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Discover the different dimensions of sustainable urban mobility, including the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework with Transforming Urban Mobility - Introduction to Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities at UCL by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive cities.Transforming Urban Mobility - Introduction to Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities at UCL by FutureLearn 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.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • How transport affects our cities
  • The Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework for developing sustainable urban mobility
  • Integrated urban planning and transpor

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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