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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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Sep 2018
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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
Sep 2018
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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...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

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

The Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan (SULP) Guidelines are a policy support tool that is aimed at the large number of small and medium-sized cities in Europe who may not have the resource for major policy assessment and modelling work for sustainable city logistics.

The SULP methodology...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
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Summary

A large number of cities throughout Europe still cite a lack of strong technical support and quality control for SUMPs from the national level, thereby hindering SUMP take-up.

To ascertain where and to what extent this applies, SUMPs-Up collaborated closely with CIVITAS PROSPERITY to...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
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Summary

The Smart Way to Antwerp launched a multimodal route planner on its website. This has now also been made available as an app for smartphones. These both feed into Antwerp's work as part of the CIVITAS PORTIS project.

The route planner combines routes on foot with those on (folding) bikes...

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Option generator
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Dissemination and communication
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
Sep 2018
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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...

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Tool Type

  • Option generator
  • Serious game
  • Software

Application Area

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

Guidelines for the design and implementation of the Automated Road Transport Systems (ARTS), made on the basis of the work regarding the city studies and the operating demonstrations.

It is divided in three main sections, each of them aimed at different "users".

  • The first...
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Tool Type

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

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
Sep 2018
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Summary

“Factor 100” is a campaign of the European ELIPTIC project (Electrification of public transport in cities).

ELIPTIC is a Horizon 2020 project that is evaluating various technologies for electrifying public transport and integrating technologies (e.g. of tram sub-stations) into a wider...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
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Summary

The overall aim of ELIPTIC was to develop new concepts and business cases to optimise existing electric infrastructure and rolling stock use, saving both money and energy. ELIPTIC advocates electrification of the public transport sector and helps to develop political support for the...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
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Summary

The NOVELOG project focused on gaining insight into urban freight transport (UFT) and providing guidance for implementing effective and sustainable policies and measures.

The 13 factsheets compiled in this publication describe the NOVELOG activities tested in the partner cities and...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Sep 2018
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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
Sep 2018
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Summary

The POSSE project has undertaken a range of activities to facilitate the exchange and sharing of knowledge and experience on how to develop, implement and maintain Open Specifications and Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) as applied to urban road traffic management.

The...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
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 2018
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Summary

The EU-funded CIMEC project (Cooperative ITS for Mobility in European Cities), aims to facilitate the take-up of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) by increasing the alignment of technological solutions with user needs, thereby reducing perceived barriers and risks in deployment....

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Exploitation and business plans
Aug 2018
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Summary

GIS Cloud - Collaborative platform for your entire field and office workflow

GIS Cloud team is dedicated to building a collaborative mapping platform for users of all profiles. We strive to deliver a cutting-edge mapping technology accessible to a wide variety of users and companies.

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Tool Type

  • Mobile app
  • Software

Application Area

  • Data gathering
  • Evaluation and monitoring
Aug 2018
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Summary

While support is available for local authorities in the selection of measures and measure packages, including SUMPs-Up manuals on the theme, they are nonetheless missing more precise information on how to implement these measures successfully. 

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Appraisal and assessment
  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2018
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Summary

SUNRISE is the acronym for Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Research and Implementation Support in Europe. The SUNRISE mission is to develop, implement, assess and facilitate co-learning about new, collaborative ways to address common urban mobility challenges at the urban district level through...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual
  • Method / Approach

Application Area

  • Dissemination and communication
Aug 2018
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Summary

The NOVELOG project focused on gaining insight into urban freight transport (UFT) and providing guidance for implementing effective and sustainable policies and measures.

NOVELOG partners strongly believe that planning for sustainable urban freight is essential to allow the long-term...

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Tool Type

  • Guidance document / Manual

Application Area

  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Financing, procurement, legal aspects, measure implementation

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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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