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Tool Inventory

Welcome to the CIVITAS Urban Mobility Tool Inventory

The CIVITAS Tool Inventory is an online database of over 200 tools and methods that helps local authorities make better informed decisions about which planning tools to apply in their given local context.

It features a broad range of tools and methods – including guidelines, software, manuals, mobile apps, games, and planning approaches – that are useful for all steps of the urban mobility planning process, from scenario building and measure selection to implementation and evaluation. To find the tool most relevant to your needs, you can filter the selection in several ways:

If you select filters from different categories, such as “German” from Language and Software from "Tool Type", then only tools matching both those filters are displayed. You can also use the general search bar to look for tools by name.

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Nov 2017
0

Summary

The BRT Planning Guide is intended as a guidance document mainly for planning and engineering professionals. However, others, such as non-governmental organizations, national and regional policymakers, and business groups, will find it a valuable resource as well, when advocating for their...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jul 2013
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ADVANCE: better planning, better cities! The ADVANCE Audit is a practical tool for improving Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in cities and municipalities. It...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jun 2014
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Summary

Active Mobility Consultancy (AMC) Campaigns aim to overcome subjective barriers to public transport use and to highlight the clear benefits of sustainable modes such as walking and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jun 2018
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The Bikeshare Planning Guide provides in-depth guidance to city officials, practitioners and other stakeholders about planning and implementing a successful bikeshare system. The Guide encourages cities to position bikeshare as a critical piece of their transportation network, and plan- and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2018
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Summary

The CIPTEC Crowdsourcing platform aims to to support the generation of innovative ideas in Public Transport from different groups of individuals, and in parallel to stimulate dialogue and discussion among all stakeholders involved in the process. 

CIPTEC's research focuses on using...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2018
5

Summary

The main objective of the city logistics living labs is to foster long-term cooperative relationships between local authorities, industry and academia to enable proactive implementation...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Jul 2016
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Summary

Crowdsourced-transport is a website providing information about the use of social media, serious games and crowdsourcing applications to improve participation in the planning and...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
0

Summary

ELIPTIC – Electrification of Public Transport in Cities – was a three-year Horizon 2020 research and innovation project, running from 2015 to 2018, and part of the CIVITAS initiative for clean urban transport. The consortium consisted of 33 partners from 8 EU countries representing various...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2018
0

Summary

The EXPERIENCE tool facilitates the creation of virtual 3D models of existing or planned buildings or urban spaces in a in a cost-efficient manner thanks to state-of-the-art technologies. 

The system includes natural movements, ambient noise and pedestrian flows in the simulation as well...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Method / Approach
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Oct 2019
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Summary

What is Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP)?

SUMP a strategic and integrated approach to urban transport. It contributes to improved accessibility and quality of life through a shift towards sustainable mobility. SUMP supports fact-based decision making guided by a long-term...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Oct 2020
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Summary

Whether you want to improve the mobility situation for a certain social group, you are interested in the fundamental principles of inclusive mobility or you exert influence over certain components of the transport system: The document "How to make inclusive mobility a reality" has a specific...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2018
0

Summary

IMPACT analyses the impact of various measures in the transport sector so that they can be leveraged effectively by transport associations, infrastructure providers or planners.

They are based on AIT’s step-wise impact assessment approach:

  1. Working with market researchers,...
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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Apr 2018
0

Summary

A large category of people face challenges in using public transport or moving around cities. This includes not only people with long-term or permanent disabilities, but also the elderly, people with temporary injuries, or people travelling with heavy luggage or young children.

Due to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jan 2016
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The overarching aim of KonSULT is to contribute to the effective generation of policy options for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. The KonSULT online Measure Option Generator is...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2017
0

Summary

The tool identifies eight critical elements to be considered before the new transportation culture can flourish. It is vital that local authorities learn from each other so that all the possible aspects of the current situation are taken into consideration before the environment is ready for...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2017
0

Summary

 

The Nexthamburg Wordpress Theme is a flexible, Wordpress-based crowdsourcing tool for geo-referenced postings. It is used for open bottom-up collection of ideas / problems...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2015
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Summary

The European co-funded project NODES (New Tools for Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges) developed a Toolbox to allow practitioners to assess and benchmark their new or...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Jan 2017
0

Summary

Seeing is believing; and believing is the first step to achieving crucial public support and even legitimisation of innovative policies.

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Nov 2018
0

Summary

When we think about innovation, we often think about new technical products and solutions. For mobility planners, it is important to carefully consider how such entrepreneurial energy, resources and products can be channeled to help meet policy objectives.

The approach of the City of...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2016
5

Summary

PTV Vissim is a microscopic multi-modal traffic flow simulation tool. Whether comparing junction geometries, analysing public transport priority schemes or considering the effects of certain signalling – PTV Vissim allows you to simulate traffic patterns exactly. Motorised private transport,...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2017
0

Summary

Stakeholder involvement is a key element of identifying, evaluating and prioritising future user needs, new transport concepts, implications and potential reactions from society. Collaborations and exchange are needed across a diverse stakeholder group from various sectors and perspectives to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection

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The Tool Inventory is a joint initiative CIVITAS SATELLITE and the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project. Please note that including a tool does not imply an endorsement from CIVITAS SATELLITE or SUMPs-Up of the tool. The responsibility for tools lies entirely with their providers.

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