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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.

151 - 165 out of 179 results.

eCourse

May 2014 edit
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TIDE: Network and traffic management

This course will provide an overview of open access data including the key benefits and associated costs. It will define the requirements for open data and address city-specific issues. The course will provide lessons learned from cities that have already implemented an open data policy and will help you to answer the question, “Can it work in my city?”

Contacts

info@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult
This eCourse was created under the project:

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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TIDE: New pricing measures

Both parking prices and parking problems vary greatly among cities, but no city is entirely free of parking challenges. Charging for something that was previously free can be an unpopular, but necessary, decision for a city to take. Using examples from cities that have successfully implemented new parking pricing schemes, this course will address issues such as: How can you increase citizen acceptance of a new (or higher) parking charge? Is it fair to make drastic changes in transport conditions? How do you find the “correct” level of charging? And what is the role of enforcement in parking pricing?

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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TIDE: Public transport organisation

It’s not easy to find out what customers - and equally important, potential customers - want from their public transport provider. Market research can help you better understand transport preferences and behaviour, the demand for public transport and its perceived quality. This course will look at market research in PT and the range of (internal and external) data sources available to you. It will address timing, financing and evaluating your market research as well as the quality and quantity of data you need and how it can be strategically used to further improve the service you offer.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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ACTUATE: Eco-driving - tram

l modo più efficace per insegnare l'eco-guida è la formazione con guida su strada, ma ci sono anche altre possibilità. Il team ACTUATE ha creato una serie di corsi online per conducenti professionisti interessati a ottimizzare le proprie performance di guida per ridurre i consumi di energia.

Questo modulo è disponibile per i veicoli tram.

Contacts

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

Actuate

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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TIDE: Cross-cutting themes

New mobility projects can impact many areas, including accessibility, equity, safety, liveability, health, the environment and public budgets. Neglecting any of these can lead to unsustainable planning. An assessment prior to implementation helps you select appropriate and cost-effective mobility measures, and gives you an idea whether the measures will bring the intended results. TIDE has developed a straightforward tool for determining the impacts of new transport measures. In this course, you can use the tool to assess measures from your own local context.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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TIDE: Electric mobility

Electric vehicles in the logistics sector are a matter for the private sector. But does this mean there is nothing a city can do to encourage electric delivery vehicles? This course addresses the question of how cities can work with the private sector and what role the public sector can/should play in encouraging and supporting further electrification in the logistics sector.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014 edit
Free
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ACTUATE: Eco-driving - trolleybus

The most effective way to train the eco-driving style is the on-road-training, but there are also other training possibilities. The ACTUATE team has established a series of online courses for professional drivers interested in optimizing their driving performance for reduced energy consumption.
This module is available for the vehicle type trolleybus.

Contacts

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

Actuate

Webinar

Apr 2014 edit
Free
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CIVITAS

How can you use web 2.0 technologies to offer personalised information to public transport users and other travellers? Discover Aalborg's personisable travel website (CIVITAS Archimedes) and the Facebook-integrated Buzzynet website of Flemish bus operator De Lijn. The city of Aalborg, Denmark, and De Lijn, Belgium, will explain how their websites function and what their experiences were while building and using these websites. Learn from their expertise right from your own desk during this one-hour webinar.

Contacts

sarah.martens@mobiel21.be
CIVITAS Sarah Martens
This Webinar was created under the project:

ARCHIMEDES

Webinar

Feb 2014 edit
Free
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CIVITAS

The Bus system is a key element of every public transport network all over the world. By choosing a cleaner bus option local decision makers can contribute to the decarbonisation of the urban transport and improvement of the air quality in their cities. In order to reduce emissions from buses it is possible to act on the improvement of the vehicle technology, act on powertrain or consider alternative fuels to be used to propel the vehicle. The webinar presented and discussed the new CIVITAS Policy Note “Smart choices for cities - Clean buses for your city” as well as the report “Clean Buses - Experiences with Fuel and Technology Options” released by the European project Clean Fleets. Apart for presenting technology and fuel options, the webinar highlighted some practical city experiences in running and operating clean buses: together with the cities participating in the Clean Fleets project, also the CIVITAS demonstrative city Gdynia presented its experience in the trolleybus system. The webinar addressed in particular the following questions: (1) Why do municipalities need to consider cleaner options for buses? (2) What are the options available and which energy source/technology should be chosen? (3) What are the costs, emissions and other advantages/disadvantages of the different options? (4) Short term, medium term and long-term investment decisions

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Collective Passenger Transport" Marta Woronowicz, Nina Nesterova, Sam van Goethem, Natalie Evans
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jan 2014 edit
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

This webinar discusses the general principles involved in counting people and provide some examples of how counting people has brought benefits to both customers and service companies.

