application

name of the application

Cycling365

Reference

author(s), year

http://cyclingchallenge.eu/

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

An annually event organized by the the local mobility authority of Bologna, Italy. During one month, the goal is to collect as much data as possible from the bicyclists of different European cities.

deployment

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

real-life projects

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, …)

bicycles

coordination

who can launch a campaign

Participating city can choose to participate and have to pay a fee to do so. Afterwards to get the results (heat map), the developers also require a payment.

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

After participating, a survey is performed to gain information regarding the shift of travel behaviour and to calculate the saved CO²-emission by participating.

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.)

CO², traveled routes.

reporting method

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

Individual performances are reported via the dedicated application on the users smartphone. Global information regarding the performance of contributing cities can be consulted via the event’s website.

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

Quantitative data is represented through city leaderboards, heat maps and personal realizations.

incentives

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

Comparison with other participants in your own city and other participating cities.

applicability of results

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

Participating cities can request the surveyed data for policy making purposes, but they have to pay to receive this information.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Participants should register each trip before departure and after arrival.

remarks

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

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