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Training Materials | Data types and data collection methods for an urban mobility diagnosis

Aguilar Réka

Website Manager


This training's main objective is to introduce the Data types and data collection methods for an urban mobility diagnosis

  • Developed by: Egis Group
  • Level of Expertise: Practitioner
  • Language: English
  • Keywords: Data, Data collection, Digital, Open Source
  • Time (minimum): 1h30'


Understanding urban mobility is the first thing cities need to do when planning for urban mobility. This training set presents the data required to conduct an evidence based status quo analysis of any city’s mobility system and the possible results of depicting this status quo. The training set also discusses how to collect data after the COVID-19 pandemic and alternatives and methods to deal with scarce-data environments for sustainable urban mobility planning.

Training Objectives

  • Define an urban mobility diagnosis and understand why it’s essential to do one as part of an urban mobility planning process
  • Identify the requirements and steps for conducting an urban mobility diagnosis
  • Define the types of data needed to conduct an urban mobility diagnosis and their corresponding data collection methods
  • Reflect on how to close data gaps in low-data environments

Indicative agenda

  1. Types of mobility surveys
  2. Importance data collection for an urban mobility diagnosis
  3. The importance of mobility surveys
  4. Methods of data collection

If you are interested in accessing this training material, please get in contact with the MobiliseYourCity Secretariat: contact@mobiliseyourcity.net

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