Course code APL270

APL270 Introduction to planning of public transport and sustainable transportation systems

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Course responsible: Ulf Rydningen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
60
Teaching exam periods:
January block
Course frequency: Yearly - january block
First time: 2016H
Preferential right:
M-BYREG, M-LA, M-EIE, M-EUTV, B-LI. 
Course contents:
Through lectures, literature studies and discussions with practice field, the students will get an overview of actors, institutions and policy guidelines for planning and implementation of public transport. Topics that will be included in teaching are principles for coordinated land use and transport, travel behavior and modal split, route planning and transport structure. 
Learning outcome:
The course provides a basic introduction to communications with emphasis on the planning of public transport. Students will gain insight and overview of the various forms of public transport and the assumptions required to plan and implement a sustainable public transport services. Students will be able to create a strategy for the implementation of a place adapted public transport services. The course will also provide some introduction to tender description / ordering skills.
Learning activities:
Lectures, literature studies, seminars and group discussions, case based project, company visits
Syllabus:
Reading list are available in Canvas
Prerequisites:
None
Recommended prerequisites:
APL100, EIE100, LAA115, APL108. 
Mandatory activity:
Exercises
Assessment:
written exam
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
GSK
Note:
The course is recommended prior knowledge to LAA 270 Detailed planning of solutions for time, cycling and public transport, APL 360 Regional Planning and LAA310 Development of infrastructure projects in the countryside.
Examiner:
external examiners
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått