856111 Pedestrian and bicycle traffic

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Meschik, Michael
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Selected topics from pedestrian- and bicycle traffic are elaborated
In addition to lecture lecture 856.110 this seminar opens the possibility to look into details. Students are required to deepen their knowledge in a special topic on vulnerable road users based on literature and web-based research.

The work is handled in small groups and you will:
choose a specific topic from given contents or propose a topic individually according to your interests,
discuss the contents and the main working steps beforehand,
perform a literature & web research,
work on the subject receiving guidance and feedback,
present the outcomes and discuss them in the seminar,
write a conclusive essay on the findings (10-20 pages in English).

Previous knowledge expected

Knowledge in non motorized traffic (e.g. lecture 856.110)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students are required to accomplish non-motorized traffic research in small teams. The results are presented and discussed. The seminar aims at procuring a basic understanding of non-motorized traffic. Students should develop the skills required to design appropriate facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. They should also be able to evaluate such facilities in terms of their safety, functionality and efficiency.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.