application

name of the application

Bike Citizens

Reference

author(s), year

www.bikecitizens.net

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

A voice-assisted navigation system developed for cyclists.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

Real-life deployment of an application via Google’s PlayStore and Apple’s App Store

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

cyclists

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

bicycle

coordination

who can launch a campaign

There is no possibility to participate and launch your own campaigns.

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

GPS

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

location

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Routing profile and bike profile

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

Routing and navigation.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

The participant receives the reported data through the dedicated smartphone application. Through the website of the application it is possible to find heat maps of cities which show the most popular routes of cyclists.

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

Heat maps and statistics.

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

The incentive for the data collection are the auxiliary functions of the applications such as navigation and cyclocomputer.

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

GPS data is provided for free to partner cities with a subscription and it is made available for research.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

not defined

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

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