Jul 7, 2022

Monitoring of traffic circulation plan

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First NameHeijke

Last NameRombaut


What is the name of your organization?City of Ghent

What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?City administration

Where are you based?Woodrow Wilsonplein 1, 9000 Gent, Ghent, Flanders 9000, BE

Name of the new equipment
Passive samplers
Number of devices used in your initiative
  • Commercial product


Specific questions
Communication type
  • Other


Communication type – Other
Not relevant
Energy type
  • Not relevant (passive tubes for example)


Temporal resolution
Where are you measuring air quality ?
  • Outdoor


Devices location
  • Street – public domain


Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take time to read the documentation
What is the price per unit?
Any setup / Installation costs?
Are their maintenance costs?

What is the name of your initiative?Monitoring of traffic circulation plan

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Smart/sustainable mobility, Raise awareness/education

Please provide a short description of your initiative (What is being done? Who is participating? What are your main goals?) This text will appear on the main page.Monitoring of air quality impact of a new traffic circulation plan in the city centre using passing NO2 samplers

Who is your main audience?Other

Audience – OtherMunicipality representative

How is this initiative funded?Municipality program

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):10 000 to 50 000€

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?0 – 25

Website that presents your initiativehttps://stad.gent/en

Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiativehttps://citimeasure.eu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/gravity_forms/1-5354894cf3cf050d1ea2e13c24ed0dad/2022/07/afbraak-stadhuis-panden-zuidstraat-eigen-beeldmateriaal-08.jpg

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?No, we manually process the data (csv, excel, …)

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