General resource library
Online manual of EU environmental policy
This online manual allows decision makers and researchers to easily search and cross reference the extensive body of environmental policy. Subscription is required.
EU Transport Research Knowledge Centre
The TRKC offers probably the most complete listing of EU funded transport research projects - not all are here, but this is the biggest available database with links to project websites (where these are still live) and deliverables. Find it at http://www.transport-research.info
European Trolleybus Knowledge Centre
A European Trolleybus Knowledge Centre has been established as part of the TROLLEY project. The online centre serves as an information hub providing contact details for European trolleybus experts and a library of relevant links and documents for those who wish to learn more about trolleybus systems.
International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) online database
ITRD is a free to use multi-lingual database containing over 400,000 items on transport and transportation research, designed to meet the needs of engineers, consultants, and researchers worldwide. A thesaurus of transport terminology can also be downloaded from the website in English, French, German or Spanish.
Integrated transport database TRID
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) have launched a new integrated transport database that combines the records from TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database and the OECD’s Joint Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) database. The TRID provides access to over 900,00 records of worldwide transportation research – an excellent tool for planners, policy makers and academics alike!
European Road Safety Observatory
The ERSO provides a wealth of tools and resources on road safety which can be accessed online at http://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_safety/specialist/index_en.htm
Collection of evidence of the benefits of walking and cycling
Bristol City Council have collected key evidence from peer-reviewed literature on the benefits of walking and cycling. 78 articles from various sources are presented on their website which acts as a one-stop-shop for practitioners looking for evidence to strengthen the case for current policies and practice regarding active travel.
Transport and health issues
This book presents the health benefits of adopting sustainable transport modes with details of research in this topic area and examples of its application in numerous settings. Download the whole book or selected chapters
Transport and Health Issues - the complete book
Lars BO Anderson and Ashley R. Cooper: Commuter cycling and health
Martin Eder: The health benefit of cycling - Health Economic Assessment Tool for cycling (HEAT)
Robert Pressl and Karl Reiter: Long term effects of the Transfer of Physical Activities into Everyday's Routine Programme in Graz, Austria
Johansson, M , Raustorp, A. Mårtensson, F , Boldemann, C , Sternudd, C. & Kylin, M.: Attitudinal antecedents of children´s sustainable every day mobility
Marco Hüttenmoser: Road traffic threatens child development. We need a fundamental change of perspective
Nazan Kocak, Tom Rye and Ela Babalik-Sutcliffe: Prospects for changing the built environment to encourage more physical activity: a comparison of the UK and Turkey
Helmut Schad, Roger Sonderegger and Timo Ohnmacht:Active travel and health – A challenge for transport planning and urban planning
Thomas Budde Christensen and Tyge Kjær: Planning for sustainable transport: The case of Copenhagen
Davies, NJ, Lumsdon, LM, Weston, R.: Health Motivations for Recreational Walking
Herbert Brüning: Noise action plan – the strategic approach to advance sustainable transport The example of “Quiet Norderstedt. Worth living”
Road Safety Knowledge Centre
The Road Safety Knowledge Centre is a web-based library of road safety related information and expertise, primarily from UK-based road safety organisations. Information within the Knowledge Centre is available free of charge to anyone who registers. The centre is also linked to good sources of international road safety good practice and knowledge
Tools to assist reducing work related travel
ACT travelwise have made their first set of industry guides on alternatives to travelling for work, free to download. These offer useful information on remote and home working and tools to enhance its effectiveness. A second set of guides to promote reduced work related travel, are available for members to download from their website.
Games, arts & crafts related to sustainable mobility to play with children
Get creative and inspire a new generation of sustainable travellers with a host of games, arts and crafts produced by the Bambini project for use in schools, kindergartens or at home.
Aspects of Active Travel
This book presents good practise implementations, approaches or research findings on how to encourage people to walk and cycle in urban areas. Download the whole book or selected chapters
Mobility Management: The smart way to sustainable mobility in European countries, regions and cities
The European Platform on Mobility Management (EPOMM) produced the book Mobility Management: The smart way to sustainable mobility in European countries, regions and cities.
- an overview over Mobility Management development in Europe
- an overview over MM developments in each of the 11 EPOMM countries
- good practice examples from each of these countries
It is available as a free download (pdf, 57MB).
New Tool onlineTERM 2013: transport indicators tracking progress towards environmental targets in Europe
This TERM 2013 report includes an assessment of progress towards the transport-related environmental...
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