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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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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
Sep 2018
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Summary

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
Apr 2017
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Summary

"Bike Benefit" is a tool to motivate people to travel by bicycle and also to further motivate those, who already travel by bicycle to continue doing so for their daily transportation. At...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Feb 2017
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Summary

Biklio is an app that creates a network of recognition and benefits to urban bicycle users, linking them to local businesses and the cycling community for the good of their city....

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Apr 2018
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Summary

BuyZET project BuyZET is a Horizon 2020 project that looks into the procurement of innovative solutions for zero emission urban delivery of goods and services. The main goals of BuyZET project are:

  • To boost demand for zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and other zero emission urban...
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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Feb 2018
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Summary

Background to the mapping report

BuyZET aims for procurement of innovative solutions for zero emission urban delivery of goods and services. This report outlines the methods and results of the transportation footprint mapping exercise that identifies high priority procurement areas....

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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2018
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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
Sep 2017
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Summary

A general shift towards sustainable modes of travel is taking place. Children are using more sustainable modes to go to school and workers are using cars less. Developing and implementing a travel plan can reduce the need for people to travel to and from a location and encourage others to travel...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
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
Jun 2018
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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
Sep 2018
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Summary

The EU wants to phase out conventionally fuelled vehicles by 2050 and move towards carbon neutral urban logistics by 2030. To achieve this ambitious objective, it developed legislation and provided financial incentives to encourage cities to use alternatively fuelled vehicles and create related...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

It is time to give back part of the public space to children to support their social, cognitive and emotional development. Currently most of the public space is occupied by motorised vehicles – the METAMORPHOSIS project starts to use this big potential of space and transforms it with the needs...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

The goal of this document is to provide the reader with a brief background into the current state of urban logistics and the innovative solutions used to bring about change to the organisation of the transport system and to the relationships between businesses, governments, regulators, operators...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Based on crowd funded studies citizen’s movements can play a much stronger role in co-creative processes by formulating well documented critics on government plans and  delivering  well-designed  alternative concepts. by doing so in the Antwerp case concerning the completion of the ring motor-...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Graphic facilitation is a set of techniques that revolve around the predominant use of visual tools (images, drawings, maps, and other graphic elements) to transmit, produce, and collaboratively analyse ideas within a specific focused group of people.

This innovation brief is available...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

In many European cities public transport is basic, particularly in eastern and South-eastern European cities and smaller new member state towns. they provide a minimal social service and are not an attractive or sustainable trans-port choice. However, there are effective and in-expensive...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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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
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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
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Summary

For almost twenty years the northern region of Belgium, Flanders, has provided leading guidance on local SUMP support. this year (2019) they introduced a new Decree (act) to facilitate a new approach across fifteen transport regions. the new Decree is a regulatory framework that will give...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Jan 2020
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Summary

Placemaking is an approach to planning where people are engaged in a collaborative process to bring social life to public spaces through affordable, human-scale, and near-term changes. it is a good ally of Sustainable Urban mobility Plans (SUMP). its participatory philosophy is in line with SUMP...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

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

National SUMP Supporting Programmes (NSSPs) are run at the national or regional government level to encourage, support, require and/or give incentives and disincentives to cities and other local governments to implement SUMPs. Countries and regions that are known for a long history of SUMP...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

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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