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Portland State University Study Abroad: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands

Thursday, February 22, 2018  
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Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands
Study abroad with Portland State University
Program Dates: June 25 - July 6, 2018
Led by Dr. Kelly Clifton

This 4-credit program presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. The course creates an immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit, innovative mobility and land use. The curriculum will feature material that provides a comparison between U.S. and the Netherlands problems, priorities, and solutions.

Specific emphases on planning and engineering principles, policy, and practice will be explored through field trips, tours and guest lectures, while visiting Amsterdam, Utrecht and Houten. Students completing this course will develop a broader understanding of sustainable transportation issues and expand their toolkit for context-sensitive solutions. No previous language study required.

COURSE OFFERED: CE 495/595: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands
OPEN TO: Seniors and graduate students from all majors; Non-PSU students

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