Eurotech has over 10 years of experience in providing people counting devices for a wide variety of applications all over the world. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the motivation and benefits of counting people and highlight typical and unusual applications.

Knowing how many people are in, have entered or have used a facility is interesting to most organisations and innovative companies can now transform this information into knowledge that improves their competitive advantage.

The ability to combine these people counts with other relevant information enriches knowledge allowing better decisions to be made. Optimisation of services based on real usage, whether that is bus routes or cleaning rotas, can improve customer satisfaction and reduce cost.

Having both real time access to this information and historical trend analysis allows further enhancements with dynamic updates that can be delivered to personnel and customers. Imagine being able to advise your customers that the next train to London is full, but the one five minutes later is empty; better still send them a discount voucher for the coffee shop while they wait if a service is oversubscribed. Alternatively, knowing that a large number of people have just entered a department within a retail store would allow the manager to deploy more staff to serve them; thus increasing sales and customer satisfaction without hiring more staff. The real time effect of merchandising changes or in store promotions can also be monitored and adjusted accordingly.

Contacts

Eurotech

Webinar

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Free
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CIVITAS

There are several examples of city streets converted to a more balanced coexistence of different road users. Traffic calming measures and other innovative nterventions can create safer and more fluent mobility conditions for cars, public transport and goods vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians. Which are the most attractive and low cost solutions? Can road design be used also for fast interventions and for active involvement of citizens in testing new traffic rules and more sustainable modes? CIVITAS WIKI and the Thematic Group Safety and Security invite you to interact, share your experiences and your questions.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Safety and Security" Alberto Marescotti, Juan Carlos Escudero, Damien Garrigue
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Dec 2013 edit
Free
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GEF-SUTP Training Modules on Sustainable Urban Transport Planning (2013)

The Government of India (GoI) initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP, and the World Bank. The objective of the SUTP is to facilitate the provision of urban transport infrastructure and services in a manner that is consistent with the objectives of the National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), which is a shift towards public transport and other sustainable modes of travel. One major component of this project involves building capacity amongst practitioners in the field of urban transport in order to strengthen policy making, decision-making, project implementation and management, operations and project evaluation skills at the central, state and city levels. The capacity building component of GEF - SUTP aims to establish the needed capacity for regular skill development of practitioners, public officials, other public functionaries, and urban professionals in the field of urban transport to be able to find solutions to these problems and apply the skills to planning. Accordingly, a set of 10 subject modules, each for a group of topics on subjects associated with sustainable urban transport planning, were developed by EMBARQ India, GIZ-SUTP and UMTC. These 10 modules are structured in such a way so as to provide the necessary background together with case studies and relevant learning’s for India that will provide a base to build capacity amongst the practitioners, city officials, etc.

Contacts

hub@wri.org
EMBARQ India, GIZ-SUTP and UMTC various
This course was funded by:

GEF, UNDP, World Bank

Webinar

Apr 2013 edit
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD and the CIVITAS thematic group ‘Urban Freight Logistics’ held a WEBINAR on how the cities of Stockholm, Utrecht, London and Hasselt have set up their Urban Consolidation Centres (UCCs). Through short 15-minute presentations this webinar looked at the experience from four different cities, including success factors, barriers and lessons learned, the role of local authorities and other stakeholders, services offered, business models, and policies which ‘complement’ the implementation of UCCs.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Urban Freight Logistics" Eva Sunnerstedt, Mark Degenkamp, Darren Briggs, Marc Schepers
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU

Material

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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

Contacts

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

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

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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

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