Critically assesses the role of transportation in sustainable development. The complex relations between different transport alternatives and key aspects of society, economy and environment are examined. Transformative possibilities towards more sustainable transport futures are identified and critically assessed.
Module 1: The big picture of transport and sustainability
Module 2: Looking locally at transport and sustainability
Module 3: Exploring technologies for change
Module 4: Planning communities for change
Module 5: Policy making and regulating for change
Module 6: Looking further towards the future.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||conceptualise transportation through a sustainability lens|
|2||critique the relationships between existing mobility paradigms and the economy, society and environment|
|3||plan for a more sustainable mobility future|
|4||appraise the barriers to and facilitators of change in transport systems.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- conceptualise transportation through a sustainability lens
- critique the relationships between existing mobility paradigms and the economy, society and environment
- plan for a more sustainable mobility future
- appraise the barriers to and facilitators of change in transport systems.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Teaching and assessment
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