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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

May 2016
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

In this webinar we discuss open standards in ticketing becoming a prerequisite for future-proof system upgrades and how easily they can be integrated into networks. Learn from a real-life example from an expert at Planeta Informatica – the leading supplier of secure access modules for public transport card readers and payment solutions in South America – who will explain how the organisation leverages the advantages of open standards in current transport ticketing projects plus also exploring a future-proof alternative to the currently used solutions.

This webinar comes at a time when the transport ticketing market is about to experience the undisputable advantages of open standards and how to leverage the interoperability, competitive and open membership benefits of open standards to meet current and future challenges, like higher security and successful multi-application implementations.

Contacts

Infineon Technologies

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

May 2016
Free
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SWITCH

This webinar presents advice on how to communicate health messages in behaviour change campaigns along the principles that the messages should always be simple, clear, verified and tailored to the specific target group.

Contacts

National Institute of Public Health - Slovenia Janet Djomba
This Webinar was created under the project:

SWITCH

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

Webinar

May 2016
Free
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SWITCH

This webinar presents the combined experience from many pro-cycling campaigns of the European Cyclists' Federation as indicated in the webinar's subtitle: "Communicating campaign messages to the general public".

Contacts

European Cyclists' Federation Randy Rzewnicki
This Webinar was created under the project:

SWITCH

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

Webinar

Apr 2016
Free
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ELIPTIC webinar series

Braking energy recovery technologies are an opportunity to increase the energy efficiency in public transport systems like metro, light rail/tram or trolleybus networks and will be presented during this first webinar of the ELIPTIC project (link is external). Different technologies in this field are part of the work in the use cases of Pillar B “Innovative energy storage systems to increase operational efficiency” of the ELIPTIC project. After a short introduction into the work of the ELIPTIC project and the objectives and use cases related to the webinar’s topic, the presenters from the public transport companies STIB (Brussels, Belgium) and PKT (Gdynia, Poland) will show braking energy recovery technologies for metro (and how to transfer the approach to light rail) and trolleybus systems. They will explain their development background from the European projects Ticket to Kyoto (NWE Interreg) and CIVITAS-DYN@MO, and show experiences with their systems in operation as well as results in terms of increased operational efficiency through these systems. Furthermore, they will present how their current braking energy recovery approaches and technologies will be developed further in the ELIPTIC use cases.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
ELIPTIC
This Webinar was created under the project:

ELIPTIC

This course was funded by:

H2020

eCourse

Apr 2016
Free
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TIDE: Non-motorised transport

Even if the route from home to destination is safe and comfortable for cycling, if the bike parking is insufficient or unsafe, people will be discouraged from cycling for transportation. This course will look at different types of bike parking and what types are appropriate for different locations. It will also address the value to businesses and to employers of providing bike parking for their customers and employees.

Contacts

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

TIDE

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

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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CHUMS Webinar

(1) Barriers to liftsharing (Liftshare) (2) Q&A session (3) Barriers in carpooling (Taxistop) (4) Q&A session

Contacts

lucia.cristea@eiproject.eu
EIP Ali Clabburn, Angelo Meuleman
This Webinar was created under the project:

CHUMS

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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SWITCH

This webinar presents key ideas about various funding sources (public and private) for the financing of behaviour change campaigns in favour of walking and cycling. It also includes good arguments for related fundraising activities.

Contacts

Intelligent Health Veronica Reynolds
This Webinar was created under the project:

SWITCH

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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SWITCH

This webinar presents the experience of one city (London Borough of Houslow) with the costs of a particular behaviour change campaign in favour of walking and cycling as part of the SWITCH project.

Contacts

London Borough of Hounslow Chris Norfield
This Webinar was created under the project:

SWITCH

This course was funded by:

EU IEE

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Number plate restrictions are an easy, low-cost, short-term measure that has been adopted in various cities around the world with the aim to reduce congestion and air pollution. However, their medium and long-term impacts have been widely debated. The webinar focused on the rationale of plate restrictions, the types of restrictions that have been adopted, and the difficulty to know the actual effects of these measures. Carlosfelipe Pardo (Despacio) provided insights on the experience of Bogotá and other cities worldwide.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ, despacio Carlosfelipe Pardo

eCourse

Mar 2016
Free
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CH4LLENGE

Sustainable urban mobility planning is a way of tackling transport-related problems in cities more strategically. The development and implementation of a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan aims to reduce negative impacts of transport, improve accessibility and provide high-quality, multi-modal and well-integrated mobility and transport. This course offers an overview of the SUMP concept and its benefits, describes the ever-growing importance of SUMPs in Europe, looks at the procedual elements of the SUMP cycle and identifies the key challenges arising in sustainable urban mobility planning.

Contacts

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

CH4LLENGE

eCourse

Mar 2016
Free
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CH4LLENGE

Monitoring and evaluation activities deliver data about the progress of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) development process and the impact of policy measures. This course explores how to determine the context for monitoring and evaluation and develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan. It looks at selecting indicators and targets and provides insights into evaluating planning processes using, for example, the SUMP Self-Assessment Scheme. By the end of this course, you will have gained comprehensive knowledge about how to establish clear and effective monitoring and evaluation procedures.

Contacts

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

CH4LLENGE

eCourse

Mar 2016
Free
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CH4LLENGE

Development of effective measures to tackle identified transport and mobility objectives is vital for successful sustainable urban mobility planning. Yet there are a range of challenges to well-informed development of packages of measures. Cities can limit themselves to pre-conceived solutions, may focus on supply-side rather than demand-side polices, and can be unaware of the potential of novel solutions. This course explores measure selection in SUMP process, examining how measures and measure packages can be identified and critically evaluated as a response to objectives, problems, and as part of a process of moving towards more sustainable mobility practices.

Contacts

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

CH4LLENGE

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