Four Types of Crowdsourcing in Transportation
Crowdsourcing by Transport Mode
Crowdsourced-transport.com is a project by Andrew Nash, a Vienna-based transport planner. Nash helps clients develop social media, serious games and crowd sourcing applications designed to improve cities and transport systems. For more about Andy see: andynash.com.
Recent Blog Posts
Here’s a great post from the Planetizen Blog Crowdsourcing Clean Drinking Water, Interview with Sean Montgomery by Casey Brazeal, posted August 22, 2016. Sean Montgomery is the inventor of CitizenSpring (Kickstarter), an app that collects and maps data about safe drinking water. It’s currently a Kickstarter project. CitizenSpring is a great example of how to use sensors and mapping […]
ProPublica has developed a very effective interactive application that shows the chance of being killed if you are a pedestrian (30-years old, average for all ages, and 70-years old). You can roll on the app’s X-axis to see the likelihood of being killed when hit by a car going at different speeds. It’s a good tool […]
Tom Saunders of NESTA has written an excellent post: Power to the people: how cities can use digital technology to engage and empower citizens. It recommends four strategies: Resist the temptation to build an app; Think about what you want to engage citizens for; Remember there’s a world beyond the internet; and, Pick the right question for […]
There are many new opportunities for people to help collect and analyse data and help improve cities. Here are a couple new resources I’ve just discovered: CleanSpace – personal air quality monitors; CITI-SENSE project – an EU funded research project designed to help facilitate creation of a “sensor-based Citizens’ Observatory Community for improving quality of life […]