Norwegian Kids Are Using Their Phones To Log Unsafe Street Conditions

Norwegian Kids Are Using Their Phones To Log Unsafe Street Conditions
Children

Travel Agent is an app that gamifies the reporting of hazardous conditions to improve the safety of children's commute to school

Lauren Kirkwood
  • 29 september 2016

Created by Oslo’s Agency for Urban Environment, the Norwegian Centre for Transport Research and the Oslo City Teaching Agency, the Traffic Agent app allow primary school children to track the hazardous street conditions they encounter on their way to school using their mobile phones, enabling the city to prioritize the most effective road safety measures. As an added bonus, students who use the app can learn about road safety while inputting the route they take to school.

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