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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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148 - 168 out of 228 results.
Sep 2016
5

Summary

PTV Vissim is a microscopic multi-modal traffic flow simulation tool. Whether comparing junction geometries, analysing public transport priority schemes or considering the effects of certain signalling – PTV Vissim allows you to simulate traffic patterns exactly. Motorised private transport,...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2016
5

Summary

PTV Visum is a complete software package for traffic analyses, forecasts and GIS-based data management on city, regional or national levels. It consistently models all transport modes and their interactions in a unified network data model. Sophisticated tools for management, import/export and...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2016
0

Summary

PTV Viswalk is a microscopic pedestrian traffic simulation tool. Whether simulating pedestrians along urban roads, passengers transferring in stations, occupants escaping from a building or visitors of a festival – PTV Viswalk allows you to simulate pedestrian movement. PTV Viswalk is rounded...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jun 2017
0

Summary

 

Paramics Discovery is a micro-simulation modelling tool developed with the aim to assist transport planners, traffic and highway...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Approach

Our solution is integrated with a wide range of manufacturers of equipment and software for managing on-street and off-street parking. Modern technologies and convenient user interfaces allow you to run paid parking in the city in a matter of hours. After a week of analytic tools, the...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jul 2018
0

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
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Solution Summary

Parquery is a a cloud-based smart parking solution that detects available and occupied parking space locations, along with how long a vehicle has occupied each space. Our solution can also identify improper use of non-parking areas and bicycle and emergency vehicle lanes. By...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware

Application Area

  • Evaluation and monitoring
Sep 2017
0

Summary

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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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Aug 2019
0

Summary

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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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Mar 2018
0

Summary

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
Oct 1977
0

Summary

Planning for Real® is a community planning tool that has been around since the late 1970s. It enables local residents to be involved in planning for, and within, their own communities....

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Sep 2020
0

Summary

This free online course is developed by the European project PoliVisu to promote the use of advanced visualisations in policy making. Focusing on urban mobility as an important subfield within transportation, the course provides a holistic view of data visualisations and their role at different...

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Tool Type

  • Other

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2020
0

Summary

The aim of the PoliVisu Toolbox(link is external) is to help Public Sector decision-makers learn how to use big data to create visualisations that support their policy work. The tool has been designed to support policy areas related to - but not limited to - transport and mobility.

The...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Dec 2014
0

Summary

Planning urban mobility is a complex undertaking for any city, even more so when urban functions, people and mobility are scattered across different towns of polycentric regions. The Poly-SUMP Methodology has been developed and is being used to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Other
Jan 2017
0

Summary

Positive Drive is the first gamification tracking platform and app of its kind that only positively rewards preferred behaviour in traffic. It...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Dissemination and communication
Feb 2018
0

Summary

The purpose of this publication is to provide public authorities and public transport operators with the information they need to prepare and implement active mobility consultancy campaigns...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
Feb 2018
0

Summary

A catalogue of 24 best practice solutions on parking management has been produced by the Push&Pull project.

It contains national and city solutions on parking standards (such as in Zürich, Utrecht, Vienna, Krakow, Gent and Ljubljana), and site level solutions such as the Nottingham...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Oct 2016
5

Summary

 

QGIS (previously known as Quantum GIS) is a free and open-source computer application for viewing, editing and analysis of geographical data, i.e. a Geographic Information...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Nov 2017
0

Summary

The RADar! reporting platform is a web-based planning and citizen participation tool by Climate Alliance. RADar! offers municipalities and their inhabitants optimal opportunities to further promote cycling in their municipality together.

Cyclists draw municipal authorities’ attention to...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
0

Summary

This report provides a summary of the process adopted for the development of the SUMP training programme that was delivered across all four partner regions of the Interreg REFORM project.

More specifically, it summarises the background to the development of the materials used to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2018
0

Summary

This document is based on the methodology followed by the REFORM project for analysing, selecting, describing and evaluating the Good Practices (GPs).

The Interreg Project REFORM stands for “Integrated REgional Action Plan For Innovative, Sustainable and LOw CaRbon Mobility” and its...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

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