Environmental effects of transport

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
PhD
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
2
PERIOD
01/01/2023 to 01/01/2023

Course Description

Transport- environment, factors of environmental impact, the problem of sustainability. Mitigation of environmental impacts of transport, regulations, policies, tendencies, practices. Local and international case studies. EIA, decision making, preparation of decisions on the field of transport infrastructure development. Integration of transport and land use policies. Environmental conflicts of freight transport, intermodality and transit policies. Environmental costs of transport, the case of externalities, prices and charges. Urban transport, opportunities of sustainable urban environmental management, integration of environmentally sound mobility forms. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. Demand management, parking and road charges. Requirements of fuel efficiency, alternative fuels, energy efficient and environmentally enhanced vehicles.

Educational-info

Competences

The student gets acquainted with the environmental factors of the environment, its impact processes, the problem of sustainability. It will be able to identify, quantify and mitigate the environmental impacts of transport. Learn about the direction of regulations, policies, and trends. With the help of domestic and international examples, case studies open their minds.

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

2

Validation mode

Written examination

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Department

Department of Transport Technology and Economics

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