856102 Transport planning and travel behaviour

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Dürhammer, Tobias , Hodosi, Vanessa , Rebernik, Maximilian , Bachinger, Simon , Stark, Juliane , Roider, Oliver , Pfaffenbichler, Paul Christian , Meschik, Michael , Berger, Wolfgang Josef , Gühnemann, Astrid
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Introduction: the activities and areas of responsibility associated with transport planning, guiding principles in transport planning over time, sustainable development and mobility
basics and terms/definitions: mobility and traffic, accessibility, transport supply and demand, different modes of transport, development of mobility and traffic, key mobility figures, trends in mobility development
Planning – process, assessment and framework conditions, overview on planning strategies, basics of planning, planning steps, objectives and indicators, assessment tools and decision aids, environmental impact assessment
Survey methodology, types of mobility surveys, surveys of flowing traffic (motorised, non-motorised, PT), stationary traffic, all traffic modes, other surveys, practical steps in surveys
Transport demand and supply: overview and interaction, influencing factors, modelling
Traffic safety, environmental impacts: safety, noise pollution, greenhouse gas emissions GHG, energy consumption, air pollution, calculation of pollutants emission and immission, land and nature consumption

Mobility survey and analyse of the traffic behaviour and the mode supply regarding the trip from home to university.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

to provide a basic understanding of transport planning and mobility and to introduce the main procedures
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