Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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: 10.01.2022 - 20.02.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    • 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 for whole curriculum period:

    Calculation exercises, home assignments and project.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact sessions 40 h

    Individual learning 40 h

    Exercises 55 h


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    10 Reduced Inequality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    13 Climate Action


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring III

    2021-2022 Spring III

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.