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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

May 2015
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Is your on-street parking chaotic and conflict-ridden? Is it making the streets dangerous? Is there parking on walkways? Are there many complaints about the difficulty of finding parking? Better on-street parking management is the key to success. It enables streets to function more efficiently and to be better places. Parking management helps local commerce, residents, bus services, bicycle users, people on foot, and vehicle users of all kinds. It enables efficient and fair use of street space. It can ease local traffic problems at low cost.

Contacts

paulbarter@reinventingtransport.org
GIZ Paul Barter

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

eCourse

Apr 2015
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UNITAR webinar series

El crecimiento rápido, no planificado y descoordinado de las ciudades ha puesto seriamente en peligro los sistemas de transporte existentes y ha incrementado significativamente el desafío de crear futuros sistemas de transporte, especialmente en los países en desarrollo. Es en los países en desarrollo, principalmente en las áreas urbanas, donde el mayor crecimiento del parque automotor se ha visto en los últimos años y se espera para los años venideros. Los impactos ambientales y sociales de estas tendencias son significativos ya que están directamente relacionados con la calidad de vida y la productividad urbana. Estos impactos incluyen congestión, consumo energético, contaminación del aire, carencias de seguridad y accidentes de tráfico. Por ende, las cuestiones de transporte urbano son de suma importancia para apoyar las exigencias de movilidad en las ciudades de rápido crecimiento y necesitan nuevas aproximaciones. Sin embargo, el transporte urbano es un asunto más político que técnico. Los aspectos técnicos son relativamente simples. Las decisiones difíciles están relacionadas con la ciudad que queremos y la manera como queremos vivir en ella. “¿Quién se va a beneficiar de los modelos adoptados? ¿Nos atrevemos a crear un modelo diferente al de las denominadas ciudades del mundo avanzado? ¿Nos atrevemos a crear un sistema de transporte que le dé prioridad a los pobres en lugar de a la minoría propietaria de automóvil particular? ¿Estamos tratando de encontrar la forma más eficiente y económica de mover a la población de la ciudad de la manera más limpia y cómoda? ¿O simplemente estamos tratando de minimizar los atascos del tráfico de las clases altas? Estas preguntas son formuladas por Enrique Peñalosa, ex-alcalde de Bogotá (Colombia), quién introdujo una serie de medidas de transporte sostenible en su ciudad. Este curso de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible en Países en Desarrollo está diseñado para proveer respuestas a las preguntas mencionadas así como soluciones y aproximaciones alternativas en planeación de transporte urbano que apunten a un sistema de transporte más sostenible en las ciudades de países en desarrollo.

Contacts

e-dcp@unitar.org
UNITAR

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

Aug 2014
Free
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SUTP Webinar

Este webinar busca demostrar la importancia de la eficiencia energética en el sector de transporte de carga carretero. Con base en las experiencias del NAMA de Transporte de carga carretero en México, explicará las acciones principales de mitigación tales como la implementación y seguimiento de tecnologías de ahorro de combustible y los cursos de conducción eco-eficiente (racional). Además de esto, las barreras principales y áreas de oportunidad para reducir consumo de combustible en el sector serán resaltadas.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ

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

Webinar

Jun 2014
Free
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SUTP Webinar

This webinar will discuss the tools and means for disseminating the idea of Sustainable Urban Mobility to the general public. In the webinar we will also focus on the essential elements for changing the perception of mass transit in people’s minds. Various examples from different cities will be used as a means for expressing the idea across.

Contacts

transport@giz.de
GIZ, ICLEI

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

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 PT (2) Economic concepts of PT (3) Environmental aspects of PT (4) Improving PT (5) Financing of PT (6) PT contracts and assignments (7) Practical training projects

Contacts

UPRC, Greece Ioannis Koliousis
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

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

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

Learning objectives: (1) Reasons for managing parking and restricting access for cars (2) Impacts of this management on economy, transport and environmental systems (3) How to manage parking, with good practice examples (4) Technical and financial aspects of parking management (5) How to gain public acceptance of parking management (6) To start to think more about how to manage parking in your own city

Contacts

tom.rye@tft.lth.se
ENU, United Kingdom Tom Rye
This course was funded by:

Intelligent Energy Europe

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