Urban Environmental Policy

Numbering Code G-ENG01 5F207 LJ73
G-ENG02 5F207 LJ73
Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Mon.2
Instructor name MATSUNAKA RYOUJI (Graduate School of Engineering Associate Professor)
OOBA TETSUHARU (Graduate School of Management Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course This lecture aims to learn urban environmental policy and its fundamental theory and methodology to solve social and environmental problems that occur in urban area as well as to understand the structure of these problems.
Course Goals to understand the structure of social and environmental problems in urban area and urban environmental policy, its fundamental theory and methodology to solve the problems
Schedule and Contents Outline,1time

Structure of urban problems,3times
Expansion of urban areas, Increase of Environmental impact, Making compact cities

Basic theory of transportation and environment,2times
Downtown activation, Road space re-allocation, Pedestrianisation

Road traffic and Public transportation,2times
Characteristics of traffic modes, Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Mobility Management

Fundamental theory for measurements of environmental values,3times
Utility, Equivalent Surplus, Compensating Surplus

Methodology to measure environmental values,3times
Travel Cost Method, Hedonic Approach, Contingent Valuation Method, Conjoint Analysis

Summary and feedback,1time,
Evaluation Methods and Policy evaluation by commitment, tests, reports and examination
Course Requirements basic knowledge of public economics is required
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Review of each class is required.
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