Transport & Infrastructure Planning

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Transport & Infrastructure Planning

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Urban Studies and Planning

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    PLAN1001 or GN152

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    2
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description
    Planning for sustainable transport, mobility and accessibility. Planning for various urban infrastructure such as water supply and management, and waste treatment and disposal, and electricity.
     
     
    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    1. Understand the interaction between transportation and other infrastructure with land use and the wider urban context, including their contribution towards the development of an inclusive, liveable and sustainable city.
    2. Discuss concepts, principles, policies and practices in urban transport and infrastructure planning.
    3. Comprehend individual mobility and accessibility needs, transport mode options, and travel behaviour preferences.
    4. Apply concepts and principles in transport and/or infrastructure planning to a team-based project.
    5. Engage, communicate with and elicit perception from a range of actors and stakeholders about their challenges, options and solutions in transport and infrastructure.
    6. Demonstrate the ability to be able to reflect on transport and infrastructure planning practice.
     
    Class Contact
    2 Lecture hours, 1 Contact hour
     
     
    Assessment Summary
    Participation: 10%
    Project: 40%
    Reflection: 20%
    Final Exam: 30%

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