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About

Examine how different types of public transport can be employed to make urban transport more sustainable with Transforming Urban Mobility - Components of 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 sustainable cities.On Transforming Urban Mobility - Components of Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities at UCL by FutureLearn , you’ll consider the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework – particularly the ‘Shift’ and ‘Improve’ dimensions – as key components of a sustainable urban mobility strategy.

Learn why sustainable cities are important

As cities grow, transport and city planners have to identify how to reduce emissions in an urban landscape still dominated by cars.Creating transport systems that encourage sustainable travel behaviours is crucial. You’ll learn how to improve public transport, walking and cycling and how to improve the environmental impact of vehicles.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Travel demand management
  • Public transport
  • Walking, public spaces, and cycling
  • Low-emission vehicles
  • Decision-making processes and participation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 35 days
    • 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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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is intended for transport and city planning practitioners in the Global South, including in Africa, South America, and Asia. This includes academics, researchers, students, and those working in national and city authorities, consultancies, and civil society.
  • It will have wider interest for other interested stakeholders and members of the public, including for those in the Global North. Indeed, it will be of interest for anyone who is keen to understand how sustainable urban mobility can support the planning of great cities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.

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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