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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
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
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
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
Sep 2018
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Summary

The EU-funded CIMEC project (Cooperative ITS for Mobility in European Cities), aims to facilitate the take-up of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) by increasing the alignment of technological solutions with user needs, thereby reducing perceived barriers and risks in deployment....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

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

“CIT2ADM for Pedestrians” is a mobile cloud application available on Android mobile phone, pointing out issues and problems met by any pedestrian during its travels in the public place. This collaborative solution allows the pedestrians to indicate, in real time and directly to the municipality...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

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
Jan 2020
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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
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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
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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

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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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