Tools for better urban mobility planning

Basic Information

Series Title

CIVITAS

Language

English

Availability

Funder

EU FP7

Price

Free

Host

YouTube

Learning Material type

Webinar WIKI

Thematic areas


Integrated & inclusive planning
  • Spatial planning / land-use planning

Summary

Cities in Europe are vital centres of economic activity, innovation and employment. However, they face increasing challenges to their mobility systems such as congestion, air pollution, ambient noise, CO2 emissions, road accidents and urban sprawl. To tackle these problems cities need to develop and implement coherent and challenging Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPS). This webinar presented two new tools that have recently been made available to cities to improve their mobility planning: (1) The Urban Transport Roadmaps online tool allows you to explore and identify appropriate sustainable transport policy measures, quantify the transport, environmental and economic impacts of these measures and consider an implementation pathway (roadmap) for the policy scenario. (2) EVIDENCE offers a range of tools and resources to make the argument for investing in sustainable transport and to assess its economic benefits. Such an enhanced knowledge will help facilitate effective integration of sustainable transport measures into urban mobility plans.

Material creator

Simone Bosetti, Guy Hitchcock, Dima Fadda

CIVITAS thematic group "Integrated Planning"

Associated project:

learningcentre [at] civitas.eu

covenantofmayors.eu
eltis
EPOMM
European Mobility Week
sump
managenergy
Smart Cities Marketplace
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