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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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64 - 84 out of 107 results.
Jan 1999
0

Summary

 

OpenTrack is a software tool for modelling the variability of real life public transport operation. By means of dynamic simulations, communities and operators can answer...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Other
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
Jul 2017
0

Summary

This strategic document supports cities and local municipalities to guide them through the process of implementing a new bike sharing system, to systematically assess new offers for such systems, to improve and promote current systems and to upgrade and grow existing bike sharing fleets. It was...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach
  • Other

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
  • Other
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
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
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
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
Jun 2017
0

Summary

 

Paramics Discovery is a micro-simulation modelling tool developed with the aim to assist transport planners, traffic and highway...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

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

Summary

Stakeholder involvement is a key element of identifying, evaluating and prioritising future user needs, new transport concepts, implications and potential reactions from society. Quite frequently, such participatory approaches involve stakeholders through a somewhat vague dialogue process...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
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
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
Jan 2017
0

Summary

Positive Drive is the first gamification tracking platform and app of its kind that only positively rewards preferred behaviour in traffic. It...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
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
Nov 2017
0

Summary

The RADar! reporting platform is a web-based planning and citizen participation tool by Climate Alliance. RADar! offers municipalities and their inhabitants optimal opportunities to further promote cycling in their municipality together.

Cyclists draw municipal authorities’ attention to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • 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
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
Oct 2014
0

Summary

 

Why are sustainable transport policies successful in one place but not in another? The answer to this question is complex, but it holds the keys to effective decision-making for...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
Nov 2017
0

Summary

SIADE software will allow to discover passengers mobility patterns and analyze your urban transport network. Siade's proprietary algorithm will provide a large amount of information, indicators and reports for effective and professional decision-making.

The analysis of thousands of daily...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Feb 2017
0

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
Jan 2015
5

Summary

 

The SUMP Self-Assessment tool enables planning authorities to measure their progress towards a genuine Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan.

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Other
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

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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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