Moise Bitangaza

Moise Bitangaza

Moise Bitangaza, I am currently an MSc Scholar in Highway Engineering and Management at the University of Rwanda. I am doing my research on Traffic congestion analysis and Mobility.

Location Rwanda



  • @ItzelGarciaMejia Fantastic news! Good to hear this at course completion. I have uploaded a simple screenshot pic. I am waiting for the certificate. Thank you very much!

  • My dedicated thanks to course facilitators and mentors for the hard work you did. I have learnt a lot. Sorry for my time did not allow me to finish on normal time, so thanks for this extend period to finish the course.

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    Thank you. It is very interesting to learn with you. Your course is well prepared, and attractive to learning. Thank you very much.

  • For Kigali City, there is lack of cycling infrastructure. Bicycles share the same traffic lane with motorized vehicles. A lot of things need to be done for sustainable mobility as well. My total score is about 38/100.

  • Among the case examples, Hong Kong is a good example for my local context. The lesson is a people-oriented transport system ( with pedestrianization and public spaces) is excellent than current machine favoring streets.
    The barriers are 1. Economy, 2. Human capacity building to bring innovative solutions.
    This would be done regarding local contexts.

  • a very good example of a city with both well-planned transport systems as well as public spaces. very interesting.

  • Wonderfull example of Transit Oriented Urban Development. Thank you for this insightful video

  • I think this the best example of TOD

  • An excellent example. It seems that new suburban development made Freiburg a very special city. Such planning has to be done in all cities, even though they can't the same, however, new innovations can be born around.

  • Very interesting video. I like the what presenter said: " cars as guests" this means a lot in the concept of promoting active and green mobility.

  • Very interesting and good lecture. For me I think jobs distribution and transport infrastructure that allow mass transport and use of paratransit active transport modes can help for accessibility inspite of different income level among people.

  • This new and very interesting lecture to me. I think putting similar consideration to both motorized transport, active travel modes and pedestrianization infrastructure development in cities can change people's attitude not to desire always private cars usage.

  • Dispersed city will continue to exist as people's choice is now stimulating urbanization rather than planned due to insufficient transport infrastructure. Mostly urban areas grow around paved roads.

  • Unplanned city growth happened is a big problem when it comes to modernisation and replanning for sustainable city development and transport as well. It could be very important to plan for every small urban centers that are being auto created.

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    Looking to learn more about ASI framework.

  • Moise Bitangaza made a comment

    Thank you for the content in week 3. It gives us more insights about sustainable transport and a good understanding of what new paradigm shift should be aiming for.

  • The vision in my city is " reduce transport pollution by 70% and electrification of public transport, get more active transport and promote green transport". The policy measures could be prioritized public transport, green transport and active mobility in the city. This strategy will reduce the dependance of private cars and make a shift to public and active...

  • Nice debate as well. With a continuous population growth, transport related problems will continue to rise. However decentralization of commercial and services can help to reduce timely travel demand that are almost cause of congestion and delay during rushing time.

  • Role 1: 134562
    Role 2:341256
    Role 3:431562
    Mass and cheaper transport like BRT is mostly helpfull for lower income countries.

  • Mixed use in the city commercial centres planning can help for not to push lower income people to city peripheral.

  • This is a good example of strategy development. Stakeholders and policymakers for city plan development should be trained for their contribution.

  • Thank you to explain well this ASI framework. Looking to different practical examples and how ASI is linked to economic creteria to convince financial agencies about imprementation of engineering projects to support active mobility and mass transport later than car oriented highway projects that already rooted in highway engineering concepts and practices....

  • I like the meaning of ASI.

  • A very good notes. Setting future vision is very helpful. Vision is already set in my city however this theory of ASI is quite new and non car oriented city maybe a strange ideas. Thank you to bring this. It is a game changer to wards sustainable city and transport as transport is the backborne of city development and quality of life.

  • Very interesting, this a good example. Even though my city is hily and gengle rolling, cycling is very possible especially using electric bicycles. Public spaces are not yet prioritized. However many people do active travel by feet. It would be easier for my city to do what like Netherlands.

