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Transport Studies Unit

Transport Studies Unit

Governing Transitions in Urban Transport

Governing Transitions in Urban Transport

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26-29 June 2018

Cities are increasingly the places where technological, behavioural and institutional transitions in transport have the greatest impact. This course explores how such transformations can be facilitated and steered through policy and planning.

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Health, Wellbeing and Transport December 2017

Health, Wellbeing and Transport December 2017

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5-8 December 2017

Increasingly, concerns about health outcomes in a range of contexts are linked to transport and mobility issues. This course considers health, wellbeing and social equity across spatial scales, geographical contexts and transport modes. It specifically concentrates on the relationships between urban form and design, mobility practices, and physical and mental well-being. Particular emphasis will be placed on the potential contribution of walking, cycling and public transport services to healthy cities.

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New Technologies and Changing Behaviours

New Technologies and Changing Behaviours

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13-16 March 2018

Globally, transport is undergoing important changes in technology and user behaviour. This course offers the latest thinking on how such changes can be understood, and what their interactions mean for the future of transport demand. It explores emerging contemporary mobility cultures in different global regions, the diffusion of new technologies and new perspectives on their role, changing behaviours and energy reduction, and the sociocultural dynamics of behaviour change.

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