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This website contains a large library of e-learning resources about all aspects of sustainable mobility. Below you can filter this collection of past eCourses, recorded webinars, presentations held at webinars, training material, etc. By selecting multiple criteria you will narrow down the search results. If you leave a filter empty, it is the same as if you selected all options in a given field.

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Apr 2019
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STARS webinars

Launched in October 2017 and standing for Shared mobility opporTunities And challenges foR European citieS, STARS aims to explore the diffusion of car sharing in Europe, its connections with technological and social innovations, and its impact on other transport modes.   In the first STARS webinar, the project results so far were introduced:
  • Typologies and characteristics of car sharing in Europe;
  • Analysis of business models of car sharing services across Europe; and   
  • Socio-economic factors and mobility styles of car sharing users.
Five of the seven STARS Uptake cities were also introduced. They will follow the project and be engaged in certain knowledge transfer activities.  

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Webinar

Apr 2019
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CIVITAS SUNRISE Webinars

Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), project partners of CIVITAS SUNRISE, organised a webinar on how to adapt Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) to the neighbourhood level.

The points addressed were:

  • What is a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)?
  • Benefits
  • Process of a SUMP: from step 1 to 11
  • Good practices examples
  • Q/A round

Key take away: Integrating not only passengers but also freight in the SUMP development decreases noise, emissions and congestion in the neighbourhoods, improves road safety, enhances business economic development, and improves the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the transportation of goods.

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CIVITAS SUNRISE

eCourse

Mar 2019
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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up eCourses

The third CIVITAS SUMPs-Up e-course focuses on how to ensure that sustainable urban mobility planning is a strategic long-term process. The SUMP should not be seen as yet another plan that. SUMP should have clear objectives and a set of SMART targets that have been selected based on the vision for mobility. It should be planned carefully how it will be measured whether the targets are being as well as the evaluation of the planning process itself.

SUMP should be also integrated with other related processes. How to harmonize SUMP with strategies of alike sectors in order to reach an integrated perspective for sustainable cities, how to create links between transport, energy and pollution reduction when planning, and what are the benefits are crucial aspects in the SUMP development which planners should not overlook. To ensure successful implementation of SUMPs necessary resources should be secured and risks and mitigation strategies identified. Finally, “quick-win” measures that help to gain political commitment should be identified.

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up
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SUMPs-Up

eCourse

Mar 2019
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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up eCourses

The second CIVITAS SUMPs-Up e-course focuses on the importance of co-creating the process and the plan together with different stakeholders.  It gives advice on how to elaborate a public participation and communication strategy and how to integrate participation in the overall process. The course presents concrete examples of methods and tools that can be used in workshops and events with different stakeholder groups.

Developing a common vision with citizens and other interest groups is a crucial start of the SUMP process. It creates ownership and acceptance, when citizens´ ideas and view point are taken into account. Using the community´s knowledge can provide valuable input for the city administration in developing their SUMP.

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up
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SUMPs-Up

eCourse

Mar 2019
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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up eCourses

The first CIVITAS SUMPs-Up e-course focuses on the phase preparing well in the SUMP cycle. It gives advice how to initiate the SUMP process. Before elaborating a SUMP strategy and selecting the right measures it is important to understand the local, regional and national framework influencing the SUMP preparation and implementation as well as to analyse the current mobility situationand planning practices.

Cooperation and participation are one of the main principles of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning. The course gives advice what should be taken into account when setting-up a project management structure and gives tips how to map different urban mobility stakeholders that should be involved and promote cooperation across sectors and borders. 

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up
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SUMPs-Up

Webinar

Mar 2019
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CIVITAS ECCENTRIC webinar

Vulnerable groups such as children, older people, or people with disabilities depend on public transportation and accessible public space to stay mobile. Women are also more regular users of public transport than men.

Therefore, sustainable urban mobility planning needs to provide inclusive and accessible means of mobility for all of these groups.

The first CIVITAS ECCENTRIC thematic webinar offered insights from mobility planners and practitioners into different aspects of the topic:

  • Solutions and mobility measures addressing gender issues;
  • Improving walkability for all;
  • Offering better mobility for children and the elderly.

The city of Umeå (Sweden), host of the CIVITAS Forum 2018, shared their experiences of addressing gender issues in their city. 

