name of the application



author(s), year

Yan et al, 2011


short description of the application (one-two sentences)

A crowdsourcing platform that enables users to reserve parking spots.


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


Target population

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

car drivers

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, …)



who can launch a campaign

not defined

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data


quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

Location data and time.

what type of qualitative data is gathered

The rating of the parking switch.

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.)

Provides the location of the soon-to-be free parking space and the time when it becomes available.

reporting method

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

not defined


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

not defined


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

Game theoretical design: a buyer who successfully parks at a reserved spot can re-sell that spot through the CrowdPark system if they tell the truth.

applicability of results

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

The results can not be directly consulted because of the experimental phase of the project.


gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Malicious sellers, profitability of the service, honesty of the buyers, inaccuracy of the GPS-signals, uncertainty in buyer arrival and seller departure.


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

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