Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


A student who has passed the course will be able to:

  • Justify data collection and management methods and technology;
  • Apply trip-based, discrete-choice and activity-based models for transport systems planning;
  • Apply network theory to transport systems planning;
  • Explain differences and similarities between different models used for transport systems planning;
  • Follow scientific literature in transport systems modelling.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2021 - 19.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Claudio Roncoli

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Claudio Roncoli

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    • Introduction to Transport Modelling
    • Data management 
    • Trip generation
    • Trip distribution
    • Modal split
    • Traffic assignment 
    • User equilibrium vs System optimal
    • Activity-based modelling
    • Integrated land-use and transport models

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Calculation exercises, home assignments and project.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact sessions 40 h

    Individual learning 40 h

    Exercises 55 h


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Yhd-71.3235 Traffic Studies and Forecasting

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    10 Reduced Inequality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    13 Climate Action



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