The rapid, disorderly and disorderly growth of cities seriously undermines existing transport systems and considerably strengthens the challenge of creating new transport systems, particularly in developing countries. This on-line training offers alternative solutions and approaches to urban transport planning, aimed at ensuring sustainable urban mobility in developing cities.
OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE
This course aims to strengthen the capacity of local decision-makers and urban and transport planners to formulate and implement sustainable transport policies in developing countries.
Urban growth and strategies for sustainable urban transport
Municipal Mobility Management
Public transport services
Management, Financing and Institutions
Energy and environment
Social dimension and security
This 6-module course is based on adult learning principles. Each module includes readings, self-assessment activities and quizzes. Students will also participate in practical and collaborative activities. These activities include a case study, where each participant applies the knowledge gained, as well as peer reviews and group discussions. Learning activities are distributed in such a way as to ensure the achievement of learning objectives in a flexible manner. All learning activities are supervised by a high-level transportation expert.
The course is aimed at urban and transport planners, local government decision-makers, representatives of transport service providers (national governments, the private sector and NGOs) and international organizations involved in the transport sector worldwide whole. It is advisable to have basic knowledge about urban transport and / or planning issues.
DURATION OF THE COURSE AND WORK LOAD
This training will be provided over a period of 12 weeks. The workload is estimated at about 4 hours of work per week.
A certificate of completion will be issued to participants who have completed all mandatory activities and obtained an overall average of at least 70%. A Participation Certificate will be issued to participants who have completed all fiscal years but have a final score below 70%.