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This website contains a large library of e-learning resources about all aspects of sustainable mobility. Below you can filter this collection of past eCourses, recorded webinars, presentations held at webinars, training material, etc. By selecting multiple criteria you will narrow down the search results. If you leave a filter empty, it is the same as if you selected all options in a given field.

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Webinar

Nov 2020
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CIVITAS webinars

On Tuesday 19th November 2019, the H2020 project CoEXist and Civitas held a joint webinar on automation-ready transport modelling tools. The speakers addressed the question: How to include Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) in traffic flow and transport demand simulations?

The overall aim of CoEXist is to prepare the transition phase during which automated and conventional vehicles will co-exist on cities’ roads and to make local authorities “automation-ready”.

CoEXist defines the concept of “automation-readiness” as: “The capability of making structured and informed decisions about the deployment of CAVs in a mixed road environment.”

The webinar guides the audience through the new functionalities of the automation-ready modelling tools to understand the benefits of such functionalities.

It is explained how automated vehicles could be modelled at a microscopic scale the operation of CAVs in platoons as well as at the macroscopic level, including the impacts of CAVs on transport demand and traffic time performance.

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CIVITAS Initiative
This Webinar was created under the project:

CIVITAS

Webinar

Oct 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

Following the recent call for a cycling strategy from the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council, the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions, a new policy report prepared by the European Transport Safety Council and the intense advocacy work done by the European Cycling Federation, the CIVITAS Thematic Group on Safety and Security gave its contribution to the policy development and kept CIVITAS cities informed and actively involved in this very important topic. This webinar's main objective was to present the new policy developments in cycling and cycling safety and the ongoing actions as well as allowing the thematic group members and the overall CIVITAS community to bring their concrete local contributions and experiences on board. It contained two presentations (1) Safe Cycling - How Europe Can Contribute? (2) Why do cyclists feel safe in Gdansk?

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chiara.frencia@inovamais.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Safety and Security" Ellen Townsend, Monika Evini
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Oct 2016
Free
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CIVITAS essentials

When considering the quality of urban mobility decisions, most CIVITAS cities involve a wide range of stakeholders in the measure development process. Through consultations, local communities are empowered and get a sense of ownership of results. At the same time, the level of interaction between decision makers and the target of their decisions is substantially increased, thus enhancing measure completeness, giving stakeholders a better understanding of the planned mobility measures and reducing later opposition to urban mobility. Involving the public has added value, but where to start? In this e-course we explain what public involvement is and why you should involve the public and stakeholders. Step by step, we show you an approach for public participation, including evaluation. After completing this e-course, you will be able to design your own participation process.
E-course was developed in cooperation with Mobiel 21.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Mobiel21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Aug 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

This course will provide an insight into the basics of customer experiences and how this can be used as a tool to improve the quality of public transport interchanges. It discusses why customer behaviour should be used much more in guidance for interchange design, management and services.

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training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Patrick van Egmond (LuxMobility), Mark van Hagen (Netherlands Railways), Mel Heiligers (M4R)
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Aug 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

In order to reduce motorised traffic, people will have to adopt a less car-dependent lifestyle. To manage this shift in mentality and behaviour, cities need to promote new forms of transport use and ownership. Car sharing is one way to reduce motorized traffic and carbon emissions and make a valuable contribution to more sustainable urban mobility. This e-course provides an introduction into the concept of car sharing in a variety of forms as well as experiences of different cities that already have implemented a car sharing scheme.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Mobiel21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Aug 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

There are over 500 urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs) in Europe, controlling entry of vehicles to an area of a town or city. They are implemented to improve the quality of life in towns and cities. Often ‘soft measures’ to improve the situation can only go so far, and UVARs are needed in combination with the soft measures.

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training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
Sadler Consultants Lucy Sadler
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Jul 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

Buses are the backbone of many European public transport systems and an important part of the municipality public transport fleet in the majority of EU Member States. This course provides municipalities, local decision makers and public transport operators with an overview of available bus technologies and guides them in the initial strategic choice of a clean(er) and more efficient energy bus concept.
E-course was developed in cooperation with TNO.

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training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Nina Nesterova and Robin Vermeulen (TNO)
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, WIKI

eCourse

Jul 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

Shared mobility or shared transportation such as bike and carsharing has grown impressively in recent years. Shared mobility is situated within the broader context of the so-called ‘sharing economy’. This comes in many shapes: from real-estate sharing, to property sharing to transportation sharing. This e-course provides a general introduction into the concept of shared mobility. It sets the broad context, explaining the motives and benefits, and illustrates that shared mobility is actually more than bike and car-sharing. There are specific e-courses both for bike-sharing and for car-sharing where these particular types of shared mobility are covered in more depth.

