856049 Traffic and transport planning - selected topics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Jamson, Samantha
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


This course aims to equip students with a sound understanding of road safety issues associated with different road environments and road user groups. The challenges of road safety in contemporary society in both developed and developing nations will be presented and students will have the opportunity to carry out fieldwork and other interactive activities to supplement formal lectures. By bringing together all aspects road safety, including the contributions of training, new technologies and infrastructure improvements, a holistic approach to road safety management will be presented.

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge of transport planning

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

On completion of the module the students will be able to:
- establish the contribution of different factors to accident causation;
- identify road safety issues in terms of road environments and user type;
- demonstrate data analytic skills;
- develop solutions for road safety issues;
- understand how effective management is a tool for identifying road safety objectives and delivering solutions;
- evaluate priorities of countermeasures;
- communicate issues and solutions to the audience.

Acquired competencies:
Critical thinking, analysis, appraisal, teamworking, communication and dissemination.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.