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#92

Bees and birds for Brussels

Smart Environment

More bees mean a better environment.

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#1/92 ~ 4/5

#91

Free transport close to home

Smart & Mobility

Improve mobility, reduce the use of cars and the need for parking spaces for short trips close to home

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#2/92 ~ 5/5

#90

Fruit trees in every street

Smart Environment

Give Brussels back its breath – and also see to it that its inhabitants live in an edible city. It doesn’t take much to regenerate Nature. Only concrete and environmentally unfriendly human activities destroy our planet locally and globally.

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#3/92 ~ 4.7/5

#89

Permit to leave the country

Smart Government

It would be a good idea if irisbox could be used by parents to request permits to leave the country for their children

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#4/92 ~ 4.3/5

#88

Women’s safety on public transport

Smart General

Women don’t feel safe on public transport

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#5/92 ~ 4.8/5

#87

Responsible use of public spaces

Smart Environment

A proposal for modular and useful outdoor furnishings to invite passers-by to enjoy passage places and take in their beauty.

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#6/92 ~ 4.4/5

#86

More biking, less smog

Smart & Mobility

Use your bike or public transport once a week

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#7/92 ~ 4.6/5

#85

Motor scooters in Brussels

Smart & Mobility

More motor scooters = fewer cars

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#8/92 ~ 3.6/5

#84

Electric skateboards to rent

Smart & Mobility

Electric scooters are good but skateboards are much more amusing. Why not rent them out?

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#9/92 ~ 3.2/5

#83

A non-polluting pedestrian city

Smart & Quality of Life

Fully pedestrianise the centre of Brussels. Free electric minibuses with no more than eight seats could be used to transport people from one point to the other.

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#10/92 ~ 4.9/5

#82

INTERACTIVE INFO TERMINAL

Smart General

Smart info terminals for citizens and tourists.

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#11/92 ~ 4.4/5

#81

Solar panels

Smart Environment

Encourage people to install solar panels

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#12/92 ~ 4.3/5

#80

Smart traffic lights

Smart & Mobility

Smart, synchronised traffic lights already exist in the Netherlands, so they aren’t a pipe dream.

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#13/92 ~ 4.5/5

#79

Create local public FabLabs at democratic prices and promote their use

Smart Government

Create local FabLabs in each municipality, with possibly a specialisation per site to avoid the overlap of more specific investments (textiles, wood, metals, cutting, turning, etc..). An idea suggested by Alain (Ixelles)

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#14/92 ~ 3.9/5

#78

A single account for all your services

Smart Environment

Today, when you go to the doctor or on holiday, you are asked for the same identity card each time. At the hospital, you have to fill in a form each time, supplying information concerning your previous examinations, and when you buy or rent real estate, you also have to state each time how much you earn. An idea suggested by Niels (Aarschot)

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#15/92 ~ 4.7/5

#77

Car emissions

Smart & Mobility

MOTs should include exhaust-gas emissions! An idea suggested by Christian (Kapellen)

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#16/92 ~ 4.5/5

#76

Promote public transport in businesses

Smart & Mobility

Grant a salary bonus when an employee uses public transport, but impose a tax on motorists which would be paid directly and in full to the SNCB/STIB/De Lijn.

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#17/92 ~ 4.6/5

#75

Municipalities

Smart Government

Unify the 19 municipalities of Brussels in one entity.

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#18/92 ~ 4.6/5

#74

Mob.be - the car sharing system in company cars

Smart & Mobility

Establishment of a car sharing ecosystem based on tax incentives that put commuters with company cars into contact with other types of commuters, an idea suggested by Benjamin (Limal)

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#19/92 ~ 4.3/5

#73

Simplify parking

Smart Government

I’m in favour of a smart city that makes things simpler, an idea suggested by Christophe (Koekelberg)

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#20/92 ~ 4.5/5

#72

Green lights for pedestrians or cyclists in 7 seconds

Smart & Mobility

I suggest that all traffic lights in Brussels other than those at complex intersections respond to calls from pedestrians within 7 seconds (or less!), an idea suggested by Bruno (Molenbeek)

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#21/92 ~ 4.1/5

#71

Public transport and ecology

Smart & Mobility

Pay for public transport fares with waste (plastics, metal etc.) as is already the case in Turkey

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#22/92 ~ 4.6/5

#70

Kitchen Airbnb

Smart & Society

A participatory soup or coffee, an idea suggested by Muhammed Ahmet (Schaerbeek)

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#23/92 ~ 3.3/5

#69

Rubbish management

Smart Environment

The way rubbish is collected in Brussels needs changing. Plastic bags are unnecessary and create even more waste. Reusable rubbish containers should be installed under the ground as in other countries.

