Event date:
Nov 10 2023 11:00 am

Importance of Data in Transportation Engineering and Planning

Hashim Raza Rizvi Ph.D
SBASSE 10-204
Importance of traffic data and its applications in transportation engineering is imperative in transportation system design, planning, safety and maintenance. The short-term counts serve the purpose for projects but planning and maintenance require more robust and permanent counts. Census data collection is the future of transportation engineering.

Following topics will be covered:

Data Collection Techniques
Emerging new techniques in traffic data collection. Parameters, types and Quality of data.
Data Applications

Where the traffic data is used
Data Storage and Management

Where and how to store such big data base. Its management and transfer techniques.
Which subjects are beneficial for Civil Students in General

Main subjects that can benefit students to coop with data collection and analysis in future.