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ECCENTRIC

Webinar

Feb 2019
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CIVITAS PROSPERITY Webinars

This webinar demystifyed monitoring and evaluation in SUMPs, explaining in simple terms what to measure and how, and how to set meaningful targets, giving real life examples from actual SUMPs.  The overall message was that monitoring and evaluation is simpler than you might expect and does not always require gathering large amounts of data.

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CIVITAS PROSPERITY
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PROSPERITY

Webinar

Feb 2019
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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up Mobility Practitioner Webinars

Watch the first webinar from SUMPs-Up's series for mobility practitioners. Focusing on tools to use when beginning the SUMP process, Kristina Gaučė from the city of Vilnius, Lithuania, also presents her experiences.

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up
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SUMPs-Up

Webinar

Feb 2019
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CIVITAS PROSPERITY Webinars

How do you decide which measures to include in your SUMP to achieve your objectives and fit with your policies?  This webinar set out some straightforward ways to do this, so that your SUMP ultimately contains an package of measures that are implementable but also effective.  It also covered in particular the purpose and setting of policies, and multi-criteria analysis.

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Webinar

Jan 2019
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CIVITAS PROSPERITY Webinars

András EKÉS from Mobilissimus in Hungary presents on practicalities in SUMP communication.

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CIVITAS PROSPERITY
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PROSPERITY

Webinar

Dec 2018
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CIVITAS PROSPERITY Webinars

Bridging the gap between SUMP-theory and practice is already a difficult exercise. Translating this in a clear and attractive political message seems even more so.

Carl Hanssens, vice-mayor for mobility of Sint-Niklaas (Belgium) talks from own experience on how a careful and thought-through stakeholder management process helped convey a positive political message and simultaneously built political buy-in for the write-up and execution of the city's SUMP. Learn more on how in this webinar.

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CIVITAS PROSPERITY
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PROSPERITY

Webinar

Nov 2018
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CIVITAS PROSPERITY Webinars

A participatory approach has become one of the basic characteristics of sustainable urban mobility planning. Institutional cooperation and participation are continuous activities that should start early during the SUMP process definition phase.

This webinar will help you - (city) SUMP planning professionals - to:

  • basically understand better how communication and participation work.
  • become acquainted with the principles and concepts of stakeholder participation and citizen involvement in the development of SUMPs.
  • comprehend the role of drivers, challenges and common practises of ‘good’ participatory processes; and finally
  • raise participation in SUMP a level higher.

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CIVITAS PROSPERITY
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PROSPERITY

Webinar

Nov 2018
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SPICE project webinars

SPICE is an EU-financed coordination and support action, which aims to bring together public procurers to share information and assist them in using procurement as a tool to implement innovative transport and mobility solutions. Our aim has been not only to collect the best practices, but also share them and, in turn, improve public procurement throughout Europe.

To this end, the SPICE consortium organised a series of workshops and webinars. In this final webinar, the SPICE team will disclose the key findings of the project.

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SPICE
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SPICE

Webinar

Nov 2018
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SPICE project webinars

This series of webinars were created as part of the SPICE project, a project under the CIVITAS Initiative that ran until August 2018.

SPICE collected and assessed current practices of public procurements for sustainable transport and mobility projects in Europe, and shared good practices with other public procurers.

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SPICE
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SPICE

Webinar

Oct 2018
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Meeting of the Minds

Parking is a particularly tough issue for cities across the globe. Municipalities, both large and small, face the challenge of balancing the needs of a range of stakeholders - residents, tourists, pedestrians, businesses, schools, and others - who all have different parking demands. The city of Bad Hersfeld, Germany, sought to change how it handles traffic for both residents and visitors, particularly during special events.

A small city of approximately 30,000 just outside of Frankurt, Bad Hersfield is well known for its festivals, particularly the Bad Hersfelder Festspiele. The city's Mayor, Thomas Fehling, implemented a more streamlined approach to parking management with the help of smart parking IoT solutions.

In this webinar, Mayor Fehling will share how the city deployed this new technology, which reduced the amount of time drivers searched for parking, lessened congestion on the roadways, lowered emissions, and increased efficiencies across its open-air parking lots. He will be joined by Thomas Hohenacker, Cleverciti Systems CEO, who will share some of his key insights from his work deploying parking solutions across cities in the Middle East, Europe and the US.Less

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