Module title: Transport Demand Management and Road Safety

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CTR11135
Module leader: Grigorios Fountas
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Civil and Transportation
Prerequisites

none

2019/0, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Grigorios Fountas
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
Teaching methods for will include lectures and problem solving tutorials (LO1-3,5). Directed study tasks will encourage integration of key reading material. (LO4,6) A Virtual Learning Environment is utilised and all course materials including notes and lecture presentations can be accessed. (LO1-LO6)
Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
Module content is developed in consultation with employers and the module contents reflects current industry practices with additional international comparisons of guidance and tools. In addition to the skills of understanding the basics of currently used assessment techniques, the ability to critique these techniques will improve your employability. (LO1-LO6)
Examples used for teaching are derived from transport research and studies, including real project case studies. Research and scholarly activity are also fundamental in your own studies on the module, particularly with reference to the coursework. Students are asked to undertake scholarly activity and research information from research publications, journals and industry websites to assess current developments in Transport Demand Management. (LO1, LO5)


Formative Assessment:
Online Moodle quiz and activities – 1 per unit

Summative Assessment:
1 no. report on Transport Demand Measures
1 no. report on Road Safety Assessment

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 26
Face To Face Tutorial 13
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Independent Learning Guided independent study 158
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1, 2, 3, 4 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Report 50 5, 6 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Development planning – development management, planning applications, Transport Assessment, Masterplanning.
Parking management and analysis.
Street layout and design.
Designing for walking, cycling and inclusive mobility.
Road safety - road collision prevention and reduction procedures, road safety audits

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically assess the relationship between land use planning and transport planning.
LO2: Prepare a Transport Assessment report for a new development using current guidelines.
LO3: Appraise and recommend best practices for designing for parking, walking, cycling and inclusive mobility.
LO4: Examine the design elements and principles of street layouts based on government guidance and policy documents.
LO5: Critically assess road collision data and recommend solutions
LO6: Appraise and critically explore road safety procedures and audits.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
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