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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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eCourse

Aug 2015
Free
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SWITCH

The EU project SWITCH contributes to this change by helping practitioners in cities all over the EU to conduct professional behaviour change campaigns. These can be very effective to encourage people to "switch" short ubran car yourneys to walking an cycling ... and thereby to improve their health.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult Ralf Brand, Silke Frank, Henning Günter
This eCourse was created under the project:

SWITCH

This course was funded by:

IEE, STEER

eCourse

Jul 2015
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

The concept of sustainable modes of transport is receiving increasing attention, as cities explore innovative ways to decrease motorized traffic and carbon emissions. Bike sharing is one of these ways, encouraging a less car-dependent lifestyle. It could even kick start a cycling culture in your city! This e-course provides an introduction into the concept of bike sharing and shares the experiences and strategies of different cities which already have implemented a bike sharing scheme.
E-course was developed in cooperation with VeloMondial.

Contacts

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

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

This course was funded by:

Velocitta

Webinar

Jun 2015
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Planning and policy decisions in Urban Mobility Plans (UMPs) are optimally based on extensive transport system data, travel demand data as well as travel behaviour. Developed cities and regions are using transport demand models to investigate the impact of particular measures. Those models rely on data input from various sources - i.e. from traffic counts, household surveys and further socio-economic and geo data. Most developing cities lack such comprehensive data to inform mobility planning and policy decisions, but many are catching up. At the same time, classic transport master plans are not flexible enough to react on the dynamic growth of developing cities, as they’re not regularly reviewed and thus, becoming obsolete.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ Christopher Kost, Jaya Bharathi Bathmaraj

Webinar

May 2015
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Is your on-street parking chaotic and conflict-ridden? Is it making the streets dangerous? Is there parking on walkways? Are there many complaints about the difficulty of finding parking? Better on-street parking management is the key to success. It enables streets to function more efficiently and to be better places. Parking management helps local commerce, residents, bus services, bicycle users, people on foot, and vehicle users of all kinds. It enables efficient and fair use of street space. It can ease local traffic problems at low cost.

Contacts

paulbarter@reinventingtransport.org
GIZ Paul Barter

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

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS Knowledge Sharing Kit

When addressing network and mobility management, SOLUTIONS will tackle various intelligent transport systems (ITS) technologies and communication technologies applied to transport. This include cooperative systems, transport and traffic management, congestion management, tolling and charging, public transport information systems and other public and individual user technologies. The goal of all these applications being to ensure seamless connectivity, flexible travel, lower environmental impact and support of multimodal mobility patterns and lifestyles. The measures and solutions examined will be those that make the best use of the available resources and help plan and implement additions to the infrastructure network with a focus on the current and future mobility needs. It is important to ensure that mobility is not restricted but rather carried out in an intelligent manner while considering all advantages and disadvantages of different modes and how they can contribute to a sustainable mobility network.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
AustriaTech
This Webinar presentation was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

eCourse

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

The overall mission of SOLUTIONS is to support the uptake of innovative sustainable urban mobility solutions in Europe and other regions in the world, in particular in Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean. The project addresses urban mobility solutions around six thematic clusters: public transport, transport infrastructure, city logistics, integrated planning/SUMP, network and mobility management and clean vehicles. This course addresses the field of clean vehicles and focuses on electric vehicles in particular.

Contacts

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

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS Knowledge Sharing Kit

SOLUTIONS will focus on infrastructure for public transport (tramways, bus lanes, passenger waiting and boarding areas), infrastructure for soft modes (e.g. cycle routes, pedestrian facilities) and infrastructure for urban freight systems. Quality passenger transport is highly dependent on improved infrastructure whilst continued efficient operations are reliant on adequate and timely maintenance. This element will also include better sharing of road-space between guided vehicles (e.g. trams and guided buses) and bus lanes as well as separate dedicated public transport routes. With respect to walking and cycling, easy substitutes for trips of less than 5 kilometers, improvements in infrastructure quality and safety, design of cycle ways and pavements, parking spaces for bicycles, and more will be addressed. Freight transport infrastructure issues to be considered will include loading areas, appropriate access control including signage as well as other measures to improve productivity with reduced disruption.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
FEHRL
This Webinar presentation was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

eCourse

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

Urban freight transport and city logistics are very important elements of urban mobility, however they are often disregarded by city planners and our objective is to provide knowledge as well as best practices and solutions for this key area of city and transport planning.