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#24/92 ~ 4.5/5

#68

What are the priorities for Brussels Smart City in 2017?

Smart Environment

A series of concrete projects, to be started or continued, are on Brussels Smart City’s schedule for 2017. At the same time, a Smart City Program Office will have the role of overseeing smart city initiatives across the Region.

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#25/92 ~ 3.8/5

#67

MobiJob

Smart Government

A mobile app for job searches, mobile and effective, using geopositioning, an idea suggested by Julie (Brussels)

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#26/92 ~ 3.7/5

#66

Mobility updated to the 21st century

Smart Environment

Merge the public transport of TEC, Lijn, STIB, SNCB and Villo, an idea suggested by Seijaliisa (Brussels City).

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#27/92 ~ 4.5/5

#65

Self-service electric scooters

Smart Environment

Install terminals with self-service electric scooters, an idea suggested by Alexandru (Brussels)

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#28/92 ~ 4.4/5

#64

Apartment 2.0, a smart building for a smart city

Smart Government

Transforming Brussels into a “smart” and modern city, an idea suggested by Alexis (Brussels)

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#29/92 ~ 3.7/5

#63

Wifi everywhere

Smart & Mobility

Simply network the street lamps on wifi.brussels, an idea suggested by Emmanuel

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#30/92 ~ 4.1/5

#62

A Welcome artists/musician sign Up At Zaventem

Smart Government

Where are artists/musicians could find themselves easily, an idea suggested by Uzoma (Uccle)

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#31/92 ~ 3.5/5

#61

Wi-fi in the stations

Smart & Mobility

Equipping the region’s stations with wifi hotspots, an idea suggested by Evelyne (Uccle)

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#32/92 ~ 4.6/5

#60

Making getting around easier for users: road works

Smart Environment

This involves improving and simplifying the synergies between municipalities when work is carried out for different types of projects, an idea suggested by Stéphane (Etterbeek)

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#33/92 ~ 4.4/5

#59

Smart roads

Smart Environment

Roads full of sensors which analyse traffic density to control traffic lights and ease the traffic flow, an idea suggested by Adrien (Brussels)

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#34/92 ~ 4.2/5

#58

Improve road traffic management

Smart Environment

Creating a central body that is liable and accountable for improving traffic flow in the city and surrounding roads and having specific target to decrease traffic jams and commuting times, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#35/92 ~ 4.5/5

#57

Urbizone App

Smart & Mobility

Access to the Urbizone wifi in metro stations, trams, buses, etc... without entering authentication, an idea suggested by Frédéric (Woluwe-Saint-Lambert)

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#36/92 ~ 4.4/5

#56

Fully automated taxi service

Smart & Mobility

It’s no longer necessary to own a car in Brussels. A web app allows you to book transport as a resident, or as a commuter when you arrive in Brussels. How many people, how much baggage, from where to where and around what time. The electric self-driving cars, the property of Brussels, drive around the streets completely automatically. More flexible than public transport. Cheaper than your own transport. No need to own a car, no need for parking spaces. Just a smartphone and app. A terminal could be placed in stations with a pay card for commuters who do not have a subscription. An idea suggested by Wim (Afffligem)

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#37/92 ~ 3.8/5

#55

Be able to pay my bills as easily as picking up money?

