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CESA 5610 - Low Carbon Transportation

Centre for Energy Systems Applications Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course provides an introduction to how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in the transportation sector. Students will be able to implement the transportation pyramid as a framework for community energy management. Students will be able to develop and implement policies that support active transportation, low carbon vehicles and transportation behavior change. Students will be able to explain how management of corporate fleets can support reductions in community-based transportation emissions.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$512.32

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 64690

Wed May 19 - Wed Jun 16 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 19 - Jun 16 Wed 19:00 - 20:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$512.32

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. • Internet delivery format. • Departmental approval needed • Please contact Program Head at BCIT_SEMAC@bcit.ca for approval and submit a current resume for review. Note: ** A computer with speakers and a web camera is required for this course. Students must be logged in on to Learning Hub on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Justify the role of transportation in community energy management.
  • Assess policy and program approaches to reduce vehicle kilometers travelled.
  • Define mode shift and describe how it supports greenhouse gas emissions reductions and other community goals and how to implement it.
  • Outline the role of increased vehicle efficiency and various policies and techniques in place to improve it.
  • Justify the role of alternative fuels in reducing transportation emissions.
  • Design and implement a community electric vehicle charging station plan.
  • Propose ways that fleet management can help reduce community-level emissions, how it can be implemented, and why communication is important.

Effective as of Winter 2017

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