Meeting 21/10

Notes from a heads-up meeting on 21/10

Present: Ben, Manon & Dries


  • Heatmap is finished and will move to

    • Heatmap with all rides

    • Heatmap will all cyclists

  • Statistics tiles for the whole world are finished - needs to be checked one last time


  • Put statistics tiles in production

  • Update data map page and make it more user-friendly

    • Heatmap and overview map should go full-screen to

    • Idea: image on data page + link to full screen data map

  • Next step: graph with contributions per day/month/year or per region

  • [funding needed] User accounts: in order to give personal feedback + keep cyclists involved

  • Towards the future: adding timeline to the heatmap

  • Set up new servers for the BDP

  • Funding for 2021: partnering up with cycling NGOs and cities that want to improve their cycling infrastructure

  • Document data model on wiki / github

  • Add new button on homepage for GPX files

Presentation cycling commission

  • Add slide with use case of the open data

    • To improve infrastructure

    • To make cyclists visible with open data

    • Include cyclists in study / project

-> Communicate about the project and data dive Data Dive event planning 13/10

  • Data to be published

    • Counter idea: generate a data set with # cyclists per road segment

    • Origin destination matrix

    • Statistics & heatmap

    • Matchmaking cyclists paths <-> roads

    • Statistics about usage of different types of roads.

    • Statistics about per time of day.

  • High-potential datasets

    • Average waiting time at the traffic lights

    • Weather data and usage.

    • Statistics about usage per type of weather?

  • What datasets are the most interesting

  • What are other interesting open data sources

    • Crowdsource other open datasets on our awesome wiki!

  • Provide the data in one large zip file

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