Content Overview SUMP Toolkit

General Information and Outreach

This introductory chapter provides information on the concept of SUMPs, its global application and good practices deriving from the practical implementation.

Phase I: Preparation & Analysis

An explicit decision by policy makers to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan represents the starting point and first milestone for the SUMP process. In the initial phase, the preparatory work for the planning process is carried out.

Phase II: Strategy Development

The objective of the second phase aims to determine the strategic direction of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in cooperation with citizens and stakeholders.

Phase III: Measure Planning

In the third phase, the planning process is proceeding from the strategic to the operational dimension. During this phase the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan is finalised and the implementation is prepared.

Phase IV: Implementation & Monitoring

This fourth phase aims to implement the actions and related measures defined in the SUMP which are complemented by a systematic monitoring, as well as evaluation and communication.

SUMP Financing: Facilitating low carbon investments

The documents below give specific guidance for all financial issues to be addressed throughout the SUMP implementation process.

SUMP MRV: Measuring & Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The SUMP implementation process is closely monitored to measure and report (potential) GHG savings.  These documents support the development of a tailor-made MRV approach for the SUMP.

Capacity Development

This section includes training materials to enhance knowlegde on the basic features of a SUMP as well as  the financing of a SUMP.

10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport