230.030 Active Mobility - Cycling and Walking in the City
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, RV, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: RV Lecture Series

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to have an overview of the diverse facets of urban walking and (sub-)urbancycling. This includes the (historic) evolution and today's significance as mode of transport, for leisure and in a social context.


Subject of course

The lecture series looks at (sub-)urban cycling from a multitude of viewpoints: The importance for a transport system of a city; planning for walking and cycling and design of riding and parking infrastructure; the history of cycling and bicycles; medical implications & safety; cultural importance and the state in society, and other topics.

Teaching methods

The lecture includes talks on the many facets of urban walking and cycling. Talks are being enriched with interactive elements, such as live surveys on behaviour of the attending students.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Vortragende im SS 2020:

  • 04.03.: Maria Grundner - Barrierefrei mobil in Wien
  • 11.03.: Till Koglin - Die Politik von Fahrradinfrastruktur
  • 18.03.: Florian Lorenz - Transformationen im öffentlichen Raum: Forschung, Planung und Aktivismus
  • 25.03.: Peter Feldkamp - "Der Volksentscheid Fahrrad Berlin und seine Umsetzung"
  • 30.03.: Rachel Aldred - The politics of cycling research: policy, culture, and identity (Achtung, geänderte Zeit und Ort: MON, 1800h, HS 7 "Schütte-Lihotzky")
  • 22.04.: Stefan Schmidt & Daniel Zimmermann - Schwammstadt für Stadtbäume - Raum für Wurzeln unter Belägen
  • 29.04.: Klaus Renoldner - "Triple Benefit Principle"
  • 06.05.: Romain Molitor & Olivia Kantner - "Radverkehrsplanungs-Tool Luxembourg"
  • 13.05.: Josip Rotar - "Advocacy activities go city parliament"
  • 20.05.: Martin Loidl - (Geo-) Daten für ein besseres Verständnis von Fahrradmobilität
  • 27.05.: Markus Wolf - Seheinschränkungen und Shared Space
  • 03.06.: Martina Jauschneg & Martin Niegl - The ultimate mobility gaming experience challenge
  • 10.06.: Margarida Coelho - Life Cycle thinking of active mobility: from product development to the impact assessment
  • 17.06.: Eva Kail - Stadt Fair Teilen: Gender, Diversity und Inklusionsaspekte - Gute Beispiele




Course dates

Wed18:00 - 20:0004.03.2020 - 11.03.2020EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Schopf
Active Mobility - Cycling and Walking in the City - Single appointments
Wed04.03.202018:00 - 20:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Schopf
Wed11.03.202018:00 - 20:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Schopf

Examination modalities

Schriftlicher Leistungsnachweis.

Entfällt wegen coronavirus-bedingtem Distance-Learning.

Prüfungstermin(e): Am Ende des Semesters, werden gesondert bekannt gegeben.

Am Ende des Semesters, werden gesondert bekannt gegeben.

Am Ende des Semesters, werden gesondert bekannt gegeben.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 15:0006.10.2022Hörsaal 15 written15.07.2022 12:00 - 03.10.2022 12:00TISSPrüfung 07 (2022-10-06, 1330h, HS15)
Thu10:00 - 12:0026.01.2023Hörsaal 15 written31.10.2022 12:00 - 23.01.2023 12:00TISSPrüfung01_2023-01-26_1000h_HS15

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2020 00:00 30.04.2020 23:55 30.04.2020 23:55

Registration modalities

über TISS



No lecture notes are available.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


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