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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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Nov 2017
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Summary

The BRT Planning Guide is intended as a guidance document mainly for planning and engineering professionals. However, others, such as non-governmental organizations, national and regional policymakers, and business groups, will find it a valuable resource as well, when advocating for their...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jun 2017
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Summary

Add custom 3D visualisations to a web or mobile map by using Mapbox fill-extrusion layer type and specifying the height and base height of a polygon feature....

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jul 2013
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Summary

 

ADVANCE: better planning, better cities! The ADVANCE Audit is a practical tool for improving Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in cities and municipalities. It provides a...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jun 2014
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Summary

Active Mobility Consultancy (AMC) Campaigns aim to overcome subjective barriers to public transport use and to highlight the clear benefits of sustainable modes such as walking and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Aug 2019
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Summary

The Age + Gender Tally is a method for recording how many people move through or stay in a public space at specific times, along with estimations of their age and gender. This data gives us a better sense of who is using a particular space, who does not feel welcome to do so, or who is unable to... Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Feb 2017
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Summary

Aimsun develops Aimsun Next traffic modelling software, which allows you to model anything from a single intersection to an entire region. With thousands of licensed users in government agencies, consultancies, and universities all over the world, Aimsun Next stands out for the exceptionally...

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Tool Type

  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 2014
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Summary

 

Amitran is an assessment methodology. It provides a framework for evaluating the effects of Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) applications for transport in...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
May 2017
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Summary

The BC Analytics tool allows in-depth insight into GPS cycling data, analysis, scenario building and evaluation of cycling infrastructure projects. The tool visualises data in the form...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2016
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Summary

The BRT Standard is an evaluation tool for world-class bus rapid transit (BRT) based on international best practices. It is also the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus rapid transit design to establish a common definition of BRT and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Mar 2017
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Summary

In the course of introducing electric vehicle systems into public transport fleets, current scientific findings and initial practical experience go hand in hand. Today, transport companies, which strategically decide to introduce electric buses, are no longer confronted with the problem of...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Apr 2017
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Summary

"Bike Benefit" is a tool to motivate people to travel by bicycle and also to further motivate those, who already travel by bicycle to continue doing so for their daily transportation. At...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Mar 2017
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Summary

Bike To Work is a customizable campaign feature that can be integrated into the Bike Citizens app, allowing any scale of...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
May 2017
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Summary

Bike Citizens (BC) is a suite of mobile apps and web-tools based on GPS bicycle tracking. For more detailed information please refer to respective database entry of each of the following...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Feb 2017
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Summary

Biklio is an app that creates a network of recognition and benefits to urban bicycle users, linking them to local businesses and the cycling community for the good of their city....

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Mar 2017
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Summary

This tool allows to utilise the potentials of crowdsourcing techniques to improve innovations. Innovation has now become a more democratic process for many organisations; through the use...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Sep 2018
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Summary

The CIPTEC Crowdsourcing platform aims to to support the generation of innovative ideas in Public Transport from different groups of individuals, and in parallel to stimulate dialogue and discussion among all stakeholders involved in the process. 

CIPTEC's research focuses on using...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2017
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Summary

A general shift towards sustainable modes of travel is taking place. Children are using more sustainable modes to go to school and workers are using cars less. Developing and implementing a travel plan can reduce the need for people to travel to and from a location and encourage others to travel...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2017
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Summary

Hyper-urbanisation, climate change, and demographic and societal changes are some of the trends that have put pressure on transport networks and set obstacles to door-to-door mobility. Technological breakthroughs can tackle many of the problems, and produce novel mobility services that could...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

In many European cities public transport is basic, particularly in eastern and South-eastern European cities and smaller new member state towns. they provide a minimal social service and are not an attractive or sustainable trans-port choice. However, there are effective and in-expensive...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Following the success of bike-sharing, which emerged due to technological progress and business innovations, new forms of shared mobility using small and often electric vehicles (e.g., e-bikes (electric bikes) and e-scooters (electric scooters) etc.) have started to appear in cities. They are...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the concept of selling to travellers a personalized package of multi-modal mobility services (carshare, public transport, taxi, bike) that are paid for in one transaction for each journey or time period, not in a separate transaction with each transport provide....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication

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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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