CEG8424 : Transport Planning and Sustainable Mobility
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Dilum Dissanayake
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
1. To understand transport planning in National, Regional and Local context.
2. To understand Travel/Plan Process.
3. To understand how these plans can be implemented in reality - taking into account behaviour and organisational considerations.
4. To understand how to implement Smarter Choices and sustainable transport concepts.
Outline Of Syllabus
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
Travel Plans as part of Transport Plans - sustainable development commerical/residential (site visit)
Elements of Travel planning
Delivering transport plans (incentives for smarter travel)
Walking, cycling, PT, teleworking
Influencing travel decisions
Personalised travel planning
Park and Ride, PT ticketing/price incentives
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||6||4:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||15:00||15:00||Report on travel plan activity|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||24||0:30||12:00||Revision for examination|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Examination|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||2||3:30||7:00||A travel planning activity using data obtained from university travel plans|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||3:00||3:00||Visit to Homezones to learn how developments there encourages smarter mobility|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||37:00||37:00||Includes background reading and reading of lecture notes for a full understanding of the material.|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Formal lectures are used to provide knowledge about the context of transport planning. Students carry out travel planning activities to reinforce these skills. In addition to the formal lectures, field visits, workshops and several guest lectures will be included to cover the practical implementation of transport plans.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||120||1||A||70||Unseen written examination|
|Report||1||M||30||Travel Plan Activity (1000 words max)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
This module is assessed by written examination and coursework. The examination tests students' knowledge and understanding of underlying issues in the module through written communication. The coursework (a report on Travel Plan Activity) examines the students' decision making skills using a real-world case study.