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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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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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  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jun 2016
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The BRT Standard is an evaluation tool for world-class bus rapid transit (BRT) based on international best practices. It is also the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus rapid transit design to establish a common definition of BRT and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2018
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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
Sep 2018
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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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  • 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
Jan 2017
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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 2019
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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
Jul 2018
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The Health Economic Assessment Tool, or HEAT, can be used when planning new infrastructure for cyclists or pedestrians, and provides valuable information for related economic and health impact assessments.

The tool can also help make the case for more investment in cycling and walking...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Oct 2020
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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
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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
Jun 2017
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Isochrones indicate the total area that can be reached within a given time and by means of a given mode of transportation. They support accessibility analyses. Historically,...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Nov 2018
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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
Apr 2018
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This report, produced by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as part of its Sustainable Mobility Project 2.0, sets out the results of a piece of work to develop a comprehensive set of sustainable mobility indicators for cities.

It is based on a collaboration...

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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
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2017
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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
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
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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
Nov 2018
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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
Jul 2018
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Summary

The tool examines and quantifies possible parking policy contribution to decreasing the air pollution through a reduction in parking search extent, based on parking policy i.e. time limit and price as a common parking management policy in central areas. The outcome of the tool is the selection...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2017
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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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  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Aug 2019
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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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  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Mar 2018
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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

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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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