Course detail

Transportation in cities

FAST-NMB013Acad. year: 2024/2025

The subject is dealing with detailed analysis of the entire problems related to urban roads, in particular prioritised communication network and designed features of urban roads. Special attention is paid to analysing project documentation of individual categories of urban roads. Certain part is devoted to problems related to public transport system, road maintenance and administrative system. There is to be elaborated one-term project covering both network creating concept and the design activities themselves applied to urban environment. There is a scheduled visit of city offices dealing with urban roads, i.e. office of the Head Architect and Brnenske komunikace. Attention is paid to road safety elements.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Road Structures (PKO)

Entry knowledge

Basic knowledge of transport engineering and road and motorway design, urban communications, mastering of PC work in Civil 3D

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Detailed analysis of the entire problems related to urban roads, public transport, urban roads maintenance, urban transport network planning.
Students have to manage the aim of the subject, make the one's acquaintance with course problematic and practice their knowledge and acquirements.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-SIK Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPC-MI Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Transport network planning. 2. Design elements of urban roads – detailed analysis of ČSN 736110 standard. 3. Urban road categories according to EU standards and comparison to ČSN 736110 standard. 4. Parking – basic characteristics, design elements. 5. Public transport – concept, operation. 6. Integrated transport system. 7.–8. Parking houses. 9.–10. Water drainage.


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


This is a total of 8 weeks of teaching. Practice will increase the knowledge of Civil 3D and will create a simple extra-level junction to the specified map background. The exercises will be gradually consulted.