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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 2018
0

Summary

Automation-ready modelling – how does it work?

The following steps were undertaken to achieve this milestone:

  • Co-simulations were run thanks to a connection between the control logic of VEDECOM, the software PreScan from TASS International and the microscopic simulation software...
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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Does the next traffic light show green in a few seconds? Drive through or brake? Would you rather drive a little slower to stay in the Green Wave?

Or just cruise along as it will be a while before the lights turn green. And when exactly will it be green again?

 

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Sep 2019
0

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
Sep 2018
0

Summary

A large number of cities throughout Europe still cite a lack of strong technical support and quality control for SUMPs from the national level, thereby hindering SUMP take-up.

To ascertain where and to what extent this applies, SUMPs-Up collaborated closely with CIVITAS PROSPERITY to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Apr 2017
0

Summary

 

TRavelVU is a digital travel survey method. It is cheaper than data gathering through traditional methods and delivers more accurate and more reliable results....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2015
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Summary

TRAST (transport for an attractive city) are the Swedish guidelines for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans ("trafikstrategi" in Swedish). It is a handbook supporting municipalities in...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2018
0

Summary

While support is available for local authorities in the selection of measures and measure packages, including SUMPs-Up manuals on the theme, they are nonetheless missing more precise information on how to implement these measures successfully. 

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
0

Summary

The Smart Way to Antwerp launched a multimodal route planner on its website. This has now also been made available as an app for smartphones. These both feed into Antwerp's work as part of the CIVITAS PORTIS project.

The route planner combines routes on foot with those on (folding) bikes...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • 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 2018
0

Summary

Despite increases in Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) support and knowledge for local authorities in recent years, SUMP take-up has remained relatively slow. There is a requirement for a more systematic understanding of and support for SUMP development and implementation.

Three...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jul 2018
0

Summary

Although knowledge concerning the reasons for low SUMP take-up and the challenges and barriers to its development exists within the SUMP community, the Needs Assessment provides the first systematic empirical assessment of SUMP take-up in Europe. Both quantitative and qualitative research...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Feb 2017
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Summary

Traffic simulations facilitate the evaluation of infrastructure changes as well as policy changes before they are implemented on the road. For example, the effectiveness of environmental...

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Other
Nov 2018
0

Summary

SUITS Crowd sourcing Model for Local Authorities - Integrating Citizen Mobility data & Logistics data

On the basis of existing tools SUITS is providing resource-light, reliable means to use real time, open data or more targeted methods for gathering freight and citizen information,...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Jun 2018
0

Summary

SMART SURVEY is the complete, out-of-the-box solution for mobility surveys via smartphone app and web service.

It yields high-precision, multimodal mobility data for traffic planning, mobility research, cities and communities. The SMART SURVEY App automatically tracks the routes...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
May 2018
0

Summary

Based on the latest research results and state-of-the-art technologies, AIT offers tailor-made scalable solutions for simulation, analysis and planning.

Visitor, passenger, and customer flows are simulated in a multitude of environments using software tools developed at the AIT....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Sep 2018
0

Summary

SUCCESS has chosen to target the construction industry as a major impacting sector on city logistics which has un-exploited potentials of improvement of the efficiency of goods, waste and service trips in EU cities, by answering the challenges pinpointed by the European Commission and in...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2011
0

Summary

This toolkit provides guidelines on communication with citizens about sustainable urban mobility options.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2016
0

Summary

 

RIAT+ is a regional Integrated Assessment Modelling tool developed during the OPERA project (LIFE09 ENV/IT/000092). It has been designed to help regional decision makers to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Dec 2014
0

Summary

Planning urban mobility is a complex undertaking for any city, even more so when urban functions, people and mobility are scattered across different towns of polycentric regions. The Poly-SUMP Methodology has been developed and is being used to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Oct 1977
0

Summary

Planning for Real® is a community planning tool that has been around since the late 1970s. It enables local residents to be involved in planning for, and within, their own communities....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
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

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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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