Smart Government

Open small financial offices to perform transfers, an idea suggested by Alain (Ixelles)

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#38/92 ~ 2.6/5

#54

Cyclist mobility

Smart & Mobility

App for improving the mobility of cyclists in Brussels, an idea suggested by Jeremy (Brussels)

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#39/92 ~ 4.2/5

#53

Smart streetlights

Smart Environment

Setting up a system that allows public lighting to be gradually switched on and off, an idea suggested by Celia (France)

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#40/92 ~ 4.9/5

#52

Circular Economy in Brussels

Smart Government

Establishing mechanisms, tools and rules for a circular economy Brussels-wide to respond to issues related to: waste; the reduction of carbon emissions; the reduction of energy consumption; the development of less polluting products; simplification of the logistic flows and the establishment of a smart and dynamic business model which adapts to the stakeholders’ context, an idea suggested by Stéphane (Etterbeek)

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#41/92 ~ 4.3/5

#51

Smart Brussels tunnels and exit roads

Smart & Mobility

Automated traffic management for leaving Brussels, an idea suggested by Frédéric (Woluwe-Saint-Lambert)

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#42/92 ~ 4/5

#50

Incentivising school bus systems to improve morning traffic

Smart & Mobility

Institutionalising school buses and incentivising their use by means of tax advantages, subsidies, etc, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#43/92 ~ 4.4/5

#49

Unifying all communal public administrations into a single Brussels entitiy

Smart Government

It would make easier for citizens to have a unified / centralized public admin system, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#44/92 ~ 4.2/5

#48

More car free sundays

Smart & Society

I think that is very important organize more sundays without car I think that the people will be more happy ,everybody will go more around the city and our healthy will be better, an idea suggested by Antonella (Uccle)

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#45/92 ~ 3.9/5

#47

Intermunicipal or regional antennas for administrative services

Smart Government

Services could be delivered in the nearest place or in a multi-purpose administrative centre. This would complement the existing internet services and local services, an idea suggested by Alain (Ixelles)

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#46/92 ~ 3.5/5

#46

A 'no delivery or no stopping' zone during rush hours

Smart & Mobility

Make rue Belliard/Belliardstraat and rue de la Loi/Wetstraat a "no delivery or no stopping" zone during rush hours (for example from 07:00 to 09:00 hrs and from 16:00 to 18:00 hrs), une idée suggérée par Caroline (Anvers).

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#47/92 ~ 3.8/5

#45

Smart City Lab

Smart Government

A facility where innovation takes place. Young entrepreneurs, student or innovator can use this facility to create smart technology at home (Brussels).

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#48/92 ~ 4.5/5

#44

575,000 euros of European subsidies for the smart-city project in the Brussels Region

Smart Environment

How can big data and the Internet of Things improve daily life and public services in a smart city? Such is the purpose of the bIoTope European research project on the collection and processing of field data in which the Brussels-Capital Region is taking part. Three applications are being reviewed: safety in the vicinity of schools, bicycle travel and the mobility of emergency vehicles.

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#49/92 ~ 4.2/5

#43

Public libraries that are also working centers

Smart Government

Bigger and better public libraries that are also working center, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#50/92 ~ 4.4/5

#42

Fewer vehicles towed

Smart & Mobility

This app notifies citizens whose vehicles are in a temporary no-parking area further to roadworks, a secondhand market, a move, etc., an idea suggested by François (Ixelles)

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#51/92 ~ 4.4/5

#41

Extending shops opening hours and dates

Smart Government

Longer opening hours and Sunday shopping would help many, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#52/92 ~ 4.4/5

#40

Wi-Fi in the metro

Smart Environment

Smartcity.brussels wishes to offer free Wi-Fi in the Brussels metro.

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#53/92 ~ 4/5

#39

Setting reasonable deadline for street work

Smart Environment

Setting reasonable deadline and daily delay penalties for street work, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#54/92 ~ 4.6/5

#38

www.I+Love+You+Brussels.be

Smart & Mobility

Collect suggestions from citizens and implement the best of them, an idea suggested by Geoffroy (Brussels)

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#55/92 ~ 3.6/5

#37

Get rid of company car incentives

Smart & Mobility

Why subsidy company cars, car commuting and pollution? We should instead eliminate company car subsidies so to make company commuting less attractive and instead invest in public transport improvement and maintenance, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#56/92 ~ 4.3/5

#36

Smart & Clean Mobility Package in P2P

Smart & Mobility

Let’s bring all talents together to make Brussels a pioneer of clean, smart mobility in 'peer2peer', an idea suggested by Karin (Brussels).

