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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

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: New pricing measures

Road user charging addresses problems such as congested road networks, environmental issues, traffic management and funding challenges for urban infrastructure. This course will give you an overview of the history of road user charging, what can be achieved with it and the technology available. Design, revenue, costs, equity issues and stakeholders will also be touched on, as will lessons from cities where road charging has succeeded and where it has failed.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

May 2014
Free
en.

The HUB webinar series

Webinar recordings or presentations on various topics related to urban transport, mainly with a focus on developing countries, esp. India

Contacts

hub@wri.org
World Resource Institute various

eCourse

May 2014
Free
en.

TIDE: Cross-cutting themes

The TIDE project addresses a range of innovative measures in transport (pricing measures, non-motorised transport, data and traffic management, electric mobility, public transport organisation). This course addresses how innovations in each of these areas fit into the larger picture of sustainable urban mobility planning in your town, city or region.

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
Free
en.

ACTUATE: Eco-driving - hybridbus

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 hybrid bus.

Contacts

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

Actuate

eCourse

May 2014
Free
cs.

ACTUATE: Eco-driving - tram

Přestože nejlepším způsob, jak si osvojit techniky bezpečné a hospodárné jízdy je praktický výcvik v podmínkách městského provozu, existují i další vhodné učební metody. Tým projektu ACTUATE připravil on-line vzdělávací kurzy rozdělené na jednotlivé tématické části, které jsou zaměřeny na profesionální řidiče a jejich zdokonalování v bezpečné a hospodárné jízdě.

Tato část je věnována typu vozidla - tramvaj.

Contacts

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

Actuate

eCourse

May 2014
Free
de.

ACTUATE: Eco-driving - hybridbus

Die effektivste Art, umweltbewusstes Fahren zu trainieren, ist das Fahrertraining auf der Straße, aber es gibt auch andere Möglichkeiten. Das ACTUATE Team hat eine Serie von Online-Kursen für Berufskraftfahrer entwickelt, die daran interessiert sind, ihr Fahrverhalten im Sinne eines reduzierten Energieverbrauchs zu optimieren.

Dieses Modul ist für den Fahrzeugtyp Hybridbus verfügbar.

Contacts

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

Actuate

Webinar

Apr 2014
Free
en.

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
Free
en.

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
Free
en.

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

Dec 2013
Free
en.

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
Free
en.

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
Free
en.

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

Apr 2013
Free
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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

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Mobility and accessibility (2) The limits of urban planning (3) Reducing average trip distance (4) Changing modal split towards sustainable modes (5) Six best practice examples

Contacts

mnavazo@gea21.com
GEA21, Spain Sanz, A; Verdaguer, C; Velazquez, I; Mateos, M; Navazo, M.
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Introduction to energy saving (2) Current transport situation and perspectives regarding cycling and walking mobility (3) Tools and approaches for the promotion of cycling and walking in cities

Contacts

ÖKI, Italy Benjamin Auer
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

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