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Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women

On Mar 19, 2020
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Researchers at @UNSW in Sydney are working with India-based social entrepreneurship @safetipinapp to use #opendata to help make #publicspaces feel safer. #genderequality #gender #citizenengagement #safety #surveillance https://t.co/fuB6CQiSr1
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The team is analysing data collected from the Safetipin mobile app, which allows users to rate public areas on safety criteria and to flag concerns.

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On Mar 19, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
Researchers at @UNSW in Sydney are working with India-based social entrepreneurship @safetipinapp to use #opendata to help make #publicspaces feel safer. #genderequality #gender #citizenengagement #safety #surveillance https://t.co/fuB6CQiSr1
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Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women

The team is analysing data collected from the Safetipin mobile app, which allows users to rate public areas on safety criteria and to flag concerns.

From BIM to CIM: Why Building and City Information Modelling are Essential to the Development of Smart Cities

The digitization of cities and their services is at the heart of the smart cities concept, and this digitization will rely heavily on BIM and CIM as we move into the future. BIM and CIM ...

For this Polish city, liveability is the key to getting smarter

One of the main challenges Krakow faces is quality of life, but now the city is looking to fix that with goals put in place that will make the city a better—and smarter—place to live. ...

Cities dig deep and rise up to overcome growing threats

Driverless transport, underground shops, heated bike paths, armed street patrols — this is not the setting for a dystopian novel, but it could soon be the city where you live.

Will COVID-19 Make Us Think of Cities Differently?

SARS-CoV-2, or ‘COVID-19’, is quite a formidable foe. Easily transmissible, low-mortality rate, the flu-like virus spread across national borders and social strata with little ...

What Would Cities Look Like if They Were Designed by Women?

Cities are built by men, and so too often urban design does not reflect the needs, perspectives, and realities of women.

Investing in Public Spaces to Achieve Livable Cities for All

Investing in Public Spaces to Achieve Livable Cities for All

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The Award is an initiative of the NewCities Foundation developed in partnership with the Novartis Foundation, Novartis US Foundation, and in collaboration with the Toyota Mobility ...

'If we have to leave, we leave': the downside of life in China's park city

The next 15 megacities #13: Chengdu is arguably China’s most liveable burgeoning megacity, following in the footsteps of England’s garden city movement – but on an epic scale

Changing landscapes: The design of cities in the age of digital transformation

The 2018 Smart City Expo World Congress offered a chance to reflect on the opportunities and challenges that come with the increasing digitalization of city infrastructure, from increased ...

10 Must-Read Books for Urbanists on Cities, Race and Public Space

These books deliver a riveting exploration of modern cities around the world, from Detroit to Istanbul.

DFW Open Data Day

DFW Open Data Day is a civic technology event focused on spurring civic engagement improving open government policies through open data.