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#57/92 ~ 3.6/5

#35

“Screen doors” in the metro

Smart & Quality of Life

Installation of protective doors on metro platforms, an idea, an idea suggested by Nicolas (Walloon Brabant)

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#58/92 ~ 3.8/5

#34

Live city streaming

Smart & Quality of Life

Set cameras where citizens will have direct and live access of the city while at home, an idea suggested by Nafsika (Brussels)

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#59/92 ~ 2.7/5

#33

Synchronized traffic lights

Smart Environment

Synchtonizing traffic lights could improve traffic flow in the city, an idea suggested by Martin (Uccle)

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#60/92 ~ 4.6/5

#32

Brussels Greenline

Smart & Mobility

Relieve city congestion and get around safely by bike - it's completely possible... an idea suggested by Alexandre (Uccle)

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#61/92 ~ 4/5

#31

Temporary internet hotspots ?e.g. with the Flemish Community Commission lending service).

Smart Environment

Providing temporary hotspots for those organising internet-intensive activities, an idea suggested by Rick (Sint-Agatha-Berchem)

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#62/92 ~ 3.8/5

#30

Let’s all measure noise pollution in Brussels

Smart Government

Measuring noise pollution using Android devices (tablets, phones) in Brussels, an idea suggested by Franck (Evere)

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#63/92 ~ 3.8/5

#29

For schools in the digital age

Smart Government

It would be wise to enable schools to install equipment in line with their specific needs and to open up the range of possibilities through calls for projects, an idea suggested by Samira (Tubize)

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#64/92 ~ 3.8/5

#28

Centralising IT infrastructure

Smart Government

Centralising IT infrastructure, an idea suggested by Olivier (Anderlecht)

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#65/92 ~ 3.8/5

#27

Free Wi-Fi during major public events

Smart & Mobility

Whenever a major event takes place (national holiday, Winter Wonders, Zinneke parade), high-speed Wi-Fi could be available free of charge in the zone in question, an idea suggested by Enzo (Etterbeek).

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#66/92 ~ 4.3/5

#26

Dog park

Smart & Society

More enclosed spaces in the centre of Brussels to let your dog exercise off-leash and play with other dogs, an idea suggested by Isaie (Brussels)

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#67/92 ~ 4.3/5

#25

Transitparking in North-West Brussels

Smart Environment

Open more transit parkings on the edges of the Brussels Region, an idea suggested by Aline (Ixelles)

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#68/92 ~ 4.3/5

#24

Smart air quality displays

Smart Environment

Add smart air quality displays throughout Brussels on key locations that make pollution visible. These screens would measure the ambient air quality, display it in an easy to view way and publish the open data. An idea suggested by Wouter (Jette).

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#69/92 ~ 4.1/5

#23

Smart parking to make Brussels a smart city

Smart & Mobility

A total solution to the parking problem in Brussels thanks to a method of paying for parking by mobile phone

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#70/92 ~ 4.2/5

#22

Public ICT centres

Smart & Mobility

Public areas with access to various computers and tablets, and assistance of volunteers, an idea suggested by Wouter (Bonheiden)

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#71/92 ~ 3.6/5

#21

Freight Tram

Smart Environment

Use of the surface tram network to carry goods between passenger trams at off-peak hours or during the night, an idea suggested by Greg (Saint-Gilles)

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#72/92 ~ 3.9/5

#20

For fluid, fast mobility: the multimodal sat-nav

Smart & Mobility

At last, optimised and efficient travel thanks to the multimodal sat-nav, an idea suggested by Boris (Uccle)

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#73/92 ~ 4.2/5

#19

Congestion charge

Smart Environment

A charge for most motor vehicles that enter the centre of Brussels ?the zone within the inner ring road?, an idea suggested by Alain (Brussels - city)

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#74/92 ~ 3.9/5

#18

An app that calculates your chances of getting a job interview. People would no longer waste their time!

Smart Economy

Jobseeking is a job in its own right. Clever people understand this and know how to optimise their work. They don’t wait for a job to turn up. They use principles and strategies to find a job. The good news: everyone can be a strategic jobseeker. DESIGN AN APP THAT INCREASES PEOPLE’S CHANCES OF GETTING A JOB INTERVIEW.

