Course: Chapters from Safety and Sustainable Traffic

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Course title Chapters from Safety and Sustainable Traffic
Course code KGG/KBUD
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hercik Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Bíl Michal, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Assessment of accident frequency on roads - Vulnerable road users - Transport safety and methods of hazardous road location identification - Data - Critical transport infrastructure, road network vulnerability and robustness, road network risk assessment - Sustainable urban transportation, examples on non-motor transport support, active transportation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 36 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course gives insight into several fields of transportation research, specifically on traffic safety, assessment of hazardous locations and conflicts, road network vulnerability analyses, sustainable urban transport and active transportation.
Widening the understanding on the transportation.
Prerequisites
Knowledge within the scope compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Seminar Work

At least 66 % attendance at lectures.
Recommended literature
  • - Rodrigue, J.P., Comtois, C., Slack, B.. (2013). The geography of transport systems.. London.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - Winter