The Relation between Land Use and Transport and Its Implications for Travel Behaviour

By Ar. Kshama Puntambekar and Ashutosh Sharma.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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The behavior of man is his response to the surroundings. His travel behavior is a response to the spatial distribution of land use and accessibility available. The use of modes, movement pattern in any area and frequency of movement in any urban area is dependent on the relation of two major entities of physical plan, namely land use and transport plan. the relation between land use and transport, and its implications for travel behavior will be discussed in the paper. Reduction of traffic is a major requirement of sustainable transport. The paper will also deal with the parameters affecting the travel behavior.

Keywords: Land Use, Travel Behavior, Sustainable Transport

The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.233-244. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.517MB).

Ar. Kshama Puntambekar

Research Scholar, Architecture and Planning, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Ar. Kshama Puntambekar is an Architect presently working as a lecturer in School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal. She has done her graduation B.Arch in the year 1996 from Nagpur University and post graduation is in the field of Urban Planning from VRCE Nagpur in the year 2000. She is in the field of academics since 1996. My research work is in the field of relation in land use and travel behaviour. She will be completing her Doctoral Programme shortly. Fields of interest are Land use and Transport Planning, Travel behaviour and GIS.

Dr. Ashutosh Sharma

Professor, HOD and Dean Administration, Architecture and Planning, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Professor Ashutosh Sharma is associated with the department of Architecture and Planning since 1989. He has recently done his Post Doctoral from AIT BAngkok in the field of GIS. He has done his graduation in Architecture from MACT Bhopal. He has done Post graduation in Urban and Regional Planning from SPA Delhi. He is Presently Professor and HOD in the Department of Architecture and Planning. He is also Dean Administration in MANIT Bhopal.


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