Flanders – Citizen Science sensor map

CHALLENGE Flanders has a rich tradition of successful and large-scale Citizen Science projects. More and more citizen science initiatives are using IoT sensors and making them available via open APIs. An integrated sensor map combining multiple types of air quality and traffic sensors can provide local insights into the liveability of cities and

2023-08-03T01:56:34+00:00August 3rd, 2023|Flanders, Urbanage|

Ghent – simulation closure Nieuwewandeling street, one direction

STATUS: started LOCATION: Belgium, Ghent TARGET AUDIENCE: public CHALLENGE Ghent is one of the major cities of Flanders and is home to 265,000 inhabitants. During spring 2022, a new bicycle tunnel was constructed near the city centre. The impact of the planned works on traffic was fairly large and

2022-09-15T19:30:39+00:00August 30th, 2022|Duet, Flanders, Pilots|

Ghent – Citizens evaluate impact of closing a bridge for traffic

CHALLENGE How best to visualise the simulation of the impact of a road closure on the traffic in the surrounding streets in an unambiguous and comprehensive way? That was the question that triggered the DUET technical team to create the delta layer. The delta layer shows - at a glance - where traffic

2022-06-28T09:59:14+00:00February 10th, 2022|Duet, Flanders, Uncategorized|

Ghent – traffic model demo, closure of a bridge

CHALLENGE In the framework of the DUET project, we can predict traffic using a model created by the university of Leuven, KUL. Connecting the traffic model was a tough challenge, high speed visualisation was an even bigger challenge. STATUS : started LOCATION : Belgium, Ghent TARGET AUDIENCE : city

2022-06-28T10:23:09+00:00January 13th, 2022|Belgium, Duet, Flanders, Ghent, Traffic Simulation Model|

Urbanage test case – Find shadow rich locations in the city of Ghent

CHALLENGE Senior citizens are vulnerable to the harmful effects of extreme heat during the summertime. Urbanage is a European project focusing on improving the life quality of senior citizens, based on smart city data. One of the Urbanage initiatives is to detect comfortable, shadow rich places inside the city. It was challenging to

2022-06-28T10:19:24+00:00January 13th, 2022|Flanders, Urbanage|
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