urban mobility


Teaching will be based on a methodological approach to be applied in developing countries and cities, to meet the requirements of a sustainable development. Controlling the exploding increase in traffic requires the implementation of carefully defined transportation strategies. Implementation plans should conform to quality control plans defining the means of implementation, impact evaluation and the definition of objectives. IT technologies allow for increased productivity. The end result of all of this should contribute to improved quality of life for the urban population.

  • These training courses are mainly targeted to the decision-makers, engineers dealing with transportation issues, and students of the cities which are members of the IMPACTS network in Central Europe or Latin America.

  • The programme of courses will be adapted to the local conditions facing the students.

  • The contents will always be inspired by the principles of sustainable development.

  • The courses will be include numerous case-studies, with both success stories and failures.

  • The course includes internships and technical visits.

  • Contacts will be made with citizen associations advocating specific transportation issues (public transportation, the handicapped, pedestrians, etc )

  • Technical solutions will be described comparatively, and according to the selective criteria used in cost/benefit analysis.

  • Computer models will be described according to the fields of application defined and the most appropriate user methods.


Diagramme: Sustainable development, urban mobility and education

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