231.029 Traffic planning
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, VU, 2.0h, 2.5EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... demonstrate and apply the interconnection between stuctures, behaviour and data
... expose the common myths of transport planning
... apply and question the current infrastructure guidelines
... explain the characteristics and needs of different means of transport and to plan accordingly

Subject of course

Basics of transport planning
System behaviour
Pedestrian traffic
Cycle traffic
Public transport
Parking
Capacity and level of service
Designing intersections and profiles
Traffic safety
External effects

Teaching methods

Lectures on different topics
discussion of case studies
conducting a trip with a wheelchair or a stroller (if possible despite COVID-19 measures)
conducting/evaluating a traffic survey and proposing measures

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

All documents and files can be downloaded in the TUWEL course.

Method when switching to online format:
The lecture is held via Zoom or individual lecture units can be made available via peertube.

Exam mode when switching to online format:
The exams will be held online (written exam on paper) via Zoom. The information is provided by TUWEL. The duration of the exam is 90 minutes. Afterwards there is a short window of time for the exam to be scanned and uploaded.

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

Required technical equipment for participation in the course and examination:
To attend the lecture, you only need a device with audio output. For the exam, a setting is required where the student, the workplace and the screen are filmed from the side (including audio).

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed13:00 - 14:3003.03.2021 - 24.03.2021 ZOOM-Link in TUWEL (LIVE)Live lecture
Wed13:00 - 14:0014.04.2021 - 09.06.2021 ZOOM-Link in TUWEL (LIVE)Live questions
Traffic planning - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed03.03.202113:00 - 14:30 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive lecture
Wed10.03.202113:00 - 14:30 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive lecture
Wed17.03.202113:00 - 14:30 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive lecture
Wed24.03.202113:00 - 14:30 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive lecture
Wed14.04.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed21.04.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed28.04.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed05.05.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed12.05.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed19.05.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed26.05.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed02.06.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions
Wed09.06.202113:00 - 14:00 ZOOM-Link in TUWELLive questions

Examination modalities

In written form. To pass VU 231.029 the following steps are necessary:

1. timely submission and positive evaluation of the 1st exercise (protocol of a trip with a wheelchair or a stroller)
2. timely submission and positive evaluation of the 2nd exercise (group work on road design, conflict analysis or PT line)
3. passing the written exam

Examination dates can be found in TISS. Starting in May or June there will be roughly 1 exam per month, also in the summer holidays and during the winter semester.

The written exam must be undertaken until december, otherwise the results of the exercises expire.

The grade consists of the results of the exercises and of the written exam. All parts need to be positive.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed16:00 - 17:3003.11.2021 ZOOM-Link in TUWELwritten02.09.2021 00:00 - 01.11.2021 00:00TISSPrüfung Verkehrsplanung (5)
Wed16:00 - 17:3001.12.2021 ZOOM-Link in TUWELwritten02.09.2021 00:00 - 29.11.2021 00:00TISSPrüfung Verkehrsplanung (6)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
18.02.2021 00:00 09.04.2021 00:00

Registration modalities

Nur für UE notwendig, nicht für VO-Teil! (s.a. TUWEL)

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 265 Civil Engineering 4. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available. The study sheets are available electronically on TUWEL. The printed version is in the Grafischen Zentrum HTU, Freihaus, available. Price: EUR 17.00

Previous knowledge

None

Continuative courses

Language

German