2019 City/Transport Planning and the Environment

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Instructor(s)
Muromachi Yasunori 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon7-8(G324)  
Group
-
Course number
UDE.P404
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/10
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

Following introduction, this course focuses on air pollution, global warming, noise and other elements of the environment which city/transport planning should cover. Theoretical issues such as externality and public goods as well as practical concerns such as EIA are also discussed.

Student learning outcomes

The objective is to understand mechanism of and possible policy measures for environmental issues in city/transport planning sector.

Keywords

Urban planning, Transport planning, Environment, Climate change

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Lecture

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 General perspective on environmental issues in city/transport planning Overviewing general perspective on environmental issues in city/transport planning
Class 2 History of city/transport planning and the environment Reviewing history of city/transport planning and the environment
Class 3 Mechanism of air pollution Understanding mechanism of air pollution
Class 4 Measures for air pollution Reviewing measure for air pollution
Class 5 Impact of climate change Understanding impact of climate change
Class 6 Measure for climate change Reviewing measure for climate change
Class 7 Noise and other pollution Understanding noise and other pollution
Class 8 Basics of environmental economics Understanding basics of environmental economics

Textbook(s)

None

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

The 1st report on power train and air pollution, and the 2nd report on noise, climate change and environmental economics

Related courses

  • None

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None

Other

None

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