Promote better sharing of the curb by Improving the collection and processing of associated data
The “curbspace” is the space between the roadway and the private space behind the sidewalk. Today, this space is heavily occupied by parking for individual or family use between trips. This space could be better shared among the various users of the urban space. At the Fabrique des mobilités Québec, we are making users aware of the potential of sharing this space and we are experimenting with several ways to contribute to this objective.
THE DATA JOURNEY
This experiment aims to popularize the path our data takes from the moment it is created and recorded, to the successive uses that make it “useful”.
To facilitate and democratize the use of data as a lever for deploying new forms of mobility.
PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES
Thanks to the involvement of several partners, we have been able to carry out several interviews as part of this initiative, as well as producing mapping and popularization tools.
The Mobiclic application, developed in partnership with the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal, aims to take geolocalized photos of road signs in the Greater Montreal area.
To test and validate the reliability of open data related to parking through the application’s database.
PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED
The first version of Mobiclic is currently available in the Rosemont-Petite-Patrie borough. Following changes within the project itself, it has evolved. The first tests and results of the application have shown a great deal of interest from the actors on these projects.
Download the Mobiclic application now to contribute to this project!
CURBLR MAP AROUND THE PLAZA ST-HUBERT
A collaboration was set up for several months with the SDC Plaza St-Hubert to test the attractiveness of the various aspects of the CurbLR format for sharing parking space.
To test and understand the interest of users for this map in planning their trips.
PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED
A “user experience” aspect was added to this project, via a short satisfaction survey, in order to enrich the map to include new data. We will analyze this data in order to better understand the usage and behavior related to the curbside in the Plaza St-Hubert area.
If you would like to know more about this initiative, which is part of the Montréal en Commun project, please contact us.
WHAT IS THE CURBLR FORMAT?
CurbLR is a data standard developed by Shared Streets to facilitate the aggregation of all data useful for curb regulation. This reduction in complexity has interested many large cities (Boston, Montreal, Quebec City) as it allows them to have a real-time snapshot of their huge curb network, making it easier to implement improvements. Good news for citizens!
The fact that it is a standard also allows new cities and developers involved to build on existing data and practices. This is a huge resource gain!
CurbLR Card Plaza St-Hubert
Testing the development of a CurbLR-standard card at Plaza St-Hubert
Mobility Challenge 2021-2022
Discover the new uses, opportunities and challenges of the street curb after the pandemic
Acceptability of changing the use of the curb
Demonstrate that the car is not the only source of customers for commercial arteries
Desirability of alternative uses for the curb
Understanding how citizens perceive the curb
DISCOVER OUR RESOURCES
Are you interested in these initiatives? Want to learn more about the curb?
To follow the next steps and the documentation of our experiments and discover the associated commons
To learn more about the use cases of the experiments, the challenges encountered, the benefits of open data in mobility
COLLABORATE WITH US
Are you interested in these initiatives? Would you like to contribute to a better sharing of the curb? Do not hesitate to contact us!