Book 7.2: Other resources

A few more resources that may be useful

1. Further links

In case you still want more, here are a few other links that may be useful for those interested in Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans:

Eltis - The Urban Mobility Observatory

Eltis facilitates the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in the field of sustainable urban mobility in Europe. It is aimed at individuals working in transport as well as in related disciplines, including urban and regional development, health, energy and environmental sciences. Eltis provides the information, good practices, tools and communication channels needed to help you turn your cities into models of sustainable urban mobility.


Literature/ guidance documents

Guidelines: Developing and Implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

The SUMP Guidelines are the key reference document for developing and implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan. They are intended for urban transport and mobility practitioners and other stakeholders involved in SUMP development. The Guidelines are the result of a thorough and European-wide expert consultation process organised between 2010 and 2013 as part of a service contract for the European Commission.


Urban Mobility Plans - National Approaches and Local Practice. Moving Towards Strategic, Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Transport Planning.

The Sustainable Urban Transport Technical Document #13 published by the giz in cooperation with the ITDP and Rupprecht Consult reviews urban mobility planning from various countries and showcases a growing number of examples calling for a shift away from the traditional, infrastructure-oriented approach towards sustainable and people-oriented planning.


European Commission


European SUMP Projects and Initiatives (in alphabetical order; the projects' focus on SUMP varies; some projects work exlusively on SUMP and conduct both research and local SUMP work, some look at it more in general, or at selected aspects only, and others address several thematic areas with SUMP being one of many)


SUMP videos

There are three about 5-minute videos explaining the SUMP approach and looking at local case examples.