E-course was developed in cooperation with Mobiel 21.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Raf Canters | Mobiel 21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

Webinar

Jun 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

Cities in Europe are vital centres of economic activity, innovation and employment. However, they face increasing challenges to their mobility systems such as congestion, air pollution, ambient noise, CO2 emissions, road accidents and urban sprawl. To tackle these problems cities need to develop and implement coherent and challenging Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPS). This webinar presented two new tools that have recently been made available to cities to improve their mobility planning: (1) The Urban Transport Roadmaps online tool allows you to explore and identify appropriate sustainable transport policy measures, quantify the transport, environmental and economic impacts of these measures and consider an implementation pathway (roadmap) for the policy scenario. (2) EVIDENCE offers a range of tools and resources to make the argument for investing in sustainable transport and to assess its economic benefits. Such an enhanced knowledge will help facilitate effective integration of sustainable transport measures into urban mobility plans.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Integrated Planning" Simone Bosetti, Guy Hitchcock, Dima Fadda
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Apr 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

The delivery of goods makes up a significant share of traffic in European cities and is a major contributor to deteriorating air quality, rising carbon emissions and congestion. CIVITAS cities encourage the use of cleaner freight vehicles and are developing solutions to better coordinate freight logistics. More efficient freight deliveries can reduce congestion, lower emissions and free up space for sustainable modes.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu
CiViTAS Learning Centre Fred DOTTER | Mobiel 21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CIVITAS

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

By making better use of data, urban traffic and transport can be improved and made more efficient and sustainable, and cities can become more liveable and attractive. There is evidence from different countries showing that the provision of open data delivers benefits: to travellers and users by improving their journey experience and saving them time, and to transport organizations and authorities by enabling them to operate more efficiently while demonstrating openness and transparency to those who - directly or indirectly - fund them. To encourage cities and (public transport) companies to open their data more than they do now and to show how this works in practice, in this webinar some stories were shared. In the webinar some nice and diverse examples were shown of how data can be translated into useful information that can then be used to enable certain services and measures. Claudio Mantero (from Horarios do Funchal) showed the example of sharing public transport data and displaying departure times in Funchal (Madeira) and Tommaso Bonino (from Bologna, SRW - Reti e Mobilità) showed the example of what can be done with cycling data (plan locations of 1,000 bicycle shelters!) and public transport data. Aviad Heilbrun (from the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo) and Torbjørn Barslett (from Ruter As in Oslo) presented how they collect and present open data (technical platform) and what is done with it. In Tel Aviv-Yafo two hackathons were organized (in 2014 and 2016) and this helped in building a community around open data and generating a lot of ideas on what to do with the data.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Transport Telematics" Eline Jonkers, Claudio Mantero, Tommaso Bonino, Aviad Heilbrun, Torbjørn Barslett
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Mar 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

This course gives a broad overview of the main elements involved in marketing urban bicycling. It discusses the history of marketing bicycling and how this marketing has influenced behaviors. The course also explores the elements of creating a marketing campaign as well as relevant examples from several international cities.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Meredith Glaser and Copenhagenize Design Co.
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

Webinar

Feb 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

How can a city become a more accessible community for all of its citizens - and not simply by providing more wheelchair ramps and automatic doors - but actually serving all types of forms of mobility? Ensuring good accessibility for example to elderly and people with disabilities can solve lot of important daily issues for a large number of citizens. By exploring new approaches to this important issue a city can effectively improve the mobility for all of their citizens. Accessibility and social equity are at the center of this CIVITAS webinar. Three guest panelists shared their experiences and thoughts on the topic. Together these three panelists introduced new approaches, latest experiences and best practices that can help any city in evaluating their own accessibility strategy in city planning and urban mobility agenda.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Safety and Security" Alicja Pawlowska, Teresa Santos, Klaus Bondam
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Feb 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

Contents: (1) What is Mobility Management? (2) Why Mobility Management for schools (3) Priority-principle (WCPP) (4) Link to European policies (5) Different levels and stakeholders (national, local, school level) (6) Step-by-step advice (on school-level) (7) General principles (information, organisation, infrastructure, campaigns, education)

Contacts

info@dtvconsultants.nl, learningcentre@civitas.eu
CiViTAS Learning Centre Mobiel 21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

This course was funded by:

The Traffic Snake Game Network

eCourse

Feb 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

Mobility Management is a concept to promote sustainable transport and manage the demand for car use by changing travellers’ attitudes and behaviour.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Mobiel21
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

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