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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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eCourse

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: Public transport organisation

It’s not easy to find out what customers - and equally important, potential customers - want from their public transport provider. Market research can help you better understand transport preferences and behaviour, the demand for public transport and its perceived quality. This course will look at market research in PT and the range of (internal and external) data sources available to you. It will address timing, financing and evaluating your market research as well as the quality and quantity of data you need and how it can be strategically used to further improve the service you offer.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult
This eCourse was created under the project:

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

May 2014
Free
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The HUB webinar series

Webinar recordings or presentations on various topics related to urban transport, mainly with a focus on developing countries, esp. India

Contacts

hub@wri.org
World Resource Institute various

Webinar

Jan 2014
Free
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Eurotransport webinars

This webinar discusses the general principles involved in counting people and provide some examples of how counting people has brought benefits to both customers and service companies.

Eurotech has over 10 years of experience in providing people counting devices for a wide variety of applications all over the world. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the motivation and benefits of counting people and highlight typical and unusual applications.

Knowing how many people are in, have entered or have used a facility is interesting to most organisations and innovative companies can now transform this information into knowledge that improves their competitive advantage.

The ability to combine these people counts with other relevant information enriches knowledge allowing better decisions to be made. Optimisation of services based on real usage, whether that is bus routes or cleaning rotas, can improve customer satisfaction and reduce cost.

Having both real time access to this information and historical trend analysis allows further enhancements with dynamic updates that can be delivered to personnel and customers. Imagine being able to advise your customers that the next train to London is full, but the one five minutes later is empty; better still send them a discount voucher for the coffee shop while they wait if a service is oversubscribed. Alternatively, knowing that a large number of people have just entered a department within a retail store would allow the manager to deploy more staff to serve them; thus increasing sales and customer satisfaction without hiring more staff. The real time effect of merchandising changes or in store promotions can also be monitored and adjusted accordingly.

Contacts

Eurotech

Webinar

Dec 2013
Free
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CIVITAS

There are several examples of city streets converted to a more balanced coexistence of different road users. Traffic calming measures and other innovative nterventions can create safer and more fluent mobility conditions for cars, public transport and goods vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians. Which are the most attractive and low cost solutions? Can road design be used also for fast interventions and for active involvement of citizens in testing new traffic rules and more sustainable modes? CIVITAS WIKI and the Thematic Group Safety and Security invite you to interact, share your experiences and your questions.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Safety and Security" Alberto Marescotti, Juan Carlos Escudero, Damien Garrigue
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Dec 2013
Free
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GEF-SUTP Training Modules on Sustainable Urban Transport Planning (2013)

The Government of India (GoI) initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP, and the World Bank. The objective of the SUTP is to facilitate the provision of urban transport infrastructure and services in a manner that is consistent with the objectives of the National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP), which is a shift towards public transport and other sustainable modes of travel. One major component of this project involves building capacity amongst practitioners in the field of urban transport in order to strengthen policy making, decision-making, project implementation and management, operations and project evaluation skills at the central, state and city levels. The capacity building component of GEF - SUTP aims to establish the needed capacity for regular skill development of practitioners, public officials, other public functionaries, and urban professionals in the field of urban transport to be able to find solutions to these problems and apply the skills to planning. Accordingly, a set of 10 subject modules, each for a group of topics on subjects associated with sustainable urban transport planning, were developed by EMBARQ India, GIZ-SUTP and UMTC. These 10 modules are structured in such a way so as to provide the necessary background together with case studies and relevant learning’s for India that will provide a base to build capacity amongst the practitioners, city officials, etc.

Contacts

hub@wri.org
EMBARQ India, GIZ-SUTP and UMTC various
This course was funded by:

GEF, UNDP, World Bank

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Introduction to energy saving (2) Current transport situation and perspectives regarding cycling and walking mobility (3) Tools and approaches for the promotion of cycling and walking in cities

Contacts

ÖKI, Italy Benjamin Auer
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Mobility and accessibility (2) The limits of urban planning (3) Reducing average trip distance (4) Changing modal split towards sustainable modes (5) Six best practice examples

Contacts

mnavazo@gea21.com
GEA21, Spain Sanz, A; Verdaguer, C; Velazquez, I; Mateos, M; Navazo, M.
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

The material is an introduction to the topic of sustainable mobility campaigns. The module aims to assist transport practitioners beginning sustainable mobility campaigns. Therefore it is designed mainly to set up and carry out small campaigns. Nonetheless, this material also gives information on planning and implementing as well as best practise information for large scale campaigns.

Contacts

FGM-AMOR, Austria Robert Pressl, Claus Köllinger
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Webinar, Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) Advantages of energy consumption reduction (2) State of transport within EU-countries and future challenges (3) Effects of car use, and transport ecology tautology (TET) (4) Mobility management, definition and application in our field (5) MM examples (6) Project development and implementation (7) Discussion of possible Mini Projects (“Mini”) (8) Development of the Mini Projects: obstacles, support, Action Plan (9) Evaluation, of both the Mini Project and of this training/our support

Contacts

TUD, Germany Becker, Udo; Schemien, Veronica
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Material

Apr 2013
Free
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TransportLearning

Contents: (1) How to communicate effectively? (2) How to involve and empower civil society? (3) How to promote shared responsibility in participative processes?

Contacts

ursicaser@gmail.com
MEDIATEDOMAIN, Portugal Ursula Caser
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

Webinar

Jan 2013
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD, and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Mobility Management' organised a webinar on 22nd January 2013 about how to encourage a sustainable shift in mobility behaviour away from the personal car and how to assure basic mobility for all citizens by providing mobility training for specific target groups. Training is often associated with children and youngsters. Many adults however miss the basic knowledge or skills to use certain transport modes, at risk of social isolation. Through five presentations and a 15-minute discussion, this webinar looked at training initiatives that enable different target groups to master and choose the mode of transport that best fits their needs and trip purposes. Both CIVITAS and non-CIVITAS experiences were presented.

Contacts

together@fgm.at
FGM-AMOR Tina Panian
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jun 2012
Free
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CIVITAS

On 6 June 2012, CIVITAS VANGUARD, CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Less car intensive lifestyles' held a webinar about provisions for cyclists with regards to infrastructural and promotional aspects.

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Marjan Frederix, Marianne Weinreich
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Mar 2012
Free
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CIVITAS

CIVITAS VANGUARD, CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES and the CIVITAS thematic group 'Less car intensive lifestyles' held a first webinar on how to encourage a sustainable shift in mobility behaviour away from the personal car and towards clean and energy efficient transport by addressing children and young adults on 2 March 2012. When walking and cycling, children become more aware of their surroundings and develop road safety skills as well as improve their ability to anticipate other road users. Furthermore, walking and cycling contribute to the recommended amount of daily exercise that children and young adults need. The dependency on the private car needs to be reduced if cities are to achieve cleaner and better transport. Through five presentations and a 15-minute discussion, this webinar looked at promoting car-reduced and car-independent lifestyles, which seek to make more sustainable use of the car through car-pooling, car-sharing and the use of non-motorised modes such as cycling and walking.

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Gustav Fris
This Webinar was created under the project:

VANGUARD

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

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