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One simple way for citizens to interact easily with a smart city is by pressing a button. Luckily, a great many traffic lights are fitted with them and everyone (...)
Some applications (Waze, etc.) can use beacons installed in tunnels to improve precision and assist guidance (exit identification) in tunnels.
At the moment, in the Brussels Region you have to buy between 2 and 4 different tickets to travel from the outskirts into the city - not surprising that citizens (...)
The principle is to set up a public lighting system which allows streetlights to be gradually switched on and off according to when the sun rises and sets for the (...)
Provide a form of identification that allows every person who lives in the Brussels region to park easily in every one of the 19 municipalities instead of being (...)
The centre of Brussels has hardly any fenced areas where you can let a dog off the leash and allow it to play or run for a while. In Parc de Bruxelles/Warandepark (...)
It is already being proposed for the E411 motorway.
Install terminals with self-service electric scooters to facilitate mobility in the city (at reasonable prices of course).
?After having equipped the metro and pre-metro stations, equipping the region’s overground train stations with wifi would also be useful for citizens.
The idea is to make a strength of what is regarded by many as an aberration of the Belgian tax system, namely the company car. The basic premise is that (...)
A car sharing web app is currently only available for residents of Le Coin du Balai in Watermael-Boitsfort. The app has been working for 3 years. (...)
Geopositioning of the cyclist (with a map and journey like a sat-nav adapted specifically to the cyclists’ highway code) Parking with (...)
MobiJob would allow job seekers to be notified of a job opening in a location close to where they are. A map (Google Map type) would show the locations of (...)
The idea would be to equip the Brussels-Capital Region with smart roads and sources of electricity for electric vehicles. The latter, at least on the main roads (...)
Brussels communes now have different administrative procedures and competencies (e.g. diff. ID cards, diff. police units, diff. regulations, etc). It would make (...)
Develop bigger and better libraries that offer working facilities including a more traditional multimedia library plus... Free Wifi and ITC centers
Parents driving children to school are a huge source of traffic problems in Brussels. Institutionalising school buses and incentivising their use by means of tax (...)
Currently road traffic in Brussel sand around is a nightmare. Creating a central body that is liable and accountable for improving traffic flow in the city and (...)
Retail opening hours in Brussels are very limited. For many working families and singles the only tie possible to do shopping is Saturdays. As a side effect traffic (...)
Traffic is number one challenge inn Brussels and Belgium in general form my personal point of view. Why subsidy company cars, car commuting and pollution? < (...)
Brussels streets are full of uncompleted road/street works. Reasonable deadlines should be set for these works to be completes and daily delay penalties should (...)
Traffic lights in Brussels are not well synchronised. Synchtonizing traffic lights could improve traffic flow in the city. this would mean ensurinh that traffic (...)
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 (...)
Brussels is the capital of Europe and a real crossroads of European companies. Europe is launching initiatives relating to the circular economy and (...)
The solution consists of setting up a shared services platform between the different actors responsible for preparing, planning and performing work which affects (...)
A dedicated platform for people to develop and produce smart technology. Companies/Individuals selected will be given some funding and help to create their technology (...)
Self-driving cars are no longer out of the ordinary. Electrically powered cars are particularly useful for short distances. Nowhere more so than in cities. Overcrowded (...)
Offer a drink of soup, coffee or tea infinitely, according to personal taste where everyone brings their own ingredients or buys them for a more expensive price (...)
Often, when leaving Brussels, the speed limit in tunnels is 50 km/h, although the traffic is free-flowing and there are few cars. I suggest smart speed limits should (...)
Technology similar to the FON app with which for a recognised and detected wifi zone, entering authentication each time is no longer needed. This means you (...)
Are you unconvinced about the Brussels cycle routes mainly comprised of little white bicycles drawn randomly on the edge of the road? Are you fed up of being honked (...)
I often find myself parking my car quite far from my home due to a lack of parking spaces, and it may often remain there for several days, typically from Sunday (...)
Welcome artists/musicians sign post at Zaventem or at the outskirts of any portal on entering Bruxelles. With numbers to call.. Which lets, artists/musicians new (...)
It’s about modernising Brussels and transforming it into an ecological, comfortable, sustainable, in a word ... smart and modern city. Achieved (...)
These are protective doors, placed along the metro platform edge to prevent suicides, people from crossing the tracks, falls by children and blind people, etc. (...)
All the current transitparkings are in the South-Western part of Brussels (
These roads are arterial roads for traffic entering and leaving Brussels. Traffic is obstructed or blocked when a delivery van, truck or car double-parks during (...)
This idea was inspired by an image seen on this website ?a transport system on rails running along the canal?. Apparently, this idea is being envisaged in France (...)
In a 2010 report, the European Commission estimated annual food waste generation in the EU 27 at approximately 179kg per capita, or 89m tonnes. While (...)
The Android application SoundCity exists. Enough users need to get involved and the results need to be analysed in order to help the prevention policies.
Currently there are not enough measuring stations in Brussels to really get an accurate view of air pollution. Even if more were added, there is still an issue (...)
Whenever a major event takes place (national holiday, Winter Fun, Zinneke parade, Ommegang, Pride parade, etc.), high-speed Wi-Fi could be available free of charge (...)
A number of OpenStreetMap (OSM) contributors have already done some amazing work, in particular importing Urbis data, but there is still a great deal to be done (...)
The proposed solution is presented as an advantageous scenario for both drivers and the communes. The communes will provide hassle-free parking for drivers while (...)
Several urban centres charge a toll or alternate registration numbers ?even and odd? during pollution peaks to reduce damage.Almost all vehicles have (...)
A city is mobile by definition, but Brussels is groaning under the weight of queues and poor air quality. Queues cost us EUR 511 million every year, and air pollution (...)
Following the example of Singapore ?1975? and London ?2003?, a "Congestion Charge" should be levied for all motor vehicles that enter this zone ?excluding residents (...)
To meet your needs, do you use the space and public services of the 19 municipalities of Brussels? Brussels needs you to come up with ideas that support living (...)
To be able to have a Smart City like Brussels, merging very different and international cultures, paying Taxes and working in Brussels, changing / Registering address (...)
These centres are at least on contact with your supplier of electricity, telephony, water, etc. But they can also pay any bill together with you. Example: you (...)
For people who work and also people who do not live close to their town hall it is not always easy to get to the town hall. Often they even have to go twice: (...)
Offering the possibility of hiring temporary hotspots for internet-intensive events. For example with the Flemish Community Commission lending service. Because (...)
By this way they can check traffic, the weather conditions or simply check random but basic corners of the city.
Huge injustices persist. Here are two of them: in Wallonia, the ‘école numérique’ (digital school) offers the possibility of taking part in calls (...)
An application that indicates the air quality in real time (+ comparison with previous period) by questioning the nearest monitoring station. A development (...)
Offer streaming of municipal council meetings on commune websites.
In Brussels, each means of transport available has its own smartphone application: the public transport company, the national railway company, Villo! (bicycle (...)
A global solution to the parking problem in Brussels thanks to a method of paying for parking by mobile phone. After a fast subscription process, drivers (...)
Offering Wi-Fi at tram and bus stops and not just in the metro system, with the possibility of charging batteries using solar panels, as well …
Fix My Street is the most successful application for improving Brussels to date. Why not consider the same type of application to clean our streets (...)
Companies in Brussels: bonuses (taxes) for companies that reduce (increase) the number of kilometres their staff travel every day to encourage teleworking, provide (...)
At the moment, every commune has its own website with its own services. Create a standard template and plan similar procedures in all communes + e-desk. Close (...)
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