Transport Policy and Legislation

This course makes clear that understanding the importance of policy formulation, evaluation and stakeholder engagement helps to implement sustainable transport concepts.

Transport Policy and Legislation
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Requirements

No prerequisites or pre-knowledge necessary

Your benefits 
  • Acquire a good overview of the development of traffic growth and the adaption of transport policy to meet changes to demand for and supply of road space 
  • Learn how to orientate transport and transport policy within the wider context of sustainability
  • Improve your ability to understand key policy documents and legislation relevant to transport in the region in areas such as planning, policy and finance

Course content 
Transport policy and legislation determine and regulate local transport systems. Therefore, it is vital that transport companies understand the policy formulations and can evaluate them. Transport systems also affect sustainability as well as other stakeholders in the region so transport policy and legislation should also cover these aspects.

This online course focuses on the process of policy formulation, stakeholder engagement and policy evaluation, using appropriate and relevant international case studies. You will look at traffic growth and possible future scenarios, and how policy has evolved to attempt to match the demand for and supply of road space. Furthermore, you will learn about how to orientate transport and transport policy within the wider context of sustainability, for example in terms of economic growth, climate change, health, social exclusion and education. By examining key policy documents and legislation relevant to transport in the region in areas such as planning, policy and finance, you will improve your understanding of policy formulation.

The development of traffic growth and possible future scenarios
  • Adaption of transport policy to meet changes to supply and demand
  • Government structures relating to the delivery of transport services
  • Orientation of transport and transport policy within the wider context of sustainability
  • Environmental issues and alternative transport modes
  • Key policy documents and legislation relevant to transport in the region
IMPORTANT NOTICE
We currently do not have a fixed date for this online training course. If you are interested in this course, please contact us via email: db-railacademy@deutschebahn.com so we can plan the next steps with you.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUR BOOKING
As part of our booking process, you will need to set up a My Academy account. Please note, if you want to participate in a course but need the invoice to be issued to your company, then registration must be made via company address. This means you need to register as a company. The registering entity and the recipient of the invoice must be the same. Please note that DB Rail Academy cannot amend any invoices after they have been produced! If you require any assistance with your booking, please contact us via email: db-railacademy@deutschebahn.com 

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