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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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Material

Apr 2013
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TransportLearning

Learning objectives: (1) Reasons for managing parking and restricting access for cars (2) Impacts of this management on economy, transport and environmental systems (3) How to manage parking, with good practice examples (4) Technical and financial aspects of parking management (5) How to gain public acceptance of parking management (6) To start to think more about how to manage parking in your own city

Contacts

tom.rye@tft.lth.se
ENU, United Kingdom Tom Rye
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Webinar, Material

Apr 2013
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Advantages of energy consumption reduction (2) State of transport within EU-countries and future challenges (3) Effects of car use, and transport ecology tautology (TET) (4) Mobility management, definition and application in our field (5) MM examples (6) Project development and implementation (7) Discussion of possible Mini Projects (“Mini”) (8) Development of the Mini Projects: obstacles, support, Action Plan (9) Evaluation, of both the Mini Project and of this training/our support

Contacts

TUD, Germany Becker, Udo; Schemien, Veronica
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Introduction (2) Street design and streetscape definition (3) Brief history of street space and streetscape changes brought by car (4) Street design revival (5) Models to be used in street design

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octaviaana@yahoo.com
ATU, Romania Octavia Stepan
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
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TransportLearning

The material is an introduction to the topic of sustainable mobility campaigns. The module aims to assist transport practitioners beginning sustainable mobility campaigns. Therefore it is designed mainly to set up and carry out small campaigns. Nonetheless, this material also gives information on planning and implementing as well as best practise information for large scale campaigns.

Contacts

FGM-AMOR, Austria Robert Pressl, Claus Köllinger
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) How to communicate effectively? (2) How to involve and empower civil society? (3) How to promote shared responsibility in participative processes?

Contacts

ursicaser@gmail.com
MEDIATEDOMAIN, Portugal Ursula Caser
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Webinar

Feb 2013
Free
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CIVITAS

At the CIVITAS webinar on public participation and public involvement in mobility policies, Reggio Emilia - winner of the 2012 CIVITAS award for Public participation, Brighton & Hove, Krakow and the CIVITAS ELAN project presented their experiences in the field.

Contacts

Brighton & Hove City Council Debbie Reed
This Webinar was created under the project:

CIVITAS

Webinar

Feb 2013
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Safety and Security' held a first WEBINAR on how to create safe routes to school and school surroundings, in order to create an inviting environment for sustainable trips to school. Through short 10-minute presentations this webinar looked at experiences from several CIVITAS cities that have worked to create safer school areas. They presented their activities, as well as the results they have obtained and the problems they encountered.

Contacts

eCourse

Feb 2013
Free
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World Resource Institute

Between November 2012 and February 2013, EMBARQ India developed a Foundation Course on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Development. The course included lectures by EMBARQ staff on topics like integrated transport systems, Institutions for urban transport, Land-use and transport integration, Safe access and Transportation Demand Management. The lecture material is available for download.

Contacts

hub@wri.org
EMBARQ India

Webinar

Jan 2013
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD, and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Mobility Management' organised a webinar on 22nd January 2013 about how to encourage a sustainable shift in mobility behaviour away from the personal car and how to assure basic mobility for all citizens by providing mobility training for specific target groups. Training is often associated with children and youngsters. Many adults however miss the basic knowledge or skills to use certain transport modes, at risk of social isolation. Through five presentations and a 15-minute discussion, this webinar looked at training initiatives that enable different target groups to master and choose the mode of transport that best fits their needs and trip purposes. Both CIVITAS and non-CIVITAS experiences were presented.

Contacts

together@fgm.at
FGM-AMOR Tina Panian
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jan 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Presentation of the experience of three cities with the use of biofuel: Graz (Ökodrive initiative); Donostia / San Sebastian (DBus fleet running on biodiesel); Aalborg;

Contacts

Melanie.leroy@eurocities.eu
CIVITAS Initiative Melanie Leroy
This course was funded by:

European Union

Webinar

Jun 2012
Free
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CIVITAS

On 6 June 2012, CIVITAS VANGUARD, CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Less car intensive lifestyles' held a webinar about provisions for cyclists with regards to infrastructural and promotional aspects.

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Marjan Frederix, Marianne Weinreich
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Mar 2012
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD, CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Less car intensive lifestyles' held a first webinar on how to encourage a sustainable shift in mobility behaviour away from the personal car and towards clean and energy efficient transport by addressing children and young adults on 2 March 2012. When walking and cycling, children become more aware of their surroundings and develop road safety skills as well as improve their ability to anticipate other road users. Furthermore, walking and cycling contribute to the recommended amount of daily exercise that children and young adults need. The dependency on the private car needs to be reduced if cities are to achieve cleaner and better transport. Through five presentations and a 15-minute discussion, this webinar looked at promoting car-reduced and car-independent lifestyles, which seek to make more sustainable use of the car through car-pooling, car-sharing and the use of non-motorised modes such as cycling and walking.

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Gustav Fris
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Nov 2011
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UNITAR webinar series

The rapid and often unplanned and uncoordinated growth of cities has seriously compromised existing transportation systems and significantly increased the challenge of creating future transportation systems especially in developing countries. It is indeed in developing countries that the greatest growth in motor vehicles has been seen in the past few years and is expected in the future, primarily in urban areas. The environmental and social impacts are significant and directly related to quality of life and urban productivity. These impacts include congestion, energy consumption, air pollution, and traffic crashes. Thus, urban transportation issues are of foremost importance to support the mobility requirements in these growing cities and require new approaches. However, urban transport is a political rather than a technical issue. The technical aspects are relatively simple. The difficult decisions relate to the type of city we want and the way we want to live. Who is going to benefit from the models adopted? Do we dare to create a transport model different from that of the so-called advanced world cities? Do we dare create a transport system giving priority to the needs of the poor majority rather than the automobile owning minority? Are we trying to find the most efficient, economical way to move a city’s population, as cleanly and as comfortable as possible? Or are we just trying to minimize the upper class’s traffic jams? These questions are posed by Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá (Columbia), who introduced a number of sustainable measures in his city. This online course on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries, based on the material jointly developed by GIZ and UNITAR, is designed to provide answers to the abovementioned questions, as well as solutions and alternative approaches in the area of urban transport planning that target a more sustainable transport system in Developing Cities.

Contacts

e-dcp@unitar.org
UNITAR

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