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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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Jul 2013
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Summary

 

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
Feb 2017
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Summary

Aimsun develops Aimsun Next traffic modelling software, which allows you to model anything from a single intersection to an entire region. With thousands of licensed users in government agencies, consultancies, and universities all over the world, Aimsun Next stands out for the exceptionally...

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Tool Type

  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
May 2017
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Summary

The BC Analytics tool allows in-depth insight into GPS cycling data, analysis, scenario building and evaluation of cycling infrastructure projects. The tool visualises data in the form...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Feb 2017
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Summary

How good is the cycling policy in your town, city or region? Is it effective and efficient? How can you improve it? BYPAD (Bicycle Policy Audit) helps you to provide answers to such questions.

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
Sep 2018
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Summary

The present guide builds on two extremely positive trends:

  1. Cycling is fun, healthy, easy on the wallet and environmentally friendly. Moreover, the bicycle is an extremely fexible and efcient means of transport. Cycling thus enhances not only the quality of life of cyclists...
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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Apr 2017
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Summary

"Bike Benefit" is a tool to motivate people to travel by bicycle and also to further motivate those, who already travel by bicycle to continue doing so for their daily transportation. At...

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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
  • Other
May 2017
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Summary

Bike Citizens (BC) is a suite of mobile apps and web-tools based on GPS bicycle tracking. For more detailed information please refer to respective database entry of each of the following...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2018
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Summary

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
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
Oct 2016
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Summary

 

Up until now, cycling and walking are usually less prevalent in current modelling tools, even though an increasing awareness of their importance can be observed....

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jan 2017
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Summary

The EMPOWER Toolkit (www.empowertoolkit.eu) is the place where the wide variety of EMPOWER Tools are brought together and can be accessed.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Option generator
  • Software

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 2016
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Summary

The EVIDENCE project collated the existing economic evidence for 22 sustainable urban mobility measures through an investigation of case studies, reports, project outputs and other...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
May 2018
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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
Mar 2018
0

Summary

Currently, many cities do not have standardised evaluation methodologies for non-motorised measures. The offered FLOW assessment procedure gives the cities across Europe the possibility to better evaluate a wide range of effects across multiple disciplines. This is achieved by placing the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Apr 2018
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Summary

What happens when you remove a car lane to put in a new bicycle lane? Or you give pedestrians more time to cross a busy road? FLOW published a new collection of Quick Facts from cities who measured the impact pedestrian and cyclist measures have on congestion.

The CIVITAS FLOW project...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Other

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
May 2017
5

Summary

Currently, many cities do not have standardised evaluation methodologies for non-motorised measures. The FLOW assessment procedure gives cities across Europe the possibility to better...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Nov 2017
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Summary

This guide offers a practical introduction to the use of GPS data for bicycle traffic planning, giving a comprehensive overview of its opportunities, obstacles and potential.

For cycling to be attractive, the infrastructure must be of high quality....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • 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
Mar 2017
5

Summary

In view of the international examples, the expectations regarding the quality and the benefits of fast cycling routes (also known as cycle highways) are often very high. Authorities, planners and lobby organizations alike see them to be a central and high-quality element for the promotion of...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Other

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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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