Planning Public Transport Services

PPTS course 2016 – 11 April to 15 April 2016
From Strategic Planning to Real-Time Management

A practical guide to strategic and operations planning, network design, economic appraisal methods, data collection, performance measurement, market forecasting and priority for bus, tram and rail services.

Dates 11 April to 15 April 2016

Venue: Delft, the Netherlands


Delft University of Technology
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

Building 23, Lecture room KG 2.110


New in our public transport course, learn and experience unique examples of public transport planning and operations.

The course includes a guided study visit excursion to gain first-hand experience with state-of-the-art public transport planning and operations. We will visit the new Rotterdam Central Station, an intermodal hub including high-speed international, national and regional train services, metro, tram, bus and a garage for 5,000 bikes. We will get there riding the RandstadRail, a combined metro and light rail line connecting The Hague and Rotterdam, and fostering the emergence of a joint metropolitan area.

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Learning by doing: join us in playing a new service design game on our public transport course

The course includes an exciting interactive service design game where you will gain first-hand experience with making service design decisions and assessing their consequences. You will be asked to look into the specifics of public transport and choose a set of measures for improving the public transport network in The Hague. You will experience the trade-off between different measures and learn how to make service decisions with limited resources

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In association with the Institute of Transport Studies, Monash University and Transport Research Centre, University of Auckland (TRCUA).
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