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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Environmental effects of transport
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közlekedési rendszerek környezeti hatásai
3. Code BMEKOKUD020 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 2
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Specific course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 88
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 5 Homework 6
Reading written materials 8 Midterm preparation 5 Exam preparation 8
10. Department Department of Transport Technology and Economics
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Török Ádám
12. Lecturers Dr. Mészáros Péter
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Transport- environment, factors of environmental impact, the problem of sustainability. Mitigation of environmental impacts of transport, regulations, policies, tendencies, practices. Local and international case studies. EIA, decision making, preparation of decisions on the field of transport infrastructure development. Integration of transport and land use policies. Environmental conflicts of freight transport, intermodality and transit policies. Environmental costs of transport, the case of externalities, prices and charges. Urban transport, opportunities of sustainable urban environmental management, integration of environmentally sound mobility forms. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. Demand management, parking and road charges. Requirements of fuel efficiency, alternative fuels, energy efficient and environmentally enhanced vehicles.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge   B. Skills

  • The student gets acquainted with the environmental factors of the environment, its impact processes, the problem of sustainability. 
  • It will be able to identify, quantify and mitigate the environmental impacts of transport. Learn about the direction of regulations, policies, and trends. 
  • With the help of domestic and international examples, case studies open their minds.
C. Attitudes   D. Autonomy and Responsibility  
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
It is required to fulfill in time the individual student work.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The attendance requirements cannot be delayed completed. The individual case study report can be delayed submitted in the delayed completion period.
20. Learning materials
YOSHITSUGU HAYASHI, JOHN ROY: Transport, Land-Use and the Environment - Springer
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester II