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.

2021S, RV, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: RV Lecture Series
  • Format: Distance Learning

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 2021:

  • 03.03.2021: Annika Schröder (Stadt Münster, DEU) - Münster auf dem Weg zur Fahrradstadt 2.0 - Maßnahmen für die Fahrradmobilität von heute und morgen
  • 10.03.2021: Carlton Reid (Contributor to Forbes & Guardian, Newcastle, GBR) - How cyclists became the pioneers of motoring (EN)
  • 17.03.2021: Hanna Schwarz (Geht-doch.Wien) - “You never walk alone” - Interventionen im und für den Öffentlichen Raum
  • 24.03.2021: Susanne Wrighton (ehemals FGM AMOR, Graz) - Das Cargo-Bike: gut für Mensch, Umwelt und die Wirtschaft
  • 14.04.2021: Sven Lißner (TU Dresden, DEU) - GPS-Daten von Radfahrenden - Analyse und Anwendungsfälle in der Planung
  • 21.04.2021: Erik van den Eijnden (Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Affairs, Directorate-General for Mobility, Den Haag, NED) - The Dutch way: combining the best of both bicycling culture and spatial planning & design thinking (EN)
  • 28.04.2021: Wolfgang Rauh (ehemals VCÖ - Verkehrsclub Österreich, Wien) - Aktivverkehr fördern durch bessere Fahrradkultur und den Abbau von Vorurteilen
  • 05.05.2021: Korbinian Kroiß (nonconform, Rosenheim, DEU) - Vom Donut zum Krapfen - Theorie und Praxis zur Revitalisierung von Ortskernen
  • 12.05.2021: Gerald Franz (Urban Innovation, Wien) - Mobilitätsmaßnahmen im Wohnbau
  • 19.05.2021: Juliane Stark (Univ. für Bodenkultur, Wien) - Bewegungsaktive Alltagsmobilität von Kindern und Jugendlichen - Bedeutung, Trends, Herausforderungen
  • 26.05.2021: Sandor Bekesi (Wien Museum, Wien) - Umkämpfter Stadtraum. Zur Mobilitätsgeschichte des Gehsteigs in Wien
  • 02.06.2021: Cynthia Echave (Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association, Barcelona, ESP) - Resilient urban planning including superblocks as a strategy (EN)
  • 09.06.2021: Wolfgang Feigl (Stadt Graz) - Radoffensive Großraum Graz 2020-2030: Erste Erfahrungen aus der Praxis
  • 16.06.2021: Adam Ungvarai (Univ. Debrecen, HUN) - Modal Split ist nicht gleich Modal Split - Radfahren in Ungarn
  • 23.06.2021: Barbara Laa & Ulrich Leth (TU Wien & Platz für Wien, Wien) - Platz für Wien: Campaigning für klimagerechte Verkehrspolitik

Method when switching to online format:
The lecture is held via Zoom.

Exam mode when switching to online format:
The exams are held in the TUWEL online exam format via Zoom. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes.

Assessment scheme for the online exam:
The assessment and the scoring remain unchanged.

Required technical equipment for participation in the course and examination:
A device with a camera and microphone through which the Zoom meeting runs is required for the participation in the lectures.
The following applies to the test: The camera must be positioned so that the workstation and screen of the second device are clearly visible.
The microphone must be switched on for the entire duration of the examination. Loudspeakers should be used instead of headphones or headsets.



Course dates

Wed18:00 - 19:3003.03.2021 - 23.06.2021 (LIVE)Live Online-Vorlesung
Active Mobility - Cycling and Walking in the City - Single appointments
Wed03.03.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed10.03.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed17.03.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed24.03.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed14.04.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed21.04.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed28.04.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed05.05.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed12.05.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed19.05.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed26.05.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed02.06.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed09.06.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed16.06.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung
Wed23.06.202118:00 - 19:30 Live Online-Vorlesung

Examination modalities

Written examination

For exam eligibility obligatory attendance at 10 out of 15 total distance learning sessions.

Examination dates will be published separately at the end of the semester.

Examination registration: at the end of the semester. Will be published separately.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.02.2021 00:00 30.04.2021 23:55 30.04.2021 23:55

Registration modalities

über TISS



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