providing means for older adults to participate in urban planning;
solve accessibility/mobility issues by collecting, visualising and sharing relevant, up to date and area specific data to inform decision making;
create datasets of interesting and enjoyable places to assist in future planning efforts;
measuring travel-time in Helsinki region considering needs of older citizens.
Solutions to these needs will be piloted with the following three use cases:
feedback on accessibility issues - piloted in Vuosaari
point of Interest - piloted in Vuosaari
travel-Time Matrix - piloted in the whole metropolitan area
architecture. integration. platform
Working with older adults in Helsinki, Flanders and Santander has helped us better understand their engagement needs.
Older People Engagement
URBANAGE in the
The concept of 'age-friendly cities' and 'local digital twins' is fairly new one. Access articles by others here.
Older Adults as Actors in Urban Planning
Recording of the Urbanage workshop on involving older adults as actors in urban planning at EU Week of Regions and Cities.