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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

Dec 2020
Free
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We dare to

To mark the launch of the CIVITAS e-publication "We dare to", an online peer-to-peer exchange event was organised. It featured the seven cities in the e-publication presenting their mobility measures in an interactive format. Six breakout rooms served as informal forums for discussing the measures with their respective cities.

Aachen and Madrid presented on e-mobility and public transport electrification; Bratislava and Sarajevo on public space re-allocation and tactical urbanism; Rethymno, Helsinki and Madrid smart solutions and smart planning; Aachen and Szeged on green mobility strategies with private companies; Bratislava, Sarajevo and Helsinki on boosting cycling with shared bicycle and cargo bike schemes; and Madrid and Rethymno on active modes and vulnerable road users.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE

Webinar

Nov 2020
Free
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Mobilising Mobility

This webinar explores a range of project pioneering innovative approaches to Mobility as a Service (MaaS). First Roberto Palacin from MyCorridor will present an international approach to MaaS, how to look beyond the local arena and implement MaaS across borders. This is followed by Maurizio Veronese from CIVITAS HANDSHAKE, who will present the MaaS situation and the bike sharing system in the city of Turin.

In many cases, MaaS systems require Public-Private collaboration to succeed, Soufian Jahouh from the MOBI-MIX project will present an interactive tool designed to help cities implement such collaboration in Smart Mobility. This webinar is moderated by Ivo Cre. Speakers include: Roberto Palacin from the University of NewCastle (MyCorridor) Maurizio Veronese from 5T Turin (CIVITAS HANDSHAKE) Soufian Jahouh from the City of Rotterdam (MOBI-MIX)

The webinar was orgnanisd by POLIS in cooperation with MyCorridor, MOBI-MIX, HANDSHAKE and CIVITAS SATELLITE projects.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE

Webinar

Oct 2020
Free
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Mobilising Mobility

The concept of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) claims to offer a personal mobility package based on lifestyle needs and delivered through a single interface and subscription.

The CIVITAS SATELLITE initiative brings you in this webinar examples of CIVITAS cities that have seen an opportunity on this trend and have worked on its implementation within their projects.

ECCENTRIC partners have developed the MaaS readiness indicators to ensure that all possible aspects of the current situation are taken into consideration before the local environment is ready for MaaS.

ECCENTRIC cities Turku and Madrid present the guidelines and their local approach to MaaS while PORTIS city Antwerp present their Mobility Marketplace and their MaaS approach focused on encouraging Public-Private cooperation.

This webinar is moderated by Ivo Cré. Featured speakers include: Stijn Vernaillen (Antwerp) Nuria Caballero (Madrid) Stella Aaltonen (Turku) The webinar is a Polis initiative in cooperation with CIVITAS SATELLITE, CIVITAS ECCENTRIC and CIVITAS PORTIS.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE

Webinar

Oct 2020
Free
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RegfPBPUuH4&list=PLtkY4LhfFrS3kESVZjZf1-Y6rhn96dXJA&index=9&t=1s

Parking is beautiful, but the beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Parking policies combine the ability to unlock opportunities for accessing the city, manage space and bring revenue to the city’s accounts.

This webinar will showcase new evolutions in parking, and will help cities and regions take parking policies one step further.

This webinar is moderated by Ivo Cré. Featured speakers are:

  • Oscar Rodrigues (EMEL, Lisbon)
  • Bastiaan Pigge (City of Rotterdam)
  • Rodney Stiles (Populus)

The webinar was organised by Polis in cooperation with the CIVITAS Park4SUMP project.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE

Webinar

Sep 2020
Free
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Mobilising Mobility

Throughout the world, cities are making bold decisions about cars in their streets…and buildings.

This webinar presents recent insights on parking issues that will reshape our cities and our mobility in a fundamental way.

How do we shape and regulate the built environment in our cities? Can we drastically cut parking from the public space? How will new mobility change parking needs and parking behaviour – and how should cities respond?

The webinar is moderated by Ivo Cré. Featured speakers are:

  • Theo Thuis (Q-Park on behalf of EPA - European Parking Association) Martina Hertel (DIFU Park4SUMP Partner)
  • Hervé Levifve (City of Paris)
  • Benjamin Sternkopf (Berlin Sustainable traffic development & mobility research Expert Berlin)
  • Benjamin Clark (University of Oregon)
  • Patrick Auwerx (Mobiel 21 Park4SUMP Project Coordinator)

The webinar was organised by Polis in cooperation with the European Parking Association and featuring the Park4SUMP project.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE

Webinar

Apr 2020
Free
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CIVITAS SATELLITE and CoEXist webinars

On 24 April 2020, the H2020 project CoEXist and CIVITAS SATELLITE held a joint webinar on automation-ready transport modelling tools. This last webinar of the series of three webinars focused on tools, which were developed to assess the traffic impacts throughout the project.

The focus was on the assessment of automation-ready road infrastructure and safety inspections.

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CIVITAS SATELLITE and CoEXist

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

Feb 2020
Free
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SPROUT Webinar

Recently, the new CIVITAS project SPROUT held its first webinar. 

This focused on a number of key topics, which were:

  • Status of the project;
  • Data in SPROUT cities;
  • The current state of urban mobility; and,
  • Urban mobility transition drivers.

 

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Polis

Webinar

Sep 2019
Free
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CoEXist webinars

On 25th September 2019, PTV organised a public webinar about the modelling tool Visum, and in particular the automation-ready features developed within CoEXist.

The main presenter is Dr. Anett Ehlert, PTV.

More information on the project can be found on www.h2020-coexist.eu

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CoEXist

Webinar

Sep 2019
Free
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STARS webinars

After examining the current status and available business models of car sharing in the EU in the first STARS project webinar, the second one sees STARS results discussed from the perspective of local authorities.

Local authorities have the power to influence urban mobility and car sharing implementation through policies and stakeholder engagement.

The speakers address some of the important components of car sharing that could ease the implementation of car sharing at the local level.

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STARS

Webinar

Jul 2019
Free
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CIVITAS webinars

In this webinar, the key components of the CIVITAS evaluation process are discussed. Dirk Engels, Transport and Mobility Leuven, presents the key elements of this innovative approach.

This centres on conducting both process and impact evaluations. By doing so, it is possible to understand the barriers to and drivers of a measure's implementation, as well as the effect that it has.

Through its six impact categories, the CIVITAS approach tells the full story of mobility measures, one that extends beyond pure facts and figures.

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Transport Mobility Leuven

Webinar

Apr 2019
Free
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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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STARS

Webinar

Apr 2019
Free
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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

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

Jul 2018
Free
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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 )  

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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

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