MOD003325 Academic Skills:Impacts Of Making a City Centre Car-Free

Question:

Task: 

Analyse the impacts of making a city centre car-free.

Use this analysis to recommend ways of maximising the benefits and/or minimising the challenges of making a city centre car-free.

Reading List

  • You must use the following source in your answer:

Olander, S., 2007. Stakeholder impact analysis in construction project management. Construction management and economics. [Online] 25 (3), pp.277–287. Available through: ARU Library website

  • You must also use a range of other sources that you select yourself.

Additional Information

  • The report should analyse impacts in general. It should not be about a specific city or country, although you may use specific examples.
  • The Analysis section should be split into 3 subsections, where you consider the viewpoints of various stakeholders. The first subsection should cover a perspective relating to your degree(either The Economic Impacts, The Health Impacts or The Impacts on the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries). The other perspectives should be The Environmental Impacts and The Social Impacts.

 Your report should include the following sections:

Introduction (suggested: 300 words)

  • Definition of a car-free city.
  • A discussion (with examples) of the various stakeholders involved in making a city centre car-free.
  • A sentence summarising the main aims of the report.

Analysis (suggested: 1200 words, 400 for each perspective)

  • One subsection for each of the 3 perspectives. Ideally, each perspective should cover 2 to 3 different issues.
  • Each subsection should have a subheading.
  • All key ideas should be supported with reliable, relevant source evidence.

For students studying a degree related to Health and Social Care the first Analysis subsection should be The Health Impacts.

Relevant issues might include:

  • Changes in how citizens exercise.
  • The impact on mental health.
  • Changes in health related to using vehicles less frequently.

For students studying a degree related to Business the first Analysis subsection should be The Economic Impacts.

Relevant issues might include:

  • Impacts related to employment.
  • Costs to the taxpayer.
  • Impacts on businesses.

Written Assignment Brief

For students studying a degree related to Tourism and Events Management the first Analysis subsection should be The Impacts on the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries.

Relevant issues might include:

  • Impacts on the city as a tourist destination.
  • Changes in the type of event that can be hosted in the city.
  • Opportunities for new hospitality businesses.

The other Analysis subsections are:

The Environmental Impacts.

Relevant issues might include:

  • Impacts on the city’s carbon footprint and sustainability.
  • Impacts on pollution and climate.
  • The environmental impacts of any construction work that is needed.

The Social Impacts.

Relevant issues might include:

  • Public response to the changes and impacts of this response on society.
  • Changes to the demographic of the area.
  • Changes in crime rate and prevalent types of crime.

Conclusion (suggested: 150 words)

  • A summary of key points from the Analysis section.

Recommendations (suggested: 350 words)

  • Three or four recommendations. Each one should have a subtitle.
  • Each recommendation must suggest a way to maximise a benefit or minimise a challenge which has been discussed in your Analysis section.
  • The recommendations should be supported by research.

Reference List (not included in word count)

  • A list of all the sources you have cited.
  • This should follow the conventions of ARUL Harvard referencing.
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