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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
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Summary

Add custom 3D visualisations to a web or mobile map by using Mapbox fill-extrusion layer type and specifying the height and base height of a polygon feature....

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
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
Aug 2019
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Summary

The Age + Gender Tally is a method for recording how many people move through or stay in a public space at specific times, along with estimations of their age and gender. This data gives us a better sense of who is using a particular space, who does not feel welcome to do so, or who is unable to... Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Jan 2012
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Summary

Municipalities usually maintain road surface markings through the combined use of their internal staff and outside contractors. The evaluation of the work of external contractors is...

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Other
Oct 2020
0

Summary

ASIMOB uses IoT and Computer Vision algorithms to help road authorities and operators in the maintenance of vertical traffic signage.

By deploying lightweight, low-cost devices in one or more vehicles, ASIMOB can collect video and data from the streets/roads in an automated way. These...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Feb 2017
0

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
May 2017
0

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
Jul 2018
0

Summary

In response to this problematic caused by the construction industry, the project SUCCESS aims to reduce the negative impacts caused by the freight distribution in urban areas and have a better understanding of its logistic supply chain. In order to do this, the SUCCESS project focuses on the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
Sep 2018
0

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
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
Aug 2019
0

Summary

“CIT2ADM for Pedestrians” is a mobile cloud application available on Android mobile phone, pointing out issues and problems met by any pedestrian during its travels in the public place. This collaborative solution allows the pedestrians to indicate, in real time and directly to the municipality...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 2016
0

Summary

This cost-benefit analysis (CBA) tool was developed by Tim Larsson, Lund University, for the CIVITAS DYN@MO project. The tool (an Excel spreadsheet) allows the user to input relatively little data about a sustainable urban transport measure and to obtain a cost-...

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Other
Sep 2017
0

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
Jun 2018
0

Summary

Cities play a key role in promoting electric vehicles. Ideally, they would blend a structured and effective e-mobility strategy with a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, helping to improve air quality and reduce noise, energy and car dependency.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
0

Summary

Co-creative processes, involving different stake-holders, are increasingly replacing the top down planning approach. the co-creative process has evolved from citizens’ movements such as action groups that oppose (city) government planning and projects to stakeholders or partners involved in the...

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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
Sep 2014
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Summary

This Policy Note focuses on gender-sensitive mobility planning. In both the international body of literature and transport planning, the gender dimension of mobility and sustainability...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Jan 2012
0

Summary

This is a handbook for mobility professionals working for city authorities.

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jun 2016
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Summary

This document provides a simple and easy to use set of indicators that cities can use to measure how well their transport and mobility system is performing. Data gathered regularly can...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set

Application Area

  • Data gathering
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
Dec 2015
0

Summary

The Crowdsourced Floodmapping tool helps to identify flooded areas. It was developed in the process of Mapbox Bangalore creating a crowdsourced visualisation of Chennai...

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Tool Type

  • Other

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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