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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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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
Jun 2014
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Summary

Active Mobility Consultancy (AMC) Campaigns aim to overcome subjective barriers to public transport use and to highlight the clear benefits of sustainable modes such as walking and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Feb 2017
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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
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
Aug 2018
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ByCycling is an app to automatically and effortless log your bike rides and which allows you to earn great rewards when commuting by bike to work. ByCycling aim to help companies swap car [commute] trips for bikes, having an effective approach to get more people cycling and change behavior....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • 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
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
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
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
Oct 2019
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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
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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
Oct 2020
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Summary

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
Nov 2015
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Summary

Currently, transport project assessments vary greatly from city to city. Many cities even have no predefined guidelines or regulations for transport policy assessment. The SOLUTIONS/UEMI...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Other
Jun 2017
0

Summary

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
Oct 2016
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Summary

The London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS) set out requirements and advice for cycle network planning and for the design of dedicated cycle infrastructure, cycle-friendly streets and cycle parking in London, United Kingdom. It is aimed at those who shape the environment through planning and...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Other
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
Sep 2017
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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
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
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

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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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