The M.L. Petrovich
Laboratory of Urban Planning

Effective solution of transport and planning issues


The Laboratory of Urban Planning carries out research and academic projects about transport and territory planning. The Laboratory was created to search new ideas, methods and models of spatial development of russian cities that correspond to new social and economic life conditions in the second decade of the 21st century.

What we do

The Laboratory of Urban Planning carries out projects on the following levels: a hub, a district, a city, an agglomeration, a region, a macroregion, a country.
Transport planning
  • rograms of complex development of the transport infrastructure
  • Complex schemes of traffic organization
  • Complex schemes of organizing the public transport services for population
  • Rationale for the development of certain modes of transport
  • Concepts of transport hubs
Strategic and territory planning
Transport parts in:
  • strategies of social and economic development, territory planning schemes
  • city master plans
  • planning projects
  • urban planning rationale
  • investment rationale
  • concept of territory developmen
  • master plans
Transportation systems research
  • Transport modeling
  • Survey and calculation of transport, passenger and pedestrian flows
  • Analysis of GPS tracks and ticket validation data
  • Analysis and forecast of socio-economic development of the territory
  • Organization of sociological studies of mobility of the population
Scientific activity
  • Organization and holding of academic and practice conferences
  • Publishing of professional literature
  • Creation of academic articles
  • Organization of training courses
  • Creation and maintenance of the library collection of transport and urban planning literature
  • Lectures in specialized universities
  • Organization of internships and practices for students

Selected projects

Map of our projects

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