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Tool Inventory

Welcome to the CIVITAS Urban Mobility Tool Inventory

The CIVITAS Tool Inventory is an online database of over 200 tools and methods that helps local authorities make better informed decisions about which planning tools to apply in their given local context.

It features a broad range of tools and methods – including guidelines, software, manuals, mobile apps, games, and planning approaches – that are useful for all steps of the urban mobility planning process, from scenario building and measure selection to implementation and evaluation. To find the tool most relevant to your needs, you can filter the selection in several ways:

If you select filters from different categories, such as “German” from Language and Software from "Tool Type", then only tools matching both those filters are displayed. You can also use the general search bar to look for tools by name.

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Jan 2015
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Summary

Based on the authors’ rich experiences, this book (180 pages) demonstrates that evaluation of measures aimed at more sustainable mobility is an extremely useful task, which can be...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Nov 2018
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Summary

Automation-ready modelling – how does it work?

The following steps were undertaken to achieve this milestone:

  • Co-simulations were run thanks to a connection between the control logic of VEDECOM, the software PreScan from TASS International and the microscopic simulation software...
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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
May 2018
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Summary

A growing number of individuals and organisations support increased walking and cycling in cities and towns. They recognise that walking and cycling help support the creation of liveable, sustainable and economically healthy communities. They see how communities that have introduced more walking...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2016
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Summary

The urban transport roadmaps tool is a web-based system to help city authorities develop urban transport roadmaps that address the most pressing environmental, social and economic issues faced by their...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Aug 2019
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Summary

The Twelve Quality Criteria is a tool for researching how public spaces are experienced by their users. More specifically, it’s used to evaluate whether different features of a public space are protective, comfortable, and enjoyable for people spending time there.

The thinking behind these...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Apr 2017
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Summary

Facebots has become part of the smart city movement in order to work for a more accessible city: using city data to make it smarter and more connected. We collect data, process them, redistribute them to modern men so they can get the information in real time on the right place at the right time...

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Tool Type

  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Sep 2019
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Summary

The case for a Construction Consolidation Centre (CCC) strongly depends on the context. SUCCESS thus provides a toolkit that addresses all relevant stakeholders: it allows construction and transport companies, as well as local authorities, to self-evaluate the complexity of their future...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Exploitation and business plans
Jan 2016
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Summary

The Urban Nodes Assessment Tool is an Excel template to assess the impact of transport measures on high-level policy objectives related to SUMP (Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning).

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Apr 2017
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Summary

 

TRavelVU is a digital travel survey method. It is cheaper than data gathering through traditional methods and delivers more accurate and more reliable results....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2015
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Summary

TRAST (transport for an attractive city) are the Swedish guidelines for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans ("trafikstrategi" in Swedish). It is a handbook supporting municipalities in...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2017
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Summary

The TOD Standard is a powerful tool to help shape and assess urban development. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of public transit and non-motorized mobility while placing the emphasis firmly back on the users: people.

The Standard outlines eight core principles of urban design and...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jul 2018
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Summary

StreetBuilder is the first citizen-centric digital service that accelerates local planning and delivery. We’re giving a social purpose to Smart Cities and the Internet of Things.

Street infrastructure on your doorstep affects how you get to work, how you take your kids to school, what...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Jul 2017
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Summary

The SCBA is a decision support tool that measures and weighs various impacts of a project or policy. It compares project costs (capital and operating expenses) with a broad range of (...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2017
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Summary

 

SiMPlify's Mobility Tool is a globally applicable tool to help cities develop fact-based and integrated sustainable urban mobility plans based on 19 sustainable mobility indicators.

Endorsed by the European Commission, the indicators are grounded in science and span four...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Aug 2018
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Summary

SUNRISE is the acronym for Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Research and Implementation Support in Europe. The SUNRISE mission is to develop, implement, assess and facilitate co-learning about new, collaborative ways to address common urban mobility challenges at the urban district level through...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
May 2018
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Summary

Based on the latest research results and state-of-the-art technologies, AIT offers tailor-made scalable solutions for simulation, analysis and planning.

Visitor, passenger, and customer flows are simulated in a multitude of environments using software tools developed at the AIT....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Nov 2017
0

Summary

The RADar! reporting platform is a web-based planning and citizen participation tool by Climate Alliance. RADar! offers municipalities and their inhabitants optimal opportunities to further promote cycling in their municipality together.

Cyclists draw municipal authorities’ attention to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 2016
5

Summary

 

QGIS (previously known as Quantum GIS) is a free and open-source computer application for viewing, editing and analysis of geographical data, i.e. a Geographic Information...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 1977
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Summary

Planning for Real® is a community planning tool that has been around since the late 1970s. It enables local residents to be involved in planning for, and within, their own communities....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Sep 2016
0

Summary

PTV Viswalk is a microscopic pedestrian traffic simulation tool. Whether simulating pedestrians along urban roads, passengers transferring in stations, occupants escaping from a building or visitors of a festival – PTV Viswalk allows you to simulate pedestrian movement. PTV Viswalk is rounded...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2016
5

Summary

PTV Visum is a complete software package for traffic analyses, forecasts and GIS-based data management on city, regional or national levels. It consistently models all transport modes and their interactions in a unified network data model. Sophisticated tools for management, import/export and...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection

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The Tool Inventory is a joint initiative CIVITAS SATELLITE and the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project. Please note that including a tool does not imply an endorsement from CIVITAS SATELLITE or SUMPs-Up of the tool. The responsibility for tools lies entirely with their providers.

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