Sustainable Transport in the UK
Learn how the UK can transition to sustainable travel
Since the 1950s, urban planning in the UK has had a huge focus on car travel. However, as we look to tackle the climate crisis we must turn to more sustainable modes of transport.
On this three-week course, you’ll learn how the UK can progress towards more sustainable travel behaviours.
You’ll delve into transport planning to understand how this influences current mobility patterns, and how policy measures can be used to make a change towards greener travel.
Unpack the history of UK transport
You’ll start by diving into the history of transport planning in the UK.
This knowledge will help you understand how the UK has arrived at its current mobility patterns, and the challenges to overcome to achieve a more sustainable transport system.
Delve into different urban planning examples
Next, you’ll see sustainable urban transport in action as you explore new streetscape projects in Oxford, cycling facilities in Copenhagen, urban renewal in Manchester, and orbital public transport in Helsinki.
You’ll also explore the use of low emission vehicles in Milton Keynes and integrated transport and urban planning in Malmö.
With this knowledge, you’ll gain a deeper understanding into the process of prioritising sustainable transport.
Learn from the experts at the University College London
Throughout the course, you’ll be guided by the specialists at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.
With their expertise and world-leading research, you’ll finish the course with the skills and knowledge to advocate for sustainable transport in the UK.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those working in government, transport or urban planning consultancy, students, and anyone interested in transport and sustainability.
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