Yes, you have to register to contribute to the platform.
No. We appreciate that you are willing to contribute data for this platform. No payment is asked.
Yes, BiciZen allows you to filter your own contributions or the contributions by topic.
It depends. You can make your observations visible (Default), hide their location on the map, or fully hide the spot.
The crowdsourced data will be used to improve cycling infrastructure. The results may be used for research by universities
All you need is a smartphone. You can also use a computer and contribute from a browser.
Yes, you can use the app with your children. Keep in mind that using the phone while cycling can be dangerous, so please watch your child at all times and don’t encourage risky behavior.
There will be times when it will be particularly helpful for us to get a lot of data. We will often organize mapathons in such periods. We will alert users with the help of push messages on the app, when these periods are.
Some of the data is, nonetheless, it’s not always available to the general user, and the spatial precision is usually not high (Neighborhood scale or street.).
Yes, many previous citizen science studies have already shown this. The measurements might not be as precise as with conventional measurement equipment, but the magnitude of the values is likely to be correct. Values that are physically impossible or highly unlikely will be discarded.