Transportation Engineering is a discipline of Civil Engineering taught at the undergraduate level and as a specialist at the postgraduate level across engineering colleges in India. It is the application of technology and scientific principles concerned with the planning, functional design, operation and management of facilities for any mode of transportation. This is expected to provide for the safe, efficient, rapid, comfortable and convenient movement of people and goods. Budding engineers are introduced to urban planning model, estimation of trip generation, trip distribution, mode choice and route assignment. Furthermore, they are introduced to sophisticated forecasting which includes aspects of traveller decisions, auto ownership, trip chaining and the choice of residential and business location.