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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.

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Nov 2017
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Summary

The BRT Planning Guide is intended as a guidance document mainly for planning and engineering professionals. However, others, such as non-governmental organizations, national and regional policymakers, and business groups, will find it a valuable resource as well, when advocating for their...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Jul 2013
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ADVANCE: better planning, better cities! The ADVANCE Audit is a practical tool for improving Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in cities and municipalities. It provides a...

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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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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 2016
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Summary

The BRT Standard is an evaluation tool for world-class bus rapid transit (BRT) based on international best practices. It is also the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus rapid transit design to establish a common definition of BRT and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver...

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Tool Type

  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Mar 2017
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Summary

In the course of introducing electric vehicle systems into public transport fleets, current scientific findings and initial practical experience go hand in hand. Today, transport companies, which strategically decide to introduce electric buses, are no longer confronted with the problem of...

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Tool Type

  • Method / Approach
  • Software

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Jun 2018
0

Summary

The Bikeshare Planning Guide provides in-depth guidance to city officials, practitioners and other stakeholders about planning and implementing a successful bikeshare system. The Guide encourages cities to position bikeshare as a critical piece of their transportation network, and plan- and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
Mar 2017
0

Summary

This tool allows to utilise the potentials of crowdsourcing techniques to improve innovations. Innovation has now become a more democratic process for many organisations; through the use...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
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
0

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
Sep 2014
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Summary

This Policy Note focuses on gender-sensitive mobility planning. In both the international body of literature and transport planning, the gender dimension of mobility and sustainability...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Other
Jun 2016
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Summary

This document provides a simple and easy to use set of indicators that cities can use to measure how well their transport and mobility system is performing. Data gathered regularly can...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Indicator set

Application Area

  • Data gathering
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
Jul 2016
0

Summary

Crowdsourced-transport is a website providing information about the use of social media, serious games and crowdsourcing applications to improve participation in the planning and...

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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
Sep 2018
0

Summary

ELIPTIC – Electrification of Public Transport in Cities – was a three-year Horizon 2020 research and innovation project, running from 2015 to 2018, and part of the CIVITAS initiative for clean urban transport. The consortium consisted of 33 partners from 8 EU countries representing various...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation and business plans
May 2018
0

Summary

The aim of this publication is to inspire local campaigners to organise attractive campaign activities, to implement relevant permanent measures and to celebrate Car-Free Day.

The Thematic Guidelines present an explanation of this year’s campaign theme and call-to-action (‘Mix and Move...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
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
0

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
Feb 2018
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Summary

Interfaces Portugal creates tailor made technological solutions, develops operational consulting and implements performance training to provide teams well trained and motivated to the transport operators. With University of Minho - Computer Graphics Center - CCG, they have specified and...

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Tool Type

  • Hardware
  • Indicator set
  • Method / Approach
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

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

Summary

HIGH-TOOL is an open source, high-level strategic assessment model for use by EU policy makers and policy analysts to assess economic, social and environmental impacts of transport...

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Tool Type

  • Software

Application Area

  • Appraisal and assessment

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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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