SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT PLANNING


COURSE CONTENTS

The course will cover the following topics:

Sustainability; definitions and indicators.

Transport Master Plans vs. Sustainable (Urban) Transport (Mobility) Plans.

Developing the SUMP – the process.

Case Studies.

Developing a Sustainable (Urban) Mobility) Plan.

Criteria of evaluation (environment, time, security and safety, macro- and micro transport account etc.).

Travel behaviour, travel patterns.

Practical work – assessment of indicators.

Travel behaviour & Mobility Management; definition, approaches, goals.

Soft measures in transportation planning.

Methods and models for encourage the travel behaviour change.

Travel awareness; concepts. Travel awareness campaigns.

(Best) practice study, success stories.

 

Mobility planning for vulnerable and handicapped.

Special needs for vulnerable traveller.

Special needs for handicapped persons.

Case studies.

 

Practical work – project.


STUDY MATERIALS:

  • Collection of slides of the lectures
  • Guidelines: Developing and Implementing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) available at: eltis.org/mobility-plans/
  • Transport Learning: 2012, available at: transportlearning.net
  • Hutton B., Planning Sustainable Transport, Routeledge, 2013