Contacts

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

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS Training Kit

SOLUTIONS will look at clean vehicles to consider readily available fuels, technologies, and energy-efficient options that offer substantial greenhouse gas emission reductions potential. The suitability of different option of clean vehicle technology depends not only on the local circumstances, but also on the national framework. The measures and solutions selected will cover a spectrum of technology options and vehicle categories to offer clean vehicle solutions to the variety of cities in the different regions. Important considerations will be the prerequisites for the application of different technologies and fuels, their feasibility in the local framework and the side effects that might be associated with their application. By building on experiences gained by other cities as fostered in the SOLUTIONS project, municipalities can reduce the risk of implementating clean vehicle technology, by determining potential investment costs and possible side effects. With regards to CO2 emitted by energy consumption, SOLUTIONS will take into account the full life cycle and Well-to-Wheel phase to ensure sustainability of the solutions suggested.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
Wuppertal Institut
This Webinar presentation was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS Training Kit

In the face of urban traffic congestion, traffic pollution, carbon emissions and high energy consumption, more and more cities turn to public transport. Under the condition of limited urban space and increasing urban population in cities in emerging countries, optimisation of public transport becomes important. SOLUTIONS will focus on tested public transport solutions related to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Asia and Latin America, trolley buses in Europe, Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in Singapore and public transport operations

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
EMBARQ
This Webinar presentation was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

eCourse

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

The SOLUTIONS project addresses a range of measures in the Cluster 1 Sustainable Public Transport . The main focus of the cluster and this e-learning course is to present summarised information and recommendations about designing, financing and operating integrated transport systems.

Contacts

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

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
en.

SOLUTIONS Knowledge Sharing Kit

Sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP) aims to support local authorities to plan and manage urban mobility more efficiently and fairly. With a focus on people, accessibility for all sectors of society and quality of life, this new planning paradigm is interdisciplinary and looks beyond geographical and institutional boundaries. This can be achieved by considering the local circumstances and needs and involving a wide range of stakeholders and the engagement of citizens in the decision making and planning process. In SOLUTIONS, leading cities will transfer their knowledge and experiences to take-up cities world-wide. For example, SOLUTIONS partner EMBARQ has already started to ‘tropicalize’ the EU guidelines for the Brazilian context, where sustainable urban mobility planning has become mandatory for cities. SOLUTIONS will provide take-up cities with practical experiences, training activities, study tours and practical exchange. The aim is to enable cities to start and implement SUMPs according to their local circumstances and to assist cities to make their cities economically robust, improve their environmental conditions and the make the city a liveable place for all citizens.

Contacts

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

SOLUTIONS

eCourse

May 2015
Free
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SOLUTIONS

Many cities strive for a cleaner vehicle fleet in the city. Electric vehicles (EVs) are one of the favorite options, as they produce zero exhaust emission. This e-learning course will provide an introduction to EVs and provide guidance on how to increase the use of EVs in urban environments. Options to foster EV deployment and examples from cities around the world are provided.

Contacts

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

SOLUTIONS

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar presentation

May 2015
Free
en.

SOLUTIONS Training Kit

SOLUTIONS will focus on infrastructure for public transport (tramways, bus lanes, passenger waiting and boarding areas), infrastructure for soft modes (e.g. cycle routes, pedestrian facilities) and infrastructure for urban freight systems. Quality passenger transport is highly dependent on improved infrastructure whilst continued efficient operations are reliant on adequate and timely maintenance. This element will also include better sharing of road-space between guided vehicles (e.g. trams and guided buses) and bus lanes as well as separate dedicated public transport routes. With respect to walking and cycling, easy substitutes for trips of less than 5 kilometers, improvements in infrastructure quality and safety, design of cycle ways and pavements, parking spaces for bicycles, and more will be addressed. Freight transport infrastructure issues to be considered will include loading areas, appropriate access control including signage as well as other measures to improve productivity with reduced disruption.

Contacts

info@urban-mobility-solutions.eu
FEHRL
This Webinar presentation was created under the project:

SOLUTIONS

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