Course: Town Planning in Transport

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Course title Town Planning in Transport
Course code KTRD/PUPLK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ledvinová Michaela, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction. History of urban and transport development. Principals of sustainable urban development. Spatial development policy of the Czech Republic. Tools, tasks and objectives in urban planning. Urban planning and transport. Expressways, highways and urban roads. Intersections - intersection turning movements, areas of collisions. Technical aspects and aspects of urban design and landscape architecture in expressway and highway design. Relation in urban structure and road network structures. Traffic calming tools and measures. Traffic calmed areas. Footways, pedestrian crossing, other crossing places and measures to increase safety of pedestrian. Infrastructure for cycling.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training
  • unspecified - 16 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 25 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 25 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective is to acquaint students with problems of landscape planning activities in transport.
Students will obtain basic knowledge of existing legislation, norms and technical conditions related to land use plannning and road design inside and outside of the urban areas in the Czech Republic. On the basis of these guidelines students will be able to design measures to promote sustainable mobility, traffic calming in urban areas as well as infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

For students of the full-time study participation in an examination is conditioned by obtaining a course credit. The obtained course credit confirms that the full-time student attended the lessons in the required amount, that he/she met the requirements for acquiring the course credit and may proceed to take the examination. Conditions for acquiring the course credit are stipulated by the teacher during the first week of the semester lecture period. The examination in the subject (its form, content and duration) is determined in compliance with the Study and Examination Regulations of the University of Pardubice.
Recommended literature
  • Hollarek,T. Doprava v územním plánování. Žilina, 1996.
  • Kotas, Patrik. Dopravní systémy a stavby. Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2002. ISBN 80-01-02321-4.
  • Ledvinová, Michaela. Územní plánování v dopravě studijní opora. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7395-650-9.
  • MAIER, K. Územní plánování a udržitelný rozvoj. Praha, 2009.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control (2013) Transportation and communications 1 Summer
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control (2016) Transportation and communications 1 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control (2014) Transportation and communications 1 Summer