Activity: Talks and presentations › Conference presentations
Maria Josefina Figueroa Meza - Course lecturer
Course 42273 “Planning for Sustainable Urban Development” is dedicated to building competences on key areas of sustainable urban planning such as: a) the effective interaction between regional and local land use & spatial planning and provision of transport services, urban design integrating non-motorized mobility and quality of life; b) the assessment of current trends and the contribution of sustainable urban development practices according to social, environmental, economic and climate indicators; d) the role of stakeholders and planners in the governance of sustainability practices and transitions. Course 42273 introduces students to a variety of city case studies where key practices and policies have been implemented and to the debates on the effectiveness of approaches such as: compact development, transit oriented development, congestion pricing, fast transit systems, shared spaces, walkable and cycle-friendly neighborhoods, stakeholder involvement. Through group work with case examples and invited guests the implications of different practices for achieving urban sustainability and climate goals are identified.
1 Feb 2011 → 15 Jun 2011
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