Transforming Urban Mobility: Introduction to Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities
UCL (University College London)
  • Start Date: 04 Oct, 2021
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Discover the different dimensions of sustainable urban mobility, including the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how urban mobility projects can help to create sustainable cities


Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive cities.


This course considers the impacts of motorisation, our current unsustainable travel patterns, and the framework for changing to sustainable urban mobility.


Understand the components of a sustainable urban mobility strategy


You’ll explore the impacts of different transport systems and discover approaches to transport planning that help cities become more sustainable.


You’ll also examine the different dimensions of sustainable urban mobility, including the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework, which strives to achieve significant GHG emission reductions, reduced energy consumption, less congestion, with the final objective being to create more liveable cities.


Discover how sustainable urban mobility is most effectively delivered


You’ll understand the role of urban planning in supporting the use of public transport, walking and cycling, and how integrated solutions can work across cities worldwide.


You’ll experience how integrated urban and transport planning helps improve the welfare of people and their communities, shaping travel behaviours and neighborhoods into healthier, more efficient spaces.


You’ll also consider how sustainable land use planning helps improve the welfare of people and their communities, shaping their urban areas and neighborhoods into healthier, more efficient spaces.


Learn from planning experts at the UCL Bartlett School of Planning and the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI)


The Bartlett School of Planning is one of the leading research-led planning schools in the world. In collaboration with TUMI, you’ll learn about planning, design and management of cities, their transport systems, and how you can shape their future.


The course is best suited to transport and city planning practitioners in both the Global South and Global North, including in Africa, Latin America and Asia.


This includes academics, researchers, students and those working in national and city authorities, consultancies, and civil society. It’s also suited to those who are simply interested in learning more about sustainable urban mobility.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

UCL (University College London)

UCL was founded in 1826. It was the first English university established after Oxford and Cambridge, the first to open up university education to those previously excluded from it, and the first to provide systematic teaching of law, architecture and medicine.

UCL is among the world’s top universities, as reflected by performance in a range of international rankings and tables. UCL currently has over 35,000 students from 150 countries and over 11,000 staff. UCL’s annual income is more than £1 billion.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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