Networks

May 2020
Traffic management
200

[EN] The city of Leuven in Belgium, is a growing university city of just over 100.000 inhabitants 20 km east of Brussels. The city has been implementing traffic calming measures in the central zones for the past years. With plans for other urban zones in the pipeline.

[NL] Leuven is een groeiende universiteitsstad met iets meer dan 100.000 inwoners. In het stadscentrum werden de laatste jaren enkele autoluwe verkeersmaatregelen ingevoerd. Plannen voor de andere zones van de stad zitten in de pijplijn.

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May 2020
Air quality & traffic
200

The WeCount pilot in Madrid and Barcelona aims to empower citizens to crowdsource information and data to address pressing traffic and environmental issues in the area.

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September 2020
Cycling
200

Ljubljana is a political and cultural centre as well as the main commercial, business, congress, exhibition, transport, the scientific and educational centre of the Republic of Slovenia. Ljubljana is also Slovenia's largest employment centre with 180,000 jobs and its university centre with 41,000 students. Due to the daily migrants from the region to work and school, who mainly depend on the use of cars, Ljubljana has for many years been confronted with the problems of traffic and environmental problems.

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September 2020
Traffic and pollution
200

The pilot will focus on providing the Ringsend community with the tools to hearing their unheard voices. The Telraam sensors will be used to count both private traffic and on-road freight traffic while the citizen science environmental sensors developed as part of iSCAPE will be used to monitor air (NOx, PM1, PM2.5 and PM10) and noise pollution. This will establish a link between cause (traffic) and effect (local pollution) and thus provide evidence to support the local community concerns about the liveability of the area. UCD will analyse the collected data and link it to local meteorology and urban geometry to establish a more robust link between the measured data. UCD will work closely with the local community and organise data storytelling workshops, which will allow to periodically calibrate the sensors.

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September 2020
Air quality & traffic
200

The Cardiff case study will primarily explore the interlinkages between road transport and air pollution. Air pollution is linked to a number of health effects including respiratory and cardio-vascular disease and is considered the single largest environmental health risk in Europe. In the UK, one of the dominant sources of Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Particulate Matter (PM10 and PM2.5) is road transport.

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