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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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Webinar

Jul 2018
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CIVITAS MaaS Webinars

The concept of MaaS claims to offer a personal mobility package based on lifestyle needs and delivered through a single interface and subscription. On 26 June, the first edition of the CIVITAS Webinar Series on MaaS took place. It discussed the how MaaS can be delivered sustainably. The next editions of the series are due in September and October, register here to learn about them.

Maria Kamargianni of the MaaS Lab of the renown University College London introduced the concept of MaaS, and its relation to public transport and other modes. She talked about the potential impact of MaaS for user, citing evidence of a London case study. She carried on explaining the effects MaaS might impose on urban transport as a system.

Suzanne Hoadley of Polis explained the perspective of cities and regions on Mobility as a Service. She emphasised that transport authorities are obliged to deliver mobility services to their inhabitants. Thus, she suggested that they shall keep control of the developments related to MaaS ensuring that the quality and level of service can be maintained. 

Vincent Neumayer of Wiener Linien talked about the exceptional case of Vienna, that established its own MaaS environment, including their own app company. He explained the framework in which the Vienna MaaS system is set up and the services Wiener Linien and their subsidy deliver to interested other cities and transport operators. Stella Aaltonen of the City of Turku introduced the MaaS readiness indicator, which they developed in the CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project. She explained the indicators separately, emphasising the different dimensions of the matrix and their application. She carried on introducing first results of the pilot cities.

Please find the presentations of the webinar and the recording as follows

For any questions related to the webinar please send an email to Michel Arnd ( marnd@polisnetwork.eu )  

Contacts

marnd@polisnetwork.eu
POLIS on behalf of CIVITAS SATELLITE Michel Arnd, Maria Kamargianni, Suzanne Hoadley, Vincent Neumeyer, Stella Aaltonen
This course was funded by:

EC Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement no. 713813

Webinar

Jun 2018
Free
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EIP-SCC Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Cluster Webinar

Are you interested in smart mobility? Would you like to know more about 5 European initiatives that roll out new, smarter and sustainable solutions in European cities?

The EIP-SCC Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Cluster (EIP-SCC SUM AC) is pleased to invite you to a webinar taking place on-line on 20th June 2018, from 13:00 to 14:30 CET.

This webinar will give you the opportunity to hear about the cities and companies that are leading 5 actions as part of the European Innovation Partnership in Smart cities and communities. Their aim is to become the leading platform for understanding city needs, for bringing stakeholders together, building the tools that support an innovation pipeline, and directly supporting individual networks and projects that are en-route to realisation.

The Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Cluster focuses on five Initiatives:

  • Urban Air Mobility (UAM) – lead by Airbus, it aims to  contribute to bringing urban mobility into the third dimension – the airspace (flying vehicles)– by offering a marketplace-driven forum of diverse mobility stakeholders (ground and air) to jointly work towards city-centric demonstration projects at intra-city and inter-city (regional) level;
  • Intelligent Mobility For Energy Transition (IMET) – lead by Nissan, it aims to create a mechanism for the development of sustainable energy models through e-mobility solutions as an innovative product for the development of smart cities;
  • New Mobility Services (NMS) – lead by the Province of Noord-Brabant/ Brabanstad, it aims to build a common ground for New Mobility Services, supporting service replication and cooperation between cities and private sector;
  • E-Vehicles for Smart Cities and Communities (EV4SCC) – lead by Urban Foresight, it is mobilising a Europe-wide dialogue on the potential for electric vehicles to be integrated with smart city initiatives and aims to create the world’s largest marketplace for smart electric mobility solutions;
  • Alternative Fuels Special Vehicles (AFSV) – lead by Aebi-Schmidt, it aims to create a guideline that draws on the very latest and most appropriate technologies to recommend to cities to help steer a clear path in order to achieve the zero emission target in the field of special vehicles.

Participation to the webinar is free. If you wish to participate, please register here.

Contacts

EIP-SCC

Webinar

Jun 2018
Free
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CIVITAS SUITS webinars

This first SUITS webinar deals with public procurement, innovative financing and business models for sustainable urban transport and mobility. The recording is now available at the link below. The webinar is also complemented by an e-learning course - find it here - which discusses aspects mentioned in the webinar in more detail.

Contacts

elena@signosis.eu
CIVITAS SUITS

Webinar

Feb 2018
Free
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CIVITAS SATELLITE Webinar Series

Automated? Autonomous? Self-driving? Connected? Cooperative? So many different terms, so many different questions, yet not that many answers. To clarify these and provide a better context to how the topic connected and automated driving (CAD) is shaping around the world, the CIVITAS SATELLITE project in cooperation with the H2020 CoEXist project organised a webinar on automation in cities on Monday, 26 February 2018, at 12:00 – 13:30 CET.

