In this course participants will get a general introduction into a) the transport system (which factors drive this system), b) the impact of the transport system on accessibility, safety and the environment, and into c) transport policy making and evaluation methods.
The course consists of four parts:
In Part I (1 day) we describe how the transport system is structured. The topics are:
In Part II (1 day) impacts of the transport system on accessibility, the environment and safety are discussed:
Part III (1 day) gives an introduction in transport policy and related research. The reasons why governments develop transport policies will be explained. Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) and Multi Criteria Analysis (MCA), the two most important methods to ex ante evaluate candidate policy options will be treated. Finally, some dominant transport models and their applications will be discussed.
Part IV (1 day – at least for those who do an assignment; others: on voluntary basis).
Participants present the outline of their assignment. In the group the assignments will shortly be discussed.
Lecturers: Prof. Bert van Wee and Dr. Jan Anne Annema
ECTS: 1 (class) + 4 (class + assignment)
Time: 10.00 – 16.00 h.
Location: Utrecht, Academiegebouw, Domplein 29
Room: Belle van Zuylenzaal
Course dates: 4 Nov / 18 Nov / 2 Dec / 16 Dec
Participation: free for TRAIL/Beta/OML members, others please contact the TRAIL Office