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#75/92 ~ 4.4/5

#17

Changing Address Online

Smart Government

Brussels is a dynamic City, registering address should be easier procedure, an idea suggested by Ahmad (Anderlecht)

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#76/92 ~ 4.2/5

#16

A regional portal to support Open Data

Smart Government

A regional Open Data portal would serve as a springboard for smart city services and the digital economy in the Brussels-Capital Region, provided that the regional regulations are ambitious in supporting the opening up of public data following on from the European PSI directive.

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#77/92 ~ 4.1/5

#15

Smart parking for a smart city

Smart & Mobility

A global solution to the parking problem in Brussels, an idea suggested by Remy (Forest)

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#78/92 ~ 4.2/5

#14

More efficient use of CCTV

Smart & Quality of Life

More than 3500 public CCTV cameras, managed by various authorities, are installed in the Brussels-Capital Region. Smartcity.brussels wishes to improve how they are used by enabling images to be shared between all authorities, a project that will lead to more efficient use of images and reduce the overall cost of CCTV for public bodies.

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#79/92 ~ 3.5/5

#13

App to fight food waste in Brussels

Smart & Society

According to the United Nations, up to a third of the world’s food is wasted each year. The idea is to connect leftover or unwanted food from Brussels supermarkets and streetmarkets to people who want it. An idea suggested by Ivo (Evere).

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#80/92 ~ 4.5/5

#12

Company bonus for reductions in home-work travel

Smart & Mobility

Bonuses (taxes) for companies that reduce (increase) the number of kilometres their staff travel every day, an idea suggested by Philippe (Ville-sur-Haine)

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#81/92 ~ 4.3/5

#11

Brussels up to date on OpenStreetMap!

Smart Government

A ‘smart city’ is an open data city! Using OpenStreetMap would provide a fantastic and very simple tool to reference all the treasures of the Region.

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#82/92 ~ 4.4/5

#10

Installation of beacons in tunnels

Smart & Mobility

Installation of beacons in tunnels to enable Waze-type applications to recognise location in tunnels, an idea suggested by Laurent (Brussels)

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#83/92 ~ 4.9/5

#9

My municipal council via streaming

Smart & Society

Streaming of municipal council meetings, an idea suggested by François (Uccle)

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#84/92 ~ 4/5

#8

All students online ?

Smart Environment

Everyone would like a fast, powerful internet connection at home. Schools are no different. It’s all the more important to have a powerful connection when so many students are online at the same time.

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#85/92 ~ 3.7/5

#7

Smart traffic control

Smart & Mobility

Non-mandatory system for controlling traffic at rush hour, by reserving your journey using traffic optimisation software

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#86/92 ~ 4.2/5

#6

Geolocalised information on air quality

Smart & Mobility

Real time geolocalised information on air quality, an idea suggested by Laurent (Forest)

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#87/92 ~ 4.2/5

#5

Wi-Fi at tram and bus stops, too

Smart Environment

Offering Wi-Fi at tram and bus stops, an idea suggested by Antoine (Brugelette)

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#88/92 ~ 4.3/5

#4

Clean My Street

Smart Government

An application to clean our streets and report illegal waste dumps or bin bags left outside collection times, an idea suggested by Michael (Ganshoren)

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#89/92 ~ 4.4/5

#3

My smart public services

Smart Government

Smart cities can barely remember a time when administrative matters were not taken care of electronically. The smart administration goes a couple of steps farther by sharing data between the various public services. The goal is to deliver a proactive public service.

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#90/92 ~ 4.3/5

#2

Wi-Fi in public spaces

Smart Environment

Some public spaces are so well frequented that they play an essential role in the city. Both inhabitants and visitors spend time or meet up there... Smartcity.brussels wants to extend the regional wifi.brussels network to these places as much as possible.

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#91/92 ~ 4.3/5

#1

Car sharing service

Smart Government

Making available a car-sharing application used in Watermael-Boitsfort to all 19 municipalities, an idea suggested by Pipo (Watermael-Boitsfort)

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#92/92 ~ 4.8/5

Which object is a true smart city symbol?

Smart Government

Certain new objects and devices are poised to revolutionise our everyday lives as deeply as today’s smartphone. However, which object will best succeed in boosting the quality of life smart city populations?


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