Transport and mobility

mlsmm2253  2019-2020  Mons

Transport and mobility
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
Location, transport demand, transport supply, pricing,
external costs, transport policy evaluation

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


On completion of this course, the student will be able to :
(1.1) Write a critical report on a transport policy, related to
passengeers or freight, described in a press release.
(2.3) Use the theoretical concepts covered in class to make
links between transport and mobility planning, based on the
government or regional declaration.
(3.3) Diagnose the factors that influence mobility in a
situation described in a scientific paper.
(5.2) Integrate the international context in his thinking when
texts of the EC concerning transport are submitted to his
(7.3) Imagine several supplementary solutions based on
incomplete or uncertain data presented in a case study.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
  • QUINET E., VICKERMAN R. (2005), Principles of Transport Economics, Edward Elgar Pub.
  • BUTTON K.J. (2010), Transport Economics, 3rd edition, Edward Elgar.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Management