CitizenLab

CitizenLab is a cost-saving solution to crowd-source input from their citizens. Some smaller and middle-sized cities in The Netherlands and Belgium have already used the app. Find here the case studies for Liège, Ostend and Hasselt. They have used the app to inquire about suggestions for improvement, the redesign of a park and policy priorities. […]

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Involving stakeholders: Toolkit on organising successful consultations

Stakeholder engagement improves the quality of urban mobility measures, and is becoming increasingly recognised as an important part of any decision-making process. This toolkit has been written primarily for those working in local mobility departments within the CIVITAS network, but can be useful to anyone interested in achieving sustainable urban mobility. It is aimed at […]

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Street Mobility Project Toolkit

  Large transport infrastructure and motorised traffic limit the mobility of older people. The unpleasant experience of being exposed to traffic and concerns about safety deter elderly from going for a walk to nearby places. Such physical or psychological barriers are known as ‘community severance’ or as ‘the barrier effect’. The causes are large infrastructure, […]

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Neighbourhood Accessibility Planning

The concept of Neighbourhood Accessibility Planning (NAP) aims at improving local conditions for walking and cycling as well as facilitating safe access to local facilities (e.g. schools, shops) and public transport services. A priority list of actions is drafted to enhance the accessibility on a neighbourhood scale. The special needs of more vulnerable groups such […]

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Urban mobility transitions and Slow Mobility

Professor Jan Anne Annema of the Technical University of Delft explains how transitions in urban mobility that are happening worldwide. Slow mobility (walking and cycling) is a core element in this process. End users defrine the success of failure of new uran ransport systems. This video is part of the online course Co-creating Sustainable Cities, […]

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City bikers and the politics of urban space

How do cyclists claim more space in cities? This video lists three examples of how local and activist initiatives became slowly adopted by public authorities. Through these initiatives, citizens are actively taking part in shaping mobility in their neighbourhoods. For some cities, this became part of their branding and tourism. The video is taken from […]

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PING if you care!

The PING if you care! campaign collects data about traffic situations, which are not covered in other statistics to provide a big picture on the daily traffic. The PING button delivers the data to the Bike Citizens app via a bluetooth connection. In this way, municipalities receive feedback from their citizens on where cycling routes should […]

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Hands-on-Bristol

This is an online course about the dynamics of co-creation and the key principles of citizens interacting with policy makers, technology and infrastructure developers. The expected impact of this tool is mobilisation of citizens for the practical projects carried out by local education institute. The site is designed primarily to be used in two ways: as a […]

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