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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

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

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.

Contacts

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

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.

Contacts

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

Webinar

May 2016
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Tackling transport challenges is crucial for sustainable urban development. Transforming urban transport systems towards being inclusive, safe, clean and low-carbon requires multiple and comprehensive action of a wide range of stakeholders. This has been recognized by the Paris Agreement and the NDC’s in which many countries dedicatedly focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions of urban transport. The Agenda 2030 includes the target to improve the access to urban transport in the urban SDG 11 whereas other targets on air pollution, road safety, energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction require particular attention to urban transport. Further, theNew Urban Agenda will outline the responsibilities and necessary steps to empower cities and local governments to realize their ambitions on improving urban mobility and reducing the negative impact of transport in urban areas. In the webinar, Cornie Huizenga, Secretary General of the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership (SLoCaT) and Oliver Lah (Wuppertal Institute, Member of the Habitat III Policy Unit 9 on Urban Services and Technology) provide an overview on urban mobility in the global climate agreement, the Agenda 2030 as well as up-to-date insights into the current work of the Habitat III Policy Units whose work is decisive for shaping the New Urban Agenda.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ Cornie Huizenga, Oliver Lah
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

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

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.

Contacts

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

Webinar

Dec 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

Freight distribution is a vital part of life in modern cities and plays a relevant role within the whole urban mobility system. But, among the different components of mobility, urban freight logistics had and sometimes continue to have less emphasis in city policies and thus failing to contribute to the reduction of its negative impacts on urban liveability, like noise, pollution, congestion and reduced road safety. In order to support policy makers and urban mobility practitioners, the CIVITAS WIKI project recently released the Policy Note ‘Making urban freight logistics more sustainable’ which condensates successful approaches and solutions particularly addressed to small and medium-sized European cities. This free webinar has presented and discussed in a comprehensive way the outcomes of the Policy Note offering also an insight on some selected measures. One concrete experience from the CIVITAS city of Almada (PT) on how to plan and develop an efficient and sustainable urban freight logistics system has also been presented, together with the new CIVITAS Freight Cluster established for a better coordination of urban freight projects at urban level.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Urban Freight Logistics" Tariq van Rooijen, Tito Stefanelli, Caterina Di Bartolo, Giorgio Ambrosino, Giacomo Lozzi
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Dec 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

Today, many trips that are carried out using conventional cars could be done by light electric vehicles (LEVs). This would make urban transport much more sustainable. Emissions would “evaporate”, congestion would be reduced, transport would become safer, quieter and cheaper and public health would improve. Overall, replacement of car trips by LEV trips would make our cities much more liveable.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
AVERE Annick Roetynck
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Dec 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

While there are many ways to improve and extend sustainable public transport in cities throughout the world, this webinar will explore two of them: bus rapid transit (BRT) and clean vehicles. Corresponding technology, cost-efficiency issues and relevant examples will be discussed. Methods for identifying a city’s long-term public transport needs and developing feasible measures to meet these needs will also be introduced.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
EMBARQ Gustavo Jimenez Vera
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Nov 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

How bikes can be transported on bus lines? Why combining bikes with public transport and where this solution can be convenient and effective? Which normative, technical and operational aspects have to be taken into account? Several measures have been already developed and tested in different CIVITAS cities. From the first experiences in Krakow, La Rochelle and Funchal to more recent solutions implemented in Brno and Zagreb, the option of carrying bicycles on board public transport vehicles is not only limited to tram and metro or restricted to folding bikes but could be easily implemented also on bus networks.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Collective Passenger Transport" Cosimo Chiffi, Michaela Haseleu, Jiří Černý, Claudio Mantero, Darinka Jug
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Nov 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

The concept of sustainable urban mobility planning goes beyond traditional transport planning, emphasising the involvement of citizens and stakeholders, policy coordination between sectors and authority levels, and between neighbouring authorities. This interactive webinar offers an overview of the SUMP concept, with further group discussion focused on case examples and transferability to a variety of local context conditions.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult Tim Durant
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Nov 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS Webinars

Many cities strive for a cleaner vehicle fleet, whether the aim is to improve the municipal fleet (including public transport vehicles) or to encourage residents to choose alternatively fuelled or electric vehicles over conventionally fuelled vehicles. This interactive webinar will provide an introduction to electric vehicles (EVs) as well as guidance on how to increase the use of EVs in urban environments. Options on fostering EV deployment and examples from cities around the world will be discussed.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy Oliver Lah and Hanna Hüging
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

Webinar

Nov 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

Many cities strive for a cleaner vehicle fleet, whether the aim is to improve the municipal fleet (including public transport vehicles) or to encourage residents to choose alternatively fuelled or electric vehicles over conventionally fuelled vehicles. This interactive webinar will provide an introduction to EVs as well as guidance on how to increase the use of EVs in urban environments. Options on fostering EV deployment and examples from cities around the world will be discussed.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult Oliver Lah, Hanna Hüging
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Nov 2015
Free
en.

SOLUTIONS

The way that goods are transported within a city and delivered to their final destination has a direct impact on traffic congestion, pollution and noise. This interactive webinar will present solutions to these main challenges for city logistics, focusing on improving the overall efficiency of goods deliveries in cities. Further discussion will be related to consideration for labour, safety issues and enhancing the quality of urban transport services for the clients and the economy.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
IFSTTAR Laetitia Dablanc
This Webinar was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

May 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

Planning urban mobility is a complex undertaking for any city, even more so when urban functions, people and mobility are scattered across different towns of polycentric or cross-border regions. Indeed, planning mobility in polycentric and cross-border regions requires the coordination of policies and services of many stakeholders - transport and urban planners, local and regional policy makers, urban and interurban public transport providers - within and across different centres and administrative boundaries. This webinar debated on the methodology to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan for regions with a polycentric or cross-border profile, bringing together key stakeholders to initiate dialogue across institutional and geographic boundaries. First, the Poly-SUMP methodology for urban mobility planning in complex regions was presented. Then, two different experiences from cities and regions of the CIVITAS Forum Network were offered: Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia (EL), Nova Gorica (SI) and Gorizia (IT) provided an outlook on the challenges and potentials of planning mobility respectively on a polycentric and cross-border region.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Integrated Planning" Simone Bosetti, Carlo Sessa, Afroditi Stamelou, Luka Mladenovič
This Webinar was created under the project:

Poly-SUMP, PUMAS, WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

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