The aim of this webinar was to give an introduction to automation and initiate a dialogue to increase the awareness of local authorities and other urban mobility stakeholders and practitioners. Starting a discussion now will help cities prepare for and understand the issues that arise due to the constant technological development. The webinar particularly focused on the role of automation for public transport and gave a concrete example on how a mid-sized city is preparing for automation.

The recording of the webinar is available at: youtu.be/GkNO0WtFkbY

The compilation of the presentations is available at: https://bit.ly/2FvFmEP

Contacts

s.gomari@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult

Webinar

Dec 2017
Free
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Bus Rapid Transit Webinars

This series of webinar's from Bus Rapid Transit gives information on some of the latest developments in the world of bus transport.

Contacts

Bus Rapid Transit

Webinar

Jun 2016
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

This webinar consisted of a conversation with James Mellor, Head of Commercial at Arriva North West / Arriva Buses Wales, and Jessica Sweeney, Senior Director of Market & Product Strategy at LILEE Systems. They discussed the transformation of operations and passenger services through the application of innovative technology for real-time broadband communications. James and Jessica examined how to turn the Passenger Wi-Fi paradigm on its head to address the issues that riders care the most about.

Competition drives innovation to deliver a superior, exceptional passenger experience. This innovation comes in many forms – technology, data sharing, and interoperable collaboration – and ultimately provides a significant competitive advantage to fleet operators, whether they carry employees to work or commuters to the next stop.

In this webinar, LILEE Systems outlined how to rise to the challenges of today’s transportation market – how to convert highly mobile IoT data into actionable insights, improve security and how to launch new revenue-generating passenger services.

Contacts

LILEE Systems

Webinar

May 2016
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

In this webinar we discuss open standards in ticketing becoming a prerequisite for future-proof system upgrades and how easily they can be integrated into networks. Learn from a real-life example from an expert at Planeta Informatica – the leading supplier of secure access modules for public transport card readers and payment solutions in South America – who will explain how the organisation leverages the advantages of open standards in current transport ticketing projects plus also exploring a future-proof alternative to the currently used solutions.

This webinar comes at a time when the transport ticketing market is about to experience the undisputable advantages of open standards and how to leverage the interoperability, competitive and open membership benefits of open standards to meet current and future challenges, like higher security and successful multi-application implementations.

Contacts

Infineon Technologies

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

By making better use of data, urban traffic and transport can be improved and made more efficient and sustainable, and cities can become more liveable and attractive. There is evidence from different countries showing that the provision of open data delivers benefits: to travellers and users by improving their journey experience and saving them time, and to transport organizations and authorities by enabling them to operate more efficiently while demonstrating openness and transparency to those who - directly or indirectly - fund them. To encourage cities and (public transport) companies to open their data more than they do now and to show how this works in practice, in this webinar some stories were shared. In the webinar some nice and diverse examples were shown of how data can be translated into useful information that can then be used to enable certain services and measures. Claudio Mantero (from Horarios do Funchal) showed the example of sharing public transport data and displaying departure times in Funchal (Madeira) and Tommaso Bonino (from Bologna, SRW - Reti e Mobilità) showed the example of what can be done with cycling data (plan locations of 1,000 bicycle shelters!) and public transport data. Aviad Heilbrun (from the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo) and Torbjørn Barslett (from Ruter As in Oslo) presented how they collect and present open data (technical platform) and what is done with it. In Tel Aviv-Yafo two hackathons were organized (in 2014 and 2016) and this helped in building a community around open data and generating a lot of ideas on what to do with the data.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Transport Telematics" Eline Jonkers, Claudio Mantero, Tommaso Bonino, Aviad Heilbrun, Torbjørn Barslett
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jun 2015
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Planning and policy decisions in Urban Mobility Plans (UMPs) are optimally based on extensive transport system data, travel demand data as well as travel behaviour. Developed cities and regions are using transport demand models to investigate the impact of particular measures. Those models rely on data input from various sources - i.e. from traffic counts, household surveys and further socio-economic and geo data. Most developing cities lack such comprehensive data to inform mobility planning and policy decisions, but many are catching up. At the same time, classic transport master plans are not flexible enough to react on the dynamic growth of developing cities, as they’re not regularly reviewed and thus, becoming obsolete.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ Christopher Kost, Jaya Bharathi Bathmaraj

