Back to Top

Tool Inventory

Welcome to the CIVITAS Urban Mobility Tool Inventory

The CIVITAS Tool Inventory is an online database of over 100 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.

Current search

1 - 21 out of 196 results.
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...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Evaluation and monitoring
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...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Solution Summary

Waylay has developed a powerful and flexible orchestration platform for the Internet of Things that enables cities, solution providers and integrators to develop customised mobility solutions to improve traffic management and keep citizens informed. The Waylay platform enables...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Aug 2019
0

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
Aug 2019
0

Summary

CommonSpace is a map-based data collection mobile application that makes it easier to record observations of human activities in open spaces — a method known as public life studies. Public life studies are used to develop a better understanding of how public spaces serve the needs of people and...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Evaluation and monitoring
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,...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Aug 2019
0

Summary

The Twelve Quality Criteria is a tool for researching how public spaces are experienced by their users. More specifically, it’s used to evaluate whether different features of a public space are protective, comfortable, and enjoyable for people spending time there.

The thinking behind these...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Aug 2019
0

Summary

The Stationary Activity Mapping tool is a key part of any public life survey. It helps you map what people are doing in a space at a given time, such as sitting on a bench, playing sports, or performing live music. The result is a “snapshot” of activity in your survey area. By evaluating what is... Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Aug 2019
0

Summary

Does the next traffic light show green in a few seconds? Drive through or brake? Would you rather drive a little slower to stay in the Green Wave?

Or just cruise along as it will be a while before the lights turn green. And when exactly will it be green again?

 

...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Other
Aug 2019
0

Summary

The Future of Mobility Scenario Game is a role-playing game that allows practitioners, communities, and anyone who wants to play it to experience the future of mobility in a city from different perspectives. Building upon the scenarios work we did for the Future of Transport 2050 project, this...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Serious game

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jul 2019
0

Summary

Opus AccuScan™ Remote Sensing Devices (RSD) remotely measure exhaust emissions from motor vehicles as they are driven past the remote sensing device on streets and highways. The emissions are measured spectroscopically by casting a narrow infrared (IR) and ultraviolet (UV) beam of light across...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Appraisal and assessment
Jun 2019
0

Summary

OpenTransport is an open mobility platform that aims to provide multi- and inter-modal solutions.

 

Who can benefit?

Developers

Are you developing a MaaS application and don’t want to handle all the integrations? Do you need mobility data? Access to an on-demand...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Mar 2019
0

Summary

MUV-APP is the platform that turns the complex and huge urban mobility system into a safe, sustainable and user-friendly system It enables Mobility as a service for the public administration, to provide innovative tools for the management of the entire urban mobility system.

- Data...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
Mar 2019
0

Summary

ISAAC PedBikePlanner: Stimulating safe walking and cycling within a multimodal transport environment

The ISAAC tool helps administrations to identify the most effective and appropriate walking and cycling measures for their city. The tool consists of an interactive checklist and guidelines for...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Option generator

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Nov 2018
0

Summary

Automation-ready modelling – how does it work?

The following steps were undertaken to achieve this milestone:

  • Co-simulations were run thanks to a connection between the control logic of VEDECOM, the software PreScan from TASS International and the microscopic simulation software...
Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Nov 2018
0

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...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Mobile app

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Nov 2018
0

Summary

SUITS Crowd sourcing Model for Local Authorities - Integrating Citizen Mobility data & Logistics data

On the basis of existing tools SUITS is providing resource-light, reliable means to use real time, open data or more targeted methods for gathering freight and citizen information,...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
Nov 2018
0

Summary

When we think about innovation, we often think about new technical products and solutions. For mobility planners, it is important to carefully consider how such entrepreneurial energy, resources and products can be channeled to help meet policy objectives.

The approach of the City of...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Sep 2018
0

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...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
0

Summary

SUCCESS has chosen to target the construction industry as a major impacting sector on city logistics which has un-exploited potentials of improvement of the efficiency of goods, waste and service trips in EU cities, by answering the challenges pinpointed by the European Commission and in...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

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

Summary

Streetmix is an open-source, interactive tool which can be used to design streets and street networks.

It visualises the street design process and can be used by urban planners to design sustainable urban environments.

It also allows the public to become involved in the street...

Read more...

Tool Type

  • Option generator
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication

Pages

How to add content

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.

Thematic Area