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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

Jan 2015
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TRANSFORuM

The Transport White paper also contains one goal about high-speed rail: "By 2050, complete a European high-speed rail network. Triple the length of the existing high-speed rail network by 2030 and maintain a dense railway network in all Member States. By 2050 the majority of medium-distance passenger transport should go by rail." This package provides a summary of the related stakeholder-driven TRANSFORuM roadmap.

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult Ralf Brand, Henning Günter
This eCourse was created under the project:

TRANSFORuM

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

Jan 2015
Free
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TRANSFORuM

Summary of the stakeholder-driven roadmap towards the White Paper goal on Long-distance Freight: "Thirty per cent of road freight over 300 km should shift to other modes such as rail or waterborne transport by 2030, and more than 50 % by 2050, facilitated by efficient and green freight corridors. To meet this goal will also require appropriate infrastructure to be developed."

Contacts

learning@rupprecht-consult.eu
Rupprecht Consult Ralf Brand, Henning Günter
This eCourse was created under the project:

TRANSFORuM

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Dec 2014
Free
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TIDE

This webinar was recorded 11th December 2014 for the European Commission-funded TIDE project to a group of participants from 12 countries across Europe. Please visit www.tide-innovation.eu for more information about the TIDE project.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Nov 2014
Free
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CIVITAS

The need to adopt a gender-sensitive perspective is emerging as a challenging and impending task for urban mobility planners and decision makers. Women travel differently than men in relation to transport modes used, distance travelled, the daily number of trips and their pattern, and, not surprisingly, they also travel for different purposes. Organised by the CIVITAS Thematic Group Integrated Planning, the webinar debated on emerging gender sensitive approaches on mobility planning for achieving gender equality in transport planning and accessibility. First the gaps to be filled about public transport and planning have been discussed, then the point of view of a civic platform to improve transport through citizens’ participation has been presented and lastly the successful city strategy implemented by a former demonstration city of CIVITAS II has been showcased.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Integrated Planning" Andreas Nordin, Silvia Maffii, Raphael Calvelli, Simone Bosetti
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jul 2014
Free
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SUTP Webinar

The webinar will deepen the understanding of urban development, of the consequences and implications for urban transport and on how to achieve integrated and more effective sustainable urban mobility planning in developing cities. Good and bad practice examples will be shown, and key concepts for integrating urban planning and urban transport will be outlined.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ

eCourse

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: Cross-cutting themes

The TIDE project addresses a range of innovative measures in transport (pricing measures, non-motorised transport, data and traffic management, electric mobility, public transport organisation). This course addresses how innovations in each of these areas fit into the larger picture of sustainable urban mobility planning in your town, city or region.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: Public transport organisation

Increasing suburbanisation has created a need for neighbouring authorities to collaborate in providing public transport by forming metropolitan public transport authorities. This course will address the potential scope of MPTA activities, including alternative approaches and voluntary vs. obligatory PTAs. It will provide examples of successful MPTAs and address potential legal barriers and political obstacles.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: Network and traffic management

This course will provide an overview of open access data including the key benefits and associated costs. It will define the requirements for open data and address city-specific issues. The course will provide lessons learned from cities that have already implemented an open data policy and will help you to answer the question, “Can it work in my city?”

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

eCourse

May 2014
Free
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TIDE: Cross-cutting themes

New mobility projects can impact many areas, including accessibility, equity, safety, liveability, health, the environment and public budgets. Neglecting any of these can lead to unsustainable planning. An assessment prior to implementation helps you select appropriate and cost-effective mobility measures, and gives you an idea whether the measures will bring the intended results. TIDE has developed a straightforward tool for determining the impacts of new transport measures. In this course, you can use the tool to assess measures from your own local context.

Contacts

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

TIDE

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

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.

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

ARCHIMEDES

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) 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

Contents: (1) Introduction (2) Street design and streetscape definition (3) Brief history of street space and streetscape changes brought by car (4) Street design revival (5) Models to be used in street design

Contacts

octaviaana@yahoo.com
ATU, Romania Octavia Stepan
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

eCourse

Feb 2013
Free
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World Resource Institute

Between November 2012 and February 2013, EMBARQ India developed a Foundation Course on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Development. The course included lectures by EMBARQ staff on topics like integrated transport systems, Institutions for urban transport, Land-use and transport integration, Safe access and Transportation Demand Management. The lecture material is available for download.

Contacts

hub@wri.org
EMBARQ India

eCourse

Nov 2011
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UNITAR webinar series

The rapid and often unplanned and uncoordinated growth of cities has seriously compromised existing transportation systems and significantly increased the challenge of creating future transportation systems especially in developing countries. It is indeed in developing countries that the greatest growth in motor vehicles has been seen in the past few years and is expected in the future, primarily in urban areas. The environmental and social impacts are significant and directly related to quality of life and urban productivity. These impacts include congestion, energy consumption, air pollution, and traffic crashes. Thus, urban transportation issues are of foremost importance to support the mobility requirements in these growing cities and require new approaches. However, urban transport is a political rather than a technical issue. The technical aspects are relatively simple. The difficult decisions relate to the type of city we want and the way we want to live. Who is going to benefit from the models adopted? Do we dare to create a transport model different from that of the so-called advanced world cities? Do we dare create a transport system giving priority to the needs of the poor majority rather than the automobile owning minority? Are we trying to find the most efficient, economical way to move a city’s population, as cleanly and as comfortable as possible? Or are we just trying to minimize the upper class’s traffic jams? These questions are posed by Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá (Columbia), who introduced a number of sustainable measures in his city. This online course on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries, based on the material jointly developed by GIZ and UNITAR, is designed to provide answers to the abovementioned questions, as well as solutions and alternative approaches in the area of urban transport planning that target a more sustainable transport system in Developing Cities.

Contacts

e-dcp@unitar.org
UNITAR

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