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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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Jul 2013
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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
Feb 2017
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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
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
Jul 2018
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Summary

In response to this problematic caused by the construction industry, the project SUCCESS aims to reduce the negative impacts caused by the freight distribution in urban areas and have a better understanding of its logistic supply chain. In order to do this, the SUCCESS project focuses on the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Jan 2014
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Summary

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities start with setting up a plan that describes the current situation (= baseline), planning objectives, intended activities, responsibilities and processes. It can be...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set

Application Area

  • Evaluation and monitoring
Mar 2016
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Summary

Monitoring and evaluation activities deliver data about the progress of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) development process and the impact of policy measures. They are carried out before, during and after the implementation of transport measures. Providing regular information to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
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
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 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
Jun 2018
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Summary

Cities play a key role in promoting electric vehicles. Ideally, they would blend a structured and effective e-mobility strategy with a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, helping to improve air quality and reduce noise, energy and car dependency.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Co-creative processes, involving different stake-holders, are increasingly replacing the top down planning approach. the co-creative process has evolved from citizens’ movements such as action groups that oppose (city) government planning and projects to stakeholders or partners involved in the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

It is time to give back part of the public space to children to support their social, cognitive and emotional development. Currently most of the public space is occupied by motorised vehicles – the METAMORPHOSIS project starts to use this big potential of space and transforms it with the needs...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

The goal of this document is to provide the reader with a brief background into the current state of urban logistics and the innovative solutions used to bring about change to the organisation of the transport system and to the relationships between businesses, governments, regulators, operators...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Based on crowd funded studies citizen’s movements can play a much stronger role in co-creative processes by formulating well documented critics on government plans and  delivering  well-designed  alternative concepts. by doing so in the Antwerp case concerning the completion of the ring motor-...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Sustainable Urban Mobility

Being easily associated with active transport modes, cultural and recreational activities are very efficient in making people aware of alternative uses for and potential of the spaces usually occupied by motorised traffic. therefore, they can enable an...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Graphic facilitation is a set of techniques that revolve around the predominant use of visual tools (images, drawings, maps, and other graphic elements) to transmit, produce, and collaboratively analyse ideas within a specific focused group of people.

This innovation brief is available...

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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
Jan 2020
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Summary

For almost twenty years the northern region of Belgium, Flanders, has provided leading guidance on local SUMP support. this year (2019) they introduced a new Decree (act) to facilitate a new approach across fifteen transport regions. the new Decree is a regulatory framework that will give...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • 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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