EGS 2307: TRANSPORTATION PLANNING Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
University Examinations 2016/2017
YEAR III SEMESTER II EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GIS

EGS 2307: TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

DATE: DECEMBER, 2016 TIME: 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and Any Other TWO Questions.

Question One – 30 Marks

a) Define transportation planning. [2 marks]

b) County government of Trans Nzoia wants to prepare a transportation plan. Highlight cardinal steps which need to be adhered to. [6 marks]

c) Briefly discuss two main categories of transport systems. [6 marks]

d) Describe the relationship between land use and transportations. [6 marks]

e) Highlight major causes of road accidents in Kenya. [9 marks]

Question Two – 20 Marks

a) Define environment eternity. [2 marks]

b) Highlight social and environmental impacts caused by transportation systems. [18 marks]

Question Three – 20 Marks

a) Define traffic analysis zone. [2 marks]

b) How does zoning interrelate with transport modeling. [8 marks]

c) Describe the most significant component of urban dynamics. [10 marks]

Question Four – 20 Marks

a) Highlight the differences between public transport and private transport systems. [10 marks]

b) Briefly discuss transportation planning period. [10 marks]

Question Five – 20 Marks

Highlight major policy and transportation planning issues. [20 marks]

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