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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 2016
0

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
Dec 2015
4.5

Summary

 

SWITCH represents a specific strategy of behaviour change campaigns to motivate people to “switch” short car trips to active modes of transport such as walking and cycling. In...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
May 2019
0

Summary

The company I represent, Terrain Technologies has developed “SIADE” a platform for optimization and analysis of public transport networks and passenger mobility, which has the same objectives: "The highest quality of service with the highest efficiency.” Our development starts from the point of...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Other
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
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
Sep 2016
5

Summary

PTV Vissim is a microscopic multi-modal traffic flow simulation tool. Whether comparing junction geometries, analysing public transport priority schemes or considering the effects of certain signalling – PTV Vissim allows you to simulate traffic patterns exactly. Motorised private transport,...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
May 2017
0

Summary

 

Naviki is a bicycle route finding and navigation programme / app which allows users to:

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Apr 2018
0

Summary

A large category of people face challenges in using public transport or moving around cities. This includes not only people with long-term or permanent disabilities, but also the elderly, people with temporary injuries, or people travelling with heavy luggage or young children.

Due to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Apr 2018
0

Summary

What happens when you remove a car lane to put in a new bicycle lane? Or you give pedestrians more time to cross a busy road? FLOW published a new collection of Quick Facts from cities who measured the impact pedestrian and cyclist measures have on congestion.

The CIVITAS FLOW project...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Other

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

This training material is also available in the following languages: BG...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

This training material is also available in the following languages: BG (part 1)...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

How cities can engage with citizens through the use of social media, mapping, and apps to collect data in order to improve the processes of design, planning and implementation of mobility management measures within a SUMP.

This innovation brief is available in the following languages:...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Uber is a revolutionary ridesharing and chauffeuring service based on an app. it is quickly expanding, acts worldwide in 500 cities and can completely disrupt existing established taxi-service.

This innovation brief is available in the following languages:...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

National SUMP Supporting Programmes (NSSPs) are run at the national or regional government level to encourage, support, require and/or give incentives and disincentives to cities and other local governments to implement SUMPs. Countries and regions that are known for a long history of SUMP...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Superblocks represent an innovative urban planning scheme to reduce the amount of public space taken by private cars in the streets and give it back to the people. Superblocks foster social life in neighbourhoods by allowing different uses of public space, not just mobility.

This...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

The bike-sharing (bike hire) concept has been available for decades, but since the turn of the millennium such systems have spread across the globe and have become part of the sustainable mobility offer for many cities. these schemes traditionally provide public hire bikes at bike ‘docking...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Placemaking is an approach to planning where people are engaged in a collaborative process to bring social life to public spaces through affordable, human-scale, and near-term changes. it is a good ally of Sustainable Urban mobility Plans (SUMP). its participatory philosophy is in line with SUMP...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

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
0

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
0

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

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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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