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Tool Inventory

Welcome to the CIVITAS Urban Mobility Tool Inventory

The CIVITAS Tool Inventory is an online database of over 100 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 2012
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Summary

Municipalities usually maintain road surface markings through the combined use of their internal staff and outside contractors. The evaluation of the work of external contractors is...

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Other
Sep 2018
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Summary

The present guide builds on two extremely positive trends:

  1. Cycling is fun, healthy, easy on the wallet and environmentally friendly. Moreover, the bicycle is an extremely fexible and efcient means of transport. Cycling thus enhances not only the quality of life of cyclists...
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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
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
Feb 2017
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Summary

Biklio is an app that creates a network of recognition and benefits to urban bicycle users, linking them to local businesses and the cycling community for the good of their city....

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Apr 2018
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Summary

BuyZET project BuyZET is a Horizon 2020 project that looks into the procurement of innovative solutions for zero emission urban delivery of goods and services. The main goals of BuyZET project are:

  • To boost demand for zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and other zero emission urban...
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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Feb 2018
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Summary

Background to the mapping report

BuyZET aims for procurement of innovative solutions for zero emission urban delivery of goods and services. This report outlines the methods and results of the transportation footprint mapping exercise that identifies high priority procurement areas....

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2018
0

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
Sep 2017
0

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
Sep 2018
0

Summary

The EU wants to phase out conventionally fuelled vehicles by 2050 and move towards carbon neutral urban logistics by 2030. To achieve this ambitious objective, it developed legislation and provided financial incentives to encourage cities to use alternatively fuelled vehicles and create related...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2016
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Summary

This is the fourth policy note in the CIVITAS Policy Analysis series developed by CIVITAS WIKI. CIVITAS WIKI policy notes are intended to inform decision makers and urban professionals on relevant topics that currently play an important role in urban mobility planning and operations.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2016
0

Summary

The mission of the CIVITAS WIKI project was to provide information on clean urban transport and the CIVITAS Initiative to EU city planners, decision-makers and citizens. With its policy documents, WIKI wants to inform people in cities about a number of topics that currently play an important...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jul 2015
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Summary

The mission of the CIVITAS WIKI project is to provide information on clean urban transport and the CIVITAS Initiative to EU city planners, decision-makers and citizens. With its policy documents WIKI aims to inform people in cities about a number of topics that currently play an important role...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2012
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Summary

The Citizen Engagement Shelf is a list of 42 publications/websites which provide a wealth of information about citizen participation in the field of mobility. The Shelf provides the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Sep 2012
0

Summary

This document summarises the lessons learned about citizen engagement in the CIVITAS ELAN project. The approach of CIVITAS ELAN was to “put the citizen first”. It motivated stakeholders...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Jan 2017
0

Summary

The EMPOWER Toolkit (www.empowertoolkit.eu) is the place where the wide variety of EMPOWER Tools are brought together and can be accessed.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2018
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Summary

The EXPERIENCE tool facilitates the creation of virtual 3D models of existing or planned buildings or urban spaces in a in a cost-efficient manner thanks to state-of-the-art technologies. 

The system includes natural movements, ambient noise and pedestrian flows in the simulation as well...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Method / Approach
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Dec 2013
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Summary

”Focus on Cycling – Copenhagen Guidelines for the Design of Road Projects” translates the City of Copenhagen’s traffic policies into practical guidelines at the project level. ...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Sep 2014
5

Summary

 

This 16-page guideline presents practical advice for urban practitioners intending to create people-friendly streets and public spaces. It introduces the underlying concepts and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Jul 2018
0

Summary

The Health Economic Assessment Tool, or HEAT, can be used when planning new infrastructure for cyclists or pedestrians, and provides valuable information for related economic and health impact assessments.

The tool can also help make the case for more investment in cycling and walking...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring

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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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