application

name of the application

FixMyStreet

Reference

author(s), year

Misra et al, 2014, Lee et al, 2015 and King et al, 2007

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

The system enables citizens to report, view or discuss local problems such as grafiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs or street lighting, and to track their resolution by the local government concerned.

deployment

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

real-life deployment (in different countries and cities)

Target population

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

general population

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, …)

none

coordination

who can launch a campaign

local goverments

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

text and camera

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

location

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Photos of the reported problems.

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.)

none

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

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

Text in combination with photos.

incentives

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

no

applicability of results

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

no

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Accuracy of the reports, no method of responding from the local goverment to the people (one-way communication).

remarks

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

Relies on public feedback about neighborhood issues.

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