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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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Jul 2013
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ADVANCE: better planning, better cities! The ADVANCE Audit is a practical tool for improving Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in cities and municipalities. It provides a...

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  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Feb 2017
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Aimsun develops Aimsun Next traffic modelling software, which allows you to model anything from a single intersection to an entire region. With thousands of licensed users in government agencies, consultancies, and universities all over the world, Aimsun Next stands out for the exceptionally...

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  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Mar 2017
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In the course of introducing electric vehicle systems into public transport fleets, current scientific findings and initial practical experience go hand in hand. Today, transport companies, which strategically decide to introduce electric buses, are no longer confronted with the problem of...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jul 2018
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In response to this problematic caused by the construction industry, the project SUCCESS aims to reduce the negative impacts caused by the freight distribution in urban areas and have a better understanding of its logistic supply chain. In order to do this, the SUCCESS project focuses on the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Mar 2017
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This tool allows to utilise the potentials of crowdsourcing techniques to improve innovations. Innovation has now become a more democratic process for many organisations; through the use...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Jun 2018
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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
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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
Jan 2020
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Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the concept of selling to travellers a personalized package of multi-modal mobility services (carshare, public transport, taxi, bike) that are paid for in one transaction for each journey or time period, not in a separate transaction with each transport provide....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2014
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This Policy Note focuses on gender-sensitive mobility planning. In both the international body of literature and transport planning, the gender dimension of mobility and sustainability...

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  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Sep 2016
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The mission of the CIVITAS WIKI project is to provide information on clean urban transport and on the CIVITAS Initiative to EU city planners, decision-makers and citizens. With its policy documents, WIKI wants to inform people in the cities on a number of topics that currently play an important...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2016
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This document provides a simple and easy to use set of indicators that cities can use to measure how well their transport and mobility system is performing. Data gathered regularly can...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Jun 2018
5

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The main objective of the city logistics living labs is to foster long-term cooperative relationships between local authorities, industry and academia to enable proactive implementation...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

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
Apr 2018
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Study from the European Commission - Mobility and Transport Directorate General with the objective to develop guidance documents including best practices on six different aspects of urban logistics. The target group being local and regional administrations. Each topic includes one non-binding...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Sep 2018
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ELIPTIC – Electrification of Public Transport in Cities – was a three-year Horizon 2020 research and innovation project, running from 2015 to 2018, and part of the CIVITAS initiative for clean urban transport. The consortium consisted of 33 partners from 8 EU countries representing various...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Sep 2018
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Summary

The overall aim of ELIPTIC was to develop new concepts and business cases to optimise existing electric infrastructure and rolling stock use, saving both money and energy. ELIPTIC advocates electrification of the public transport sector and helps to develop political support for the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
May 2018
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The aim of this publication is to inspire local campaigners to organise attractive campaign activities, to implement relevant permanent measures and to celebrate Car-Free Day.

The Thematic Guidelines present an explanation of this year’s campaign theme and call-to-action (‘Mix and Move...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
May 2018
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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
Jan 2017
5

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The NOVELOG Evaluation Tool formulates a multi-criteria, multi-stakeholder decision making process, which facilitates the establishment and combination of objectives, performance criteria and indicators and...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Exploitation and business plans
Oct 2014
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Summary

The EVIDENCE Common Practice Reader intends to convey a better understanding of:

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
Apr 2018
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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
Feb 2018
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Interfaces Portugal creates tailor made technological solutions, develops operational consulting and implements performance training to provide teams well trained and motivated to the transport operators. With University of Minho - Computer Graphics Center - CCG, they have specified and...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other

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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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