Quality, audits and benchmarking

Subscribe to RSS - Quality, audits and benchmarking

Pursuing a quality management approach is not only necessary, but will help cities develop and implement better transport policies.

Good transport planning is informed by reference to good practice elsewhere. Auditing and benchmarking help cities compare their plans and performance against that of others - not in a spirit of competition, but rather one of continuous improvement.

By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

A report from the CIVITAS SUMPS-Up project provides city planners with the step-by-step know-how necessary to develop SUMP action plans. Furthermore, it takes into account different levels of SUMP development experience and SUMP maturity among cities.

The report contains guidance in terms of what to include in an action plan, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

In addition, it breaks down the process of developing an action plan into a six-step process, with the final stage of this an implementation plan.

By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 25 Apr 2023

8 steps to walkability

A range of steps for local leaders to improve walking behaviour and current walkability conditions; promote public participation in planning and in public life; review policies, standards and regulations; and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration to deliver the vision.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 19 Oct 2022
By sebnolens / Updated: 03 Nov 2022
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 21 Sep 2022
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 12 Sep 2022
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 Jul 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 14 Jul 2022
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 13 Dec 2021
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 06 Dec 2021