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Operation and Economics of Road Transportation I

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Course Unit Code342-0527/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
OLI22doc. Ing. Ivana Olivková, Ph.D.
Summary
Technology, organization, control and economy of road and urban passenger transport. Characteristic signs of passenger transport, technological elements of regular mass passenger transport. Outputs and quality of transport. Creation of mass passenger transport system, modal split and modal choice between urban mass passenger transport and individual car transport. Dispatching control and transport coordination. Operational and economical characteristics of mass transport vehicles. National transport policy in passenger transport. Timetable creation. Project of transport technology in one line (classified credit).
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
To analyze mass passenger transport technology, to recognize and formulate transport problems, to design technology of transport in urban passenger transport lines, to summarize and evaluate effects and influences of designed changes in transport. To perform quality evaluation of passenger transport and efficiency of dispatching transport control. Acquirements will be demonstrated by solving a semester project.
Course Contents
Technology, organization, control and economy of road and urban passenger transport. Characteristic signs of passenger transport, technological elements of regular mass passenger transport. Outputs and quality of transport. Creation of mass passenger transport system, modal split and modal choice between urban mass passenger transport and individual car transport. Dispatching control and transport coordination. Operational and economical characteristics of mass transport vehicles. National transport policy in passenger transport. Timetable creation. Project of transport technology in one line
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
VUCHIC, V.R.: Urban Transit, operations, planning and economics. John Willey&Sons, Inc., 2005, ISBN 0-471-63265-1
MAY, A.D.; KELLY, C.E.; SHEPHERD, S.P.: The principles of integration in urban transport strategies Transport Policy , 2006 (Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon )
SUROVEC, P.: Provoz a ekonomika silniční dopravy I. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1.vyd., 2000, ISBN 80-7078-735-X
SUROVEC, P.: Technológia hromadnej osobnej dopravy. Žilina: EDIS ŽU Žilina, 1.vyd., 1998, ISBN 80-7100-494-4
SUROVEC, P.: Provoz a ekonomika silniční dopravy II. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1.vyd., 2004, ISBN 80-248-0710-6
SUROVEC, P.: Tvorba systému mestskej hromadnej dopravy. Žilina: EDIS ŽU Žilina, 1.vyd., 1998, ISBN 80-7100-586-X

Recommended Reading:
TIGHT, M.R.; MAY, A.D.: Innovation and Integration in Urban Transport Policy
Transport Policy , 2006, (Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon).

http://issuu.com/michdor/docs/m16_text?e=7481937/1598817
http://www.elearn.vsb.cz/archivcd/FS/Zdopr/02_SD.pdf
http://kds.vsb.cz/mhd/
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
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