App aims to improve safety walking to school

17 Oct 2016
Posted By: JS   |   Source: Next City   |   URL: https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/oslo-app-schoolchildren-safe-walk-school

 

Norway is utilising the youngest members of the community, and their love for tech, to help improve urban planning “Children using the app act as “secret agents” for the city by sending real-time feedback.” 

It has already led to improvements such as safer crossings and hazard reduction but the developers are keen to help longer term planning too, especially their goal of increasing the useage of public transport.

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