Webinar

Apr 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

Contents: (1) Introduction (2) Intelligent traffic control and software development for the Management Centre of Mobility in Malaga (3) Guidance for urban ITS and Traffic Management Strategies (4) Final discussion

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Eline Jonkers
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Apr 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

In dealing with traffic and transport cities across Europe have to find a balance between throughput, livability, safety and sustainability. Different modes of transport use the same infrastructure and most cities do not have the capacity to enlarge the network. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management can help deal with managing traffic and transport in cities. Developments in this domain - with regard to big data, in-car technology, mobile applications but also Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) - have developed rapidly recently. This leads to questions for policy makers, practitioners and traffic managers, such as: how can traffic management and ITS contribute to my policy ambitions? What do technological developments mean for systems in place in my city? How can I benefit from innovations in this field? At the moment a policy note is being prepared within CIVITAS that aims to facilitate European municipalities in their selection of sustainable, environmental friendly and cost-efficient ITS and traffic management measures to keep in line with European, national and urban goals and to fulfill the specific requirements of the city. In the webinar this policy note will be presented. The city of Malaga will present one of their ITS measures: intelligent traffic control and software development for the Management Centre of Mobility (MOVIMA). This measure aims to improve traffic flow by means of implementing advanced traffic control tools focused on reducing stop-and-go traffic, reducing and/or adapting speed, and maximizing the reduction of emissions through traffic control.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Transport Telematics" Eline Jonkers, Teije Gorris, Francisco Bravo
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Apr 2015
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

In this webinar, Infineon, accompanied by Deutsche Telekom, identifies the major trends & challenges ahead for transport ticketing technology, demonstrating the need for truly open standards. The webinar consists of two 15-20 minute presentations and a 20 minute Q&A session.

The first presentation is conducted by Katja Kienzl,  Head of the Transport Ticketing segment of the Chip Card & Security division at Infineon Technologies. Katja begins the webinar by taking a look at why migration towards multi-applications will boost the market and how participants can benefit. She discusses existing options for convergences and what needs to be considered when choosing a technology that must be “fit for the future”, as well as other conditions that influence the success and profitability of a system. She demonstrates what a multi-application ecosystem looks like and what a technology provider needs to supply in order to support the whole ecosystem. 

In the second presentation, Michael Dupré, release manager for the NFC SIM card of Deutsche Telekom, discusses how to build CIPURSETM applications on the UICC used in mobile phones. Several NFC Services rely on hardware based security provided e.g. by a UICC. The security standard CIPURSE™ Mobile supports such approaches, and the presentation describes for which kind of services CIPURSE™ mobile can be used. For a simple use case the presentation will show how CIPURSE™ can be used to build such a service on the UICC just by configuration. It will be shown that only a few commands (APDUs) have to be sent to a CIPURSE™ instance. The presentation also addresses the topic of configuration / personalisation of a CIPURSE™ applet through a proxy app of the smartphone.

Contacts

Infineon & Deutsche Telekom

Webinar

Mar 2015
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

With 500 million NFC mobile devices in use today, the use of intelligent NFC tags in industries such as mobility, tourism, shopping and marketing open up novel ways of interacting with customers.

In this webinar we discuss transport ticketing smart cards, smart city smart cards, mobile NFC devices and software development kits. We explore how these elements can be used to contribute towards creating a smart city by integrating information with security and connectivity. In addition, we take a look at how open data and easy to use software development kits make a smart city eco system accessible to a broad developer base.

By watching this webinar you will learn about the benefits of new information technologies, how they can be rolled out and how they add value to cities. In addition, we will take a tour through the most recent technological developments and how these can be used to create a smart city. Finally, we give a perspective from an integrator point of view on what it means to build up a novel transport ticketing system and the possibilities to interlink with other, existing services in the city.

Contacts

Connecthings Spain, Indra & Smart Mobility

Webinar

Apr 2014
Free
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CIVITAS

How can you use web 2.0 technologies to offer personalised information to public transport users and other travellers? Discover Aalborg's personisable travel website (CIVITAS Archimedes) and the Facebook-integrated Buzzynet website of Flemish bus operator De Lijn. The city of Aalborg, Denmark, and De Lijn, Belgium, will explain how their websites function and what their experiences were while building and using these websites. Learn from their expertise right from your own desk during this one-hour webinar.

Contacts

sarah.martens@mobiel21.be
CIVITAS Sarah Martens
This Webinar was created under the project:

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