  • I hope to learn in details and practical about ASI for sustainable transport. Thanks

  • Moise Bitangaza made a comment

    Thank you very much for this week's course.

  • In my city, let consider an ongoing BRT project. This project is sustainable as it intends to:
    -bring environmental improvement, city aesthetics and reduce congestion
    -reduce delay and provide rapid and regular mass mobility
    promote electrification of transport and enhance first and last-mile connectivity.
    -promote active mobility like cycling

  • I like the definition “Sustainable transport is the provision of services and infrastructure for the mobility of people and goods – advancing economic and social development to benefit today’s and future generations – in a manner that is safe, affordable, accessible, efficient and resilient while minimising carbon and other emissions and environmental...

  • In my city mobility management is an issue. Almost road space is enough for motorized traffic except for some road intersections, but non-motorized traffic seems to have been given less consideration. Improving road intersections and putting non-motorized in the same consideration as motorized transport modes can solve many problems in transport. Then...

  • Nice concept! Private car should be limited and well operated mass transport can solved many problems like congestion, road safety etc. E-mobility can solve air pollution and noise problems. Hope manufacturers will bring quick solution to bring electric motors and reduce internal combustion engines.

  • City corresponds to ‘City A’, is Munich ( Fig. 2.2)
    City corresponds to ‘City B’, is Warsaw ( Fig. 2.2)
    Percentage increase/ decrease in cars per 1000 population from 1995-2012: City A= 3.625% (decrease)
    City B= 78.57% (increase)

    The motorization increase in Kigali City is 12%. A similar city is Vienna

  • Really, safety, congestion and noise are problems related to motorcycles. However, their potential for rapid, accessibility door to door make our preference to motorcycles (moto-taxi) to save time for travel. Proper management and concrete policy are needed to improve this very helpful informal public transport. In addition to that, in my country there is...

  • I think sustainable transport and mobility projects need to meet economic criteria at the same level as traditional car oriented approach and the new shift paradigm should be tought at technical and professional level of transport engineering.

  • It is true "traffic is acting more like a gas than a fluid, and the new space given to the car is filled up almost immediately as people make more and longer trips". In my city, Kigali, about 2/3 of additional highways' space was created in recent 3 years, however, congestion seems to stay as a constant trend and likely to increase soon if same road space...

  • Maybe similar in Africa, car ownership shows people's livability.

  • For my city Kigali, I don't know exact motorization rate, however both motorization rate and GDP are still low. If we can take appropriate measures at this moment, HongKong should be our model example.

  • I think now it is time to replace gasoline internal combustion engine vehicles with electric motor vehicles. Noise and air pollution is an issues in cities today.

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    Looking towards learning with you in this week 2.

  • Moise Bitangaza made a comment

    Thank you for this week1. It was interesting and attractive.

  • Are the modules notes available online. I would like to read some. Thanks

  • Moise Bitangaza made a comment

    It is very helpful to get the real meaning of those most useful terms in transport planning and transportation engineering.

  • Thank you for the overview of the course.

  • I like the idea of sustainable transport and mobility in local contexts. However, the Lack of University programs in some countries on sustainable transport and mobility management is a big obstacle to boost sustainable transport in the local context.

  • Hope to see also a deep dive of different methods and practices used from those case examples in cities shown above. Thank you

  • Always urban, transport, and civil engineering deal with a variety of challenging environments. However, principles, empirical relationships, and case studies help to link multiple criteria to meet both aesthetics, comfort, economic, and sustainability of projects with proper and innovative implementation.

  • In my city, public transport (PT) is operated by private companies and group under surveillance of government institutions in charge. It is well organized with smart system of payment (cashless, using tap and go cards) and minimum bus in city has 30 seat. PT is complemented by private car taxis operated by private company with electronic trip fare metering...

  • Very interesting topic. For many, we spent additional 1-2hours standing in long lines waiting for buses. Normally people are losing much unnecessary time due to poor transport performance and mono-concentration (centralization) of commercial activities and administrative institutions.