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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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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
Jan 2016
5

Summary

The Multi-Actor Multi-Criteria Analysis (MAMCA©) is a decision-making method to enable the simultaneous...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
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

 

Naviki is a bicycle route finding and navigation programme / app which allows users to:

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • 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
Oct 2017
0

Summary

The EU project OPTIMUM developed and offers free of charge a multimodal route-planning application (app) that features smart notifications and proactive recommendations to encourage “greener” transport behaviour.

The app supports multimodal route planning in three major European cities:...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Other
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
Jan 2018
0

Summary

There exist numerous handbooks and good practice collections which illustrate success stories from cities all over the world which have become leaders in active mobility promotion and public space design for people. They provide excellent recommendations to planners and urban designers about how...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2017
5

Summary

With this tool, cyclists can mark incidents such as conflicts with other road users and locations subjectively perceived as improvable, unsafe or dangerous by pushing a bluetooth button. Marked locations will be...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • 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 2016
5

Summary

PTV Visum is a complete software package for traffic analyses, forecasts and GIS-based data management on city, regional or national levels. It consistently models all transport modes and their interactions in a unified network data model. Sophisticated tools for management, import/export and...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2016
0

Summary

PTV Viswalk is a microscopic pedestrian traffic simulation tool. Whether simulating pedestrians along urban roads, passengers transferring in stations, occupants escaping from a building or visitors of a festival – PTV Viswalk allows you to simulate pedestrian movement. PTV Viswalk is rounded...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Aug 2019
0

Summary

The People Moving Count measures how many people move through a space and by what means. This information gives us a sense of how busy a space is at different times of day and how accessible it is by different modes of transport.

You can use the People Moving Count at a variety of scales,...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Mar 2018
0

Summary

The PTP-Cycle project has developed a comprehensive set of resources to help cities develop a personalised travel-planning project in residential, workplace, event and university settings.

Personalised Travel Planning (PTP) is a tried and tested way of achieving sustainable modal shift....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Nov 2017
0

Summary

The RADar! reporting platform is a web-based planning and citizen participation tool by Climate Alliance. RADar! offers municipalities and their inhabitants optimal opportunities to further promote cycling in their municipality together.

Cyclists draw municipal authorities’ attention to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
May 2018
0

Summary

Based on the latest research results and state-of-the-art technologies, AIT offers tailor-made scalable solutions for simulation, analysis and planning.

Visitor, passenger, and customer flows are simulated in a multitude of environments using software tools developed at the AIT....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Jun 2018
0

Summary

SMART SURVEY is the complete, out-of-the-box solution for mobility surveys via smartphone app and web service.

It yields high-precision, multimodal mobility data for traffic planning, mobility research, cities and communities. The SMART SURVEY App automatically tracks the routes...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
May 2020
0

Summary

Smove.City provides cities and municipalities their own shared e-bike solution. We provide a mobile app, a fleet management platform for the city which gives full access to real time data, a fleet of e-bikes and we work together with local bike shops for the daily maintenance and operations. The...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Mobile app
  • Other
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
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

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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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