Cycle Atlanta

Cycle Atlanta is a partnership with the City of Atlanta to broaden participation in the planning of bicycle infrastructure through the use of smartphones and citizen sensing. We are exploring and critiquing new tools for participatory digital democracy while helping the City incorporate a data-driven process for understanding and responding to the needs of cyclists in Atlanta. More details about the apps along with interactive tools for exploring the data can be found at cycleatlanta.org.

 

Related Publications

  1. M. Asad, and C. A. Le Dantec. Tap the “Make This Public” Button: A Design-Based Inquiry into Issue Advocacy and Digital Civics. Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM (2017), 6304–6316.

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  2. C. A. Le Dantec, C. Appleton, C., M. Asad, R. Rosenberger, & K. Watkins. Advocating Through Data: Community Visibilities in Crowdsourced Cycling Data. In A. Golub, M. L. Hoffmann, A. E. Lugo, G. F. Sandoval (Eds). Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking For All? Routledge, 2016.

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  3. K. Watkins, R. Ammanamanchi, J. LaMondia and C. A. Le Dantec, Comparison of Smartphone-based Cyclists GPS Data Sources. In Transportation Research Board 2016 Annual Meeting.

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  4. M. Asad, C. DiSalvo, C. A. Le Dantec. The Prismatic City: Technology’s Role in Civic Participation. Civic Quarterly. Spring 2015

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  5. C. A. Le Dantec, K. E. Watkins, R. Clark, E. Mynatt. Cycle Atlanta and OneBusAway: Driving innovation through the data ecosystems of civic computing. In M. Kurosu (Ed.), Human-Computer Interaction Users and Contexts: Proceedings 17th International Conference, HCI International 2015 Part III (pp. 327–338). Springer.

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  6. A. Misra, K. Watkins, and C. A. Le Dantec, Socio-demographic Influence on Cyclists’ Self Classification by Rider Type. In Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting.

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  7. C. A. Le Dantec, M. Asad, A. Misra, K. Watkins. Planning with Crowdsourced Data: Rhetoric and Representation in Transportation Planning. In CSCW 2015: Proceedings of the ACM 2015 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, pages 1717–1727, New York, NY, USA, 2015. ACM.

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  8. C. A. Le Dantec. Data-based Civic Participation. In HCOMP 2014/Citizen + X: Workshop on Volunteer-based Crowdsourcing in Science, Public Health and Government, Pittsburgh, PA. November 2, 2014.

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  9. A. Misra, A. Gooze, K. Watkins, M. Asad, & C. A. Le Dantec. Crowdsourcing and Its Application to Transportation Planning. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2414:1–8, 2014.

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