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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
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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
Nov 2017
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UbiGo is a fully integrated mobility service for everyday travel (or Mobility as a Service, MaaS). It aims to make everyday life easier for urban households and foster sustainable cities...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Exploitation and business plans
  • 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 2017
0

Summary

 

Maptitude Geographic Information System (GIS) software gives you the tools, maps and demographic data you need to analyse and understand how geography affects your area....

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2017
0

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
Sep 2018
0

Summary

Streetmix is an open-source, interactive tool which can be used to design streets and street networks.

It visualises the street design process and can be used by urban planners to design sustainable urban environments.

It also allows the public to become involved in the street...

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Tool Type

  • Option generator
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
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
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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
Mar 2018
0

Summary

The PTP-Cycle project has developed a comprehensive set of resources to help cities develop a personalised travel-planning project in residential, workplace, event and university settings.

Personalised Travel Planning (PTP) is a tried and tested way of achieving sustainable modal shift....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2019
0

Summary

The People Moving Count measures how many people move through a space and by what means. This information gives us a sense of how busy a space is at different times of day and how accessible it is by different modes of transport.

You can use the People Moving Count at a variety of scales,...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
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
Jun 2017
5

Summary

With this tool, cyclists can mark incidents such as conflicts with other road users and locations subjectively perceived as improvable, unsafe or dangerous by pushing a bluetooth button. Marked locations will be...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2017
0

Summary

Seeing is believing; and believing is the first step to achieving crucial public support and even legitimisation of innovative policies.

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
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
Sep 2016
0

Summary

The French SUMP concept, called PDU (plan de déplacements urbains) was introduced in 1982, and made mandatory for large cities (over 100,000 inhabitants) in 1996....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2017
0

Summary

The MOVE Meter is an easy to use web-based tool developed to support informed decision-making in urban development. It assesses the impact of infrastructural, spatial and social-...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Option generator
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Solution Summary

MOQO is a plug-and-play solution, enabling everyone to be a shared mobility provider within 4 weeks. Be a carsharing, bike-sharing, scooter-sharing or on-demand mobility operator in your location and offer a superior experience. MOQO provides sharing on-board-units, apps,...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware

Application Area

  • Exploitation and business plans
Apr 2018
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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

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

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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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