Single-Course Danish 10 ECTS

Traffic and Transport Planning

Overall Course Objectives

The student will acquire knowledge and understanding of methods, and skills in practical solutions of traffic and transport planning problems. And having a sustainable approach.

Learning Objectives

  • identify and analyse mobility problems, including understanding the importance of intelligent transport systems (ITS) and using ITS technologies to achieve efficient use of infrastructure
  • define and program mobility improvement projects
  • apply the profession’s methods and tools in problem solutions
  • assess the consequences of own and others’ solutions
  • consider the different modes of transportation
  • plan and design mobility solutions
  • reflect on and justify the choice of solutions
  • explain the group’s co-operation, focusing on the interaction between international and Danish students

Course Content

In the project group, you must, together with the teachers, select a mobility problem and provide alternative solutions through which you will get an overview of
– Methods and tools in traffic planning.
– Project management.
– Road safety.
– Speed.
– Planning and design of roads and paths.
– Car traffic
– Bus transport.
– Walking and cycling.
– Assessment of environmental, road safety and socio-economic impact.

Recommended prerequisites

Teaching Method

Lectures by experts working with sustainable mobility and planning.
Course project, to be solved in groups. Selected mobility problems are to be described, analyzed, and solved, and solutions impact to be assessed.



Research group: Production, Transportation and Planning
Mobilitet, Transport og Logistik : 4. semester
Bygningsdesign: Valgfag
Miljø og Infrastruktur : valgfag

The assessment is based on the course project carried out during the course, the process document, and a presentation and discussion about the project, related to the professional subjects of the course.

For groups mixing exchange students and Danish students, the evaluation will also focus on differences in the group members’ professional, linguistic and study cultural background, as well as the group’s initiatives to overcome these differences.

See course in the course database.





13 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62381
Course type Graduate Engineer
Semester start Week 5
Semester end Week 19
Days Tues 13-17, Fri 8-12

15.000,00 DKK