CIVITAS essentials

Traffic and Mobility Fundamentals


Description

This e-course intends to provide the basics of traffic and mobility system. It presents frameworks, background and examples in order to help explain. It will help to better answer questions such as What is the cause of traffic problems in my city? How to tackle them? What is the role of citizens and other stakeholders? After this course you will know the basic principles of the traffic and transportation system. It will contribute to a systematic and more effective approach of policy making and implementation.

Content
  • Course introduction
  • Block 1: What is mobility?
  • Introduction Block 1
  • About Mobility
  • Introduction to the three market model
  • Market of activities
  • Market of transportation services
  • Market of traffic
  • Test block 1
  • Block 2: Transportation networks and land use planning
  • Introduction Block 2
  • Land Use Planning and Mobility
  • Case: design of happy cities
  • Transportation Networks
  • Planning hierarchy
  • Test block 2
  • Block 3: Mobility behaviour
  • Introduction Block 3
  • Mobility behaviour in general
  • Psychological perspective
  • Economical perspective
  • Geographical perspective
  • Test block 3
  • Block 4: Modelling and monitoring
  • Introduction Block 4
  • What is a model?
  • Components of a traffic model
  • Applications and limitations
  • Monitoring
  • Test block 4
  • Block 5: policy making
  • Introduction Block 5
  • External effects
  • Health benefits of active mobility
  • Role of the government
  • Demand and supply driven measures
  • Test block 5
  • Block 6: Final test
  • Introduction Block 6
  • Final test
  • The End
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever