Urban Areas……………………………………………….8
Political Issues when dealing with Transportation Planning……………………………………9
Summary……………………………………………………………………………………….10
Conclusion and Remarks……………………………………………………………………….10
References………………………………………………………………………………………11
Appendix……………………………………………………………………………………….12Introduction
Transportation Planning and Urban Planning works hand in hand. These two need to be taking into consideration before making decisions on…