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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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106 - 126 out of 177 results.
Oct 2017
0

Summary

The EU project OPTIMUM developed and offers free of charge a multimodal route-planning application (app) that features smart notifications and proactive recommendations to encourage “greener” transport behaviour.

The app supports multimodal route planning in three major European cities:...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Other
Jun 2018
0

Summary

Urban freight planning and operations need to fully recognise the economic, demographic, technological, societal and legal challenges that will shape the mobility of goods in urban areas in the future.

To help cities implement their urban freight initiatives, a better understanding of...

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2017
0

Summary

Too often, good ideas in local government get stuck in the technicalities of transferring data between formats or making geospatial information available in the open. Mapbox Cities is a...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
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
Jan 2018
0

Summary

There exist numerous handbooks and good practice collections which illustrate success stories from cities all over the world which have become leaders in active mobility promotion and public space design for people. They provide excellent recommendations to planners and urban designers about how...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • 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
May 2018
0

Summary

With PLAN, the AIT combines top mathematical know-how with methods developed in-house and decades of research in the transport industry, in order to provide efficiency, economy and environmental compatibility in

  • transport logistics,
  • route planning and
  • fleet...
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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Sep 2018
0

Summary

The POSSE project has undertaken a range of activities to facilitate the exchange and sharing of knowledge and experience on how to develop, implement and maintain Open Specifications and Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) as applied to urban road traffic management.

The...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • 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
Jul 2018
0

Summary

The tool examines and quantifies possible parking policy contribution to decreasing the air pollution through a reduction in parking search extent, based on parking policy i.e. time limit and price as a common parking management policy in central areas. The outcome of the tool is the selection...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
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. Collaborations and exchange are needed across a diverse stakeholder group from various sectors and perspectives to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
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
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
Feb 2018
0

Summary

The purpose of this publication is to provide public authorities and public transport operators with the information they need to prepare and implement active mobility consultancy campaigns...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

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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