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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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Mar 2017
0

Summary

This tool allows to utilise the potentials of crowdsourcing techniques to improve innovations. Innovation has now become a more democratic process for many organisations; through the use...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Sep 2017
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Summary

Hyper-urbanisation, climate change, and demographic and societal changes are some of the trends that have put pressure on transport networks and set obstacles to door-to-door mobility. Technological breakthroughs can tackle many of the problems, and produce novel mobility services that could...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Following the success of bike-sharing, which emerged due to technological progress and business innovations, new forms of shared mobility using small and often electric vehicles (e.g., e-bikes (electric bikes) and e-scooters (electric scooters) etc.) have started to appear in cities. They are...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the concept of selling to travellers a personalized package of multi-modal mobility services (carshare, public transport, taxi, bike) that are paid for in one transaction for each journey or time period, not in a separate transaction with each transport provide....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

The bike-sharing (bike hire) concept has been available for decades, but since the turn of the millennium such systems have spread across the globe and have become part of the sustainable mobility offer for many cities. these schemes traditionally provide public hire bikes at bike ‘docking...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2016
0

Summary

The mission of the CIVITAS WIKI project was to provide information on clean urban transport and the CIVITAS Initiative to EU city planners, decision-makers and citizens. With its policy documents, WIKI wants to inform people in cities about a number of topics that currently play an important...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • 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
Jan 2017
0

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
May 2018
0

Summary

The aim of this publication is to inspire local campaigners to organise attractive campaign activities, to implement relevant permanent measures and to celebrate Car-Free Day.

The Thematic Guidelines present an explanation of this year’s campaign theme and call-to-action (‘Mix and Move...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 2019
0

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
Nov 2018
0

Summary

MUV makes sustainable mobility an enjoyable experience for citizens, an easy task for municipalities and an opportunity for local organizations and businesses.

MUV triggers innovation in both sides of the urban mobility ecosystem at neighbourhood's level: - demand side: by using an urban...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
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
Jun 2017
0

Summary

This board game simulates future scenarios to generate new mobility solutions. Our mobility system is changing rapidly and people tend to get stuck in their own roles and beliefs of what...

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Tool Type

  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Sep 2016
0

Summary

The French SUMP concept, called PDU (plan de déplacements urbains) was introduced in 1982, and made mandatory for large cities (over 100,000 inhabitants) in 1996....

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
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
0

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
Aug 2018
0

Summary

SUNRISE is the acronym for Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Research and Implementation Support in Europe. The SUNRISE mission is to develop, implement, assess and facilitate co-learning about new, collaborative ways to address common urban mobility challenges at the urban district level through...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
0

Summary

The Smart Way to Antwerp launched a multimodal route planner on its website. This has now also been made available as an app for smartphones. These both feed into Antwerp's work as part of the CIVITAS PORTIS project.

The route planner combines routes on foot with those on (folding) bikes...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Jul 2018
0

Summary

StreetBuilder is the first citizen-centric digital service that accelerates local planning and delivery. We’re giving a social purpose to Smart Cities and the Internet of Things.

Street infrastructure on your doorstep affects how you get to work, how you take your kids to school, what...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2015
0

Summary

TRAST (transport for an attractive city) are the Swedish guidelines for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans ("trafikstrategi" in Swedish). It is a handbook supporting municipalities in...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication

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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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