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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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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
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
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
Oct 2014
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Summary

The EVIDENCE Common Practice Reader intends to convey a better understanding of:

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
Mar 2018
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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
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
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
Jul 2018
0

Summary

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
May 2018
0

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
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
Sep 2015
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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 2020
0

Summary

edestrians First is a tool for understanding, evaluation, and empowerment.
  • Describing what matters for walkability helps you understand why some places are walkable while others aren’t. Indicators help you evaluate how walkable your city is and how it could be improved. Policy...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
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 2017
0

Summary

 

SiMPlify's Mobility Tool is a globally applicable tool to help cities develop fact-based and integrated sustainable urban mobility plans based on 19 sustainable mobility indicators.

Endorsed by the European Commission, the indicators are grounded in science and span four...

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
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 2017
0

Summary

The TOD Standard is a powerful tool to help shape and assess urban development. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of public transit and non-motorized mobility while placing the emphasis firmly back on the users: people.

The Standard outlines eight core principles of urban design and...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Apr 2017
0

Summary

 

TRavelVU is a digital travel survey method. It is cheaper than data gathering through traditional methods and delivers more accurate and more reliable results....

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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
  • 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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