Better experiences, convenience and public safety are three areas where people see the benefits of location data, but ethical concerns about its use are evident in public perception, according to the UK’s Geospatial Commission.
Location data has “huge potential” to power a greener, faster, better transport sector in the UK – but much of the data we need is still missing. A new Geospatial Commission report has identified six transport opportunity areas and the data that could unlock significant advances.
Confirmation in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government will pursue laws to modernise the planning system were cautiously welcomed by the property industry, although the specifics of those plans are still unclear.
Maps from the French air quality information company allow users to track air pollution in real-time for every street in your city, with more than 100 major urban centres across the US and Europe now live.