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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

Mar 2020
Free
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GECKO webinars

This webinar from the GECKO project looked at e-scooter regulation, with presentations by Marco Lietz from Circ, providing the operator perspective, and Michael Glotz-Richter from the City of Bremen, providing the city perspective. Both points of view highlighted the mutual importance of open dialogue between cities and e-scooter operators to determine what is feasible and how e-scooters can provide a solution for local issues.

The presentation from Marco Lietz addressed how the industry has evolved as both the number of riders and the number of cities with e-scooters have expanded. A focus on safety, harmony with other modes, and integration with local infrastructure are important factors to ensuring the sustainability of e-scooters in cities.

Michael’s presentation of Bremen’s thoroughly-considered approach to the introduction of e-scooters to the city indicates that regulations such as a limited number of scooters, no-parking zones, and no-riding zones are useful, and that prior cycle-friendliness in a city helps facilitate a smooth integration of these new two-wheeled vehicles.

Based on the high level of interest and number of questions and comments from the audience, it is clear that the discussion of e-scooter regulations is far from over.

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GECKO

Webinar

Oct 2018
Free
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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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Meeting of the Minds

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, Webinar presentation

Jan 2018
Free
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Gender and Urban Transport

Many people recognize transport as gender neutral – though in fact, it´s not! Gender is a transversal dimension of social life and impacts travel behaviour, patterns, needs and accesses. Women and men have different pre-conditions, needs and restrictions for using transport. This has to be taken into consideration for all transport planning and projects to adequately meet the demand and to assure that transport is efficient and sustainable.

This webinar explores how gender issues pursue sustainable urban mobility in very practical terms. Participants learn about gender considerations in transport planning, design and operation and will hear about safety and security aspects in transportation.

For more information before watching, find out more on women and transport with the factsheet from the iNua series, tale a look at the SaftiPin application, or read a recent interview on women and cycling in India.

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Sustainable Urban Transport Project

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.

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Bus Rapid Transit

Webinar

Nov 2017
Free
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Orchestrated mobility: Mobile app solutions for seamless travel

How can smart mobile apps prepare you for the future, create seamless passenger experiences, and provide opportunities for new sources of revenue?

In this webinar, Axon Vibe discussed how they are working with SBB and others to prepare for the future of travel. By creating seamless passenger experiences through travel assistance, multimodal connections, door to door mobility and passive ticketing, they can significantly increase passenger satisfaction. But they can also increase operational efficiency, by reducing peak loads, identify under served areas and prepare for future network expansions. And lastly, they will monetise your customer base for you by connecting them to ancillary services based on their predicted needs.

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Axon Vibe

Webinar

Apr 2017
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

Today, more and more onus is on governments to provide seamless inter-modal travel for their citizens. With increased transport options comes greater need for instant data exchange between transportation authorities providing the would be passenger with the right information at the right place in the right time. This webinar will discuss the key challenges in providing a seamless intermodal travel scenario and provide answers how to address these challenges.

Some of the topics to be discussed in this webinar are:

  • How to improve multimodal travel with technology – what is there, what is missing
  • How to design the best door to door information platform which would provide a traveller with personalized and real – time data
  • Smart Ticketing
  • Last mile problem
  • What travelers expect from inter-modal terminals and stops – PTL model – place – time – language

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Simpleway

Webinar

Oct 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

Following the recent call for a cycling strategy from the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council, the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions, a new policy report prepared by the European Transport Safety Council and the intense advocacy work done by the European Cycling Federation, the CIVITAS Thematic Group on Safety and Security gave its contribution to the policy development and kept CIVITAS cities informed and actively involved in this very important topic. This webinar's main objective was to present the new policy developments in cycling and cycling safety and the ongoing actions as well as allowing the thematic group members and the overall CIVITAS community to bring their concrete local contributions and experiences on board. It contained two presentations (1) Safe Cycling - How Europe Can Contribute? (2) Why do cyclists feel safe in Gdansk?

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chiara.frencia@inovamais.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Safety and Security" Ellen Townsend, Monika Evini
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Aug 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

This course will provide an insight into the basics of customer experiences and how this can be used as a tool to improve the quality of public transport interchanges. It discusses why customer behaviour should be used much more in guidance for interchange design, management and services.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Patrick van Egmond (LuxMobility), Mark van Hagen (Netherlands Railways), Mel Heiligers (M4R)
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Aug 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

There are over 500 urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs) in Europe, controlling entry of vehicles to an area of a town or city. They are implemented to improve the quality of life in towns and cities. Often ‘soft measures’ to improve the situation can only go so far, and UVARs are needed in combination with the soft measures.

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training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
Sadler Consultants Lucy Sadler
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

eCourse

Jul 2016
Free
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CIVITAS essentials

“Gamification is the process of taking something that already exists - a website, an enterprise application, an online community - and integrating game mechanics into it to motivate participation, engagement, and loyalty. Gamification takes the data-driven techniques that game designers use to engage players, and applies them to non-game experiences to motivate actions that add value to your business.” Gamification is used in more and more in the transport sector to influence choice behaviour.

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info@dtvconsultants.nl , learningcentre@civitas.eu
CiViTAS Learning Centre Organiq
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL

eCourse

Jul 2016
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

Buses are the backbone of many European public transport systems and an important part of the municipality public transport fleet in the majority of EU Member States. This course provides municipalities, local decision makers and public transport operators with an overview of available bus technologies and guides them in the initial strategic choice of a clean(er) and more efficient energy bus concept.
E-course was developed in cooperation with TNO.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre Nina Nesterova and Robin Vermeulen (TNO)
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, WIKI

Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Number plate restrictions are an easy, low-cost, short-term measure that has been adopted in various cities around the world with the aim to reduce congestion and air pollution. However, their medium and long-term impacts have been widely debated. The webinar focused on the rationale of plate restrictions, the types of restrictions that have been adopted, and the difficulty to know the actual effects of these measures. Carlosfelipe Pardo (Despacio) provided insights on the experience of Bogotá and other cities worldwide.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ, despacio Carlosfelipe Pardo

Webinar

Jan 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

How can a city promote active travel for school children? By giving them safe routes to school and promoting those routes. In order for this to work, cities should cooperate very closely with teachers, parents and other stakeholders. On 26 January the province of Granada and the city of Malaga presented the lessons learned from their safe routes to school programmes. With the support of the CIVITAS Activity Fund, the provincial authority of Granada founded the Work Group for Child Mobility. The group was comprised of technicians and political members of the city councils, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders of those municipalities interested in the implementation of the Safe Routes to School programme. They organised several workshops in 8 municipalities. The city of Malaga is working with 10 schools, and they implement different routes for pedestrians and cyclists. It is a participative project where they involve the entire school community. In addition they are supporting an app to facilitate the coordination with families.

Contacts

sarah.martens@mobiel21.be
CIVITAS thematic group "Mobility Management" David Fernández-Caldera, Francisco Castillo Fernández
This Webinar was created under the project:

CAPITAL

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Dec 2015
Free
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CIVITAS thematic course

This e-course provides information about recent developments in urban Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management. In doing so, the e-course is intended to provide support to professionals in preparation and implementation of traffic management policies and prepare an initial selection of measure types suitable for their situation. ITS and traffic management applications help cities to achieve policy goals with regard to accessibility, liveability and safety. Accelerated by technology and ICT developments, the possibilities of using ITS and traffic management in urban environments have increased substantially in the past decade.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu, learningcentre@civitas.eu, info@dtvconsultants.nl
CiViTAS Learning Centre DTV Consultants and TNO
This eCourse was created under the project:

CAPITAL, CIVITAS

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