Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Short Courses (CPD)

Short Courses (CPD)

About the Course

Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility

Understand transport planning in national, regional and local contexts and the travel/plan process.

You'll find out:

  • how plans can be implemented in reality, taking into account behaviour and organisational considerations
  • how to implement Smarter Choices and sustainable transport concepts

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is primarily aimed at those wanting to develop an appreciation of the transport planning process across a variety of spatial scales and understand how the Smarter Mobility agenda can be implemented through various means.

This course is also delivered on at least one of the Faculty's Masters programmes in the School of Engineering, and you will attend alongside full and part time registered students.

Course Dates

  • Monday 29 October - Friday 2 November 2018: Date not confirmed
Endorsed by:
Endorsed by Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility endorsed by Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Objectives and Outline

Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility

Course Objectives

The course provides you with a knowledge of:

  • how Transport Plans are created and linked in to the delivery of policies
  • national, regional and local funding
  • maintaining and implementing Transport Plans
  • influencing travel decisions
  • provision of travel information

Course Outline

  • Policy implemented by transport plans
  • Plans: creation and the link to policy; National, Regional; Local (LTP, LSTF); funding as part of the process
  • Maintaining and implementing Transport Plans
  • International variations
  • Travel Plans as part of Transport Plans: commercial/residential sustainable development (site visit)
  • Elements of travel planning
  • Delivering Transport Plans: incentives for smarter travel
  • Walking, cycling, public transport, teleworking
  • Influencing travel decisions
  • Travel Information
  • Personalised travel planning
  • Park and Ride, public transport ticketing/price incentives
  • Marketing
Endorsed by:
Endorsed by Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility endorsed by Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Course Dates

  • Monday 29 October - Friday 2 November 2018: Date not confirmed

Further Information

Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility

Academic Module Outline

This course is also delivered as a Module (code CEG8424) on at least one of the Faculty's Masters programmes, the majority of which can be studied part time, making them suitable for those in employment. You will attend with full and part time registered students. The Academic Module Outline is available via the University's Module Catalogue.

Update to Course Content

Please note that our courses are reviewed regularly, both in response to feedback and so that information about recent research and developments can be included. Thus, content may be subject to change.

Presenters

Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility

Presenters

Newcastle University

School of Engineering

Industry Professionals
  • To be confirmed

Fees

Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility

Fees

  • Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility
    • £1325

We offer a 30 percent discount to full time students and to Newcastle University staff.

The course fee includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

[ Information about Cancellations ]

Formal assessment may be available for this Course. Assessment attracts an additional fee of £365, and delegates will be issued with a transcript and Certificate of Credit Achieved.