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SUMP Basics


Description

SUMP Basics – Introduction to sustainable urban mobility planning

This course
•gives an overview of the SUMP concept and its benefits,
•describes the ever-growing importance of SUMPs in Europe, and
•has a closer look at the SUMP development process as well as the challenges cities often face when developing and implementing a SUMP

This course is powered by the CHALLENGE project.

Content
  • Course introduction
  • Block 1: Background and context
  • Introduction Block 1
  • Mobility and its societal impacts
  • Why a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan?
  • 10 arguments for a SUMP
  • SUMP – an initiative by the European Commission
  • Test Block 1
  • Block 2: Introduction to sustainable urban mobility planning
  • Introduction Block 2
  • SUMP characteristics
  • The sustainable urban mobility planning process
  • Common challenges in urban mobility planning
  • Test Block 2
  • Block 3: Preparing a SUMP
  • Introduction Block 3
  • Obtaining commitment for a SUMP
  • Preparing the SUMP development process
  • Defining the development process and scope of the plan
  • Planning stakeholder involvement and management procedures
  • Analysing the current and future mobility situation
  • Test Block 3
  • Block 4: Setting vision, targets and measures
  • Introduction Block 4
  • Developing a common vision
  • Setting priorities and measurable targets
  • Selecting measures
  • Developing effective packages of measures
  • Test Block 4
  • Block 5: preparing implementation
  • Introduction Block 5
  • Assign resources and responsibilities
  • Prepare an action and budget plan
  • Build monitoring and assessment into the plan
  • Adopt the sustainable urban mobility plan
  • Test Block 5
  • Block 6: Implementation, communication and learning
  • Introduction Block 6
  • Plan implementation
  • Inform and engage citizens
  • Learning the lessons
  • Test Block 6
  • BLOCK 7: final test
  • Reviewing the key messages
  • Further reading and learning
  • Final test
  • The End
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever