Holistic Urban and Peri-urban Mobility
HUPMOBILE
 
PROGRAMME 2014-2020
priority
3 Transport
objective
3.5 Urban mobility

HUPMOBILE

The HUPMOBILE project provided city authorities, infrastructure operators and transport providers with tools for sustainable urban mobility planning.
Project summary

Due to differences in organising public transportation, history of city- and port planning, and path-dependency in the development of transportation infrastructure, cities in the Baltic Sea region face a variety of challenges in their urban mobility solutions. There are regional and transnational differences, as well as different perspectives taken by different stakeholders, often neglecting the larger view in sustainable urban mobility. For instance, commercial companies assess their local production logistics strongly differently from city planners who assess the needs of urban logistics. In addition, global trade is affecting the transportation flows in Europe, challenging the administrative borders of the cities.

 

Integrated approach

The HUPMOBILE’s objective is to provide a holistic approach to sustainable mobility solutions in cities and their perimeters. The project helped the city authorities, infrastructure operators and transport providers assess and integrate innovative mobility options into their mobility management plans and policies, e.g. concerning production and urban logistics, the use of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) solutions, and multimodality in urban transport and travel-to-work.

Budgets

HUPMOBILE
in numbers
  • 1.96
    Million
    Total
  • 1.53
    Million
    Erdf
  • 0.00
    Million
    Eni + Russia
  • 0.00
    Million
    Norway

Achievements

The HUPMOBILE framework


The project contributed to a sustainable change of urban mobility by developing a comprehensive online framework. The framework encompasses access to all the HUPMOBILE tools and is interlinked with a starting survey that allows the involved stakeholder to interact with the framework. Based on the user’s input to the starting questionnaire, the user will be guided to the appropriate selection of tools developed in the HUPMOBILE project. The online policy guideline tool gives fast access to the developed tools for the right target groups. It explains how those can be used in a supportive way to improve the sustainability of existing mobility solutions and the other target groups.

The framework links together separate tools (available separately on the project’s homepage), like self-assessment for the sustainability of the transport system, interactive map of the transport solutions, best practices for employers to support the use of public transport, simulation models etc. The framework empowers different stakeholders and city-planners developing sustainable mobility in their region by guiding them through these various tools and fostering their more active collaboration among each other.

All tools developed by the project can be found here, https://www.hupmobile-project.eu/materials/tools

The first ITS-BSR network

The Hupmobile project has built cross-sectoral competence networks to support the matching of the public sector challenges with private sector competencies in the field of intelligent transportation systems (ITS). In order to support that, the project carried out 8 networking events, helping to build stronger connections between ITS associations, pubic, private and university representatives of the region. These events have already resulted in some concrete pilot projects and initiatives between public and private sector entities.

Find more information about the network here, https://www.hupmobile-project.eu/materials/its

Outputs

Participatory.Tools: Urban mobility stakeholders engagement toolkit

Hupmobile's Participatory.Tools in an online participatory planning Toolkit which proposes five easy steps for improving stakeholders’ processes and creating a public participation plan. The toolbox consists of a set of guidelines on how to arrange a public engagement process, detailed descriptions of 16 “analogue” and 16 online participation methods, and a search engine to find a suitable combination of methods for each particular case, as well as descriptions of current participatory planning practices of the Project’s partner cities. The Toolkit can be used by urban mobility planners to select the participatory method that is best for codeveloping their transport planning with all of the relevant stakeholders.

Multimodal optimisation tool for transport flows

This multimodal optimization tool helps in the decision-making process in finding optimized transport flows and the choice of transportation modalities most suitable for the nodes for the weighted criteria. Such criteria can be shift times, arrival of cruise ships, delivery windows, environmental contribution, costs, etc. The tool also provides a description on how to cover all transportation modes as well as consider the differences within a category of transport means (i.e. truck/vessel size, Euro norm, type of fuel etc) and focus on defining the different interfaces. The tool is not designed for daily work, but for the usage on strategic level in the decision making process. In addition to the involved cities, the tool has so far been used by around 20 other users, however most of those being simulation experts or at least having good knowledge in simulation for validation purpose.

Project Stories

Partners

Aalto University

  • Town
    AALTO
  • Region
    Helsinki-Uusimaa
  • Country
    Finland
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
435,056.00
60.18608165000000624.828468612421393

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

  • Town
    Hamburg
  • Region
    Hamburg
  • Country
    Germany
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
279,500.00
53.55034110.000654

City of Riga

  • Town
    Rīga
  • Region
    Rīga
  • Country
    Latvia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
217,000.00
56.949397724.1051846

City of Tallinn

  • Town
    Tallinn
  • Region
    Põhja-Eesti
  • Country
    Estonia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
213,964.00
59.437215524.7453688

City of Turku and Union of the Baltic Cities - Sustainable Cities Commission

  • Town
    Turku
  • Region
    Varsinais-Suomi
  • Country
    Finland
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
447,128.00
60.451753122.2670522

Royal Institute of Technology

  • Town
    Södertälje
  • Region
    Stockholms län
  • Country
    Sweden
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
226,823.00
59.196428917.6271663

ITL DIGITAL LAB

  • Town
    tallinn
  • Region
    Põhja-Eesti
  • Country
    Estonia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
138,500.00
59.437215524.7453688