Nov 30, 2022

WeCount

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First NameMargarida

Last NameSardo

Emailmargarida.sardo@uwe.ac.uk

What is the name of your organization?UWE Bristol

Website/URLhttps://www.uwe.ac.uk

What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?University and/or research institute

Where are you based?Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, GB

Name of the equipment
Telraam
Brand
Telraam
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
795
Origin
  • Commercial product
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • Other
Other
New Option – parameter’s name
traffic
Are there any other technical details you would like to share?
The V1 Telraam device is a combination of a Raspberry Pi microcomputer, sensors and a low-resolution camera. The device simply needs to be powered and mounted on the inside of an upper-floor window with a view over the street. The device uses the local Wi-Fi connection to send traffic count data to the central database.
Communication type
  • Wifi
Energy type
  • Regular power plug
Temporal resolution
unknown
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
Device’s location
  • Street – private domain
Level of expertise required to operate
It takes some advanced skills – digital native

What is the name of your initiative?WeCount

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, 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.WeCount was a Horizon 2020 project which aimed at quantifying local road transport, produce scientific knowledge in the field of mobility and environmental pollution and co- design informed solutions for several road transport challenges. Uniquely, this citizen science project empowered citizens to take a leading role in the production of data, evidence and knowledge around mobility in their local areas. Five case studies across Europe were involved

Who is your main audience?Citizens

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
University of Dublin, Ireland
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ideas for Change, Spain
TML, Belgium
Mobiel 21, Belgium
POLIS, Belgium

How is this initiative funded?Fully funded European project

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):1 million – 5 million

What is the duration of the initiative?1 to 5 years

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?500 – 1000

Website that presents your initiativehttps://we-count.net

Please share any other relevant/interesting links about your initiative:https://zenodo.org/search?page=1&size=20&q=wecount

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?Yes, we use the platform provided by the equipment manufacturer

Add the public URL (if any)https://www.telraam.net/

Is your platform open source?Yes

From 0 (the lowest) to 5 (the highest), how easily accessible and user-friendly is your platform?4

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