|School||Cardiff School of Planning and Geography|
|External Subject Code||K460|
|Number of Credits||20|
|Language of Delivery||English|
|Module Leader||Dr Shin Lee|
This module introduces to students transport systems in selected cities around the world. It addresses the co- evolution of land use and transport planning; assesses the health of travel mode share; and relates this to the overall performance of the city. This will involve investigation into the schemes and policies implemented in these cities for promoting sustainable transport including walking, cycling and public transport. Drawing from experiences in a range of cities the module attempts to identify the ingredients of a well-balanced travel mode share and evaluates the transferability of successful policies and schemes in some of the world’s celebrated cities.
By the end of the module students should be able to:
The module will be delivered by lectures, seminars, and field study visits.
Individual Briefing (25%)
Individual Report (75%)
World Cities Best Practices: Innovations in Transportation, October 2008, New York City Planning Department http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/pdf/transportation/world_cities_full.pdf.
World Cities Research: final report on world cities, March 2005, CfIThttp://www.isfort.it/sito/ricerca/Opmus/Studi/CTIF_GrandiCitta.pdf179.
The London Plan: Spatial Development Strategy for Greater London (consultation draft replacement plan), October 2009, GLA, London
The Mayor’s Transport Strategy, May 2010, GLA, London
Transport in Paris: a delegation’s visit to Paris, July 2003, London Assembly Transport Committee, London
Cervero, R (1998) The transit metropolis: a global inquiry. Island Press: Washington DC.
Dolowitz, D (2000) Policy Transfer and British Social Policy – Learning from the USA? Open University Press: Buckingham and Philadelphia.