Where to improve Prague? The emotion map indicated which places bother people in the metropolis iROZHLAS
Emotional maps for individual city districts from Prague 1 to Prague 22 form a jumble of multicolored wheels. They indicate, for example, dangerous, neglected places, those where people would like more greenery, but also those where they spend their free time and would like to show them to visitors from elsewhere.
Categories of emotional maps
- I spend my free time here
- Here I would show it a visit from elsewhere
- Here is a neglected place
- I don’t feel safe here
- Here is a dangerous place
- There are parking problems
- I would like more greenery here
- There is often an overfilled waste bin
“Among the main topics were safety, transport, greenery, no / pleasant feelings from the place, parking, no / neglect of the place and waste management. Users were able to add comments to the site, “said the Prague Institute of Planning and Development.
Anyone with a computer or smartphone can view the map. That’s enough on the site choose the city part that interests him. You can then use the panel on the right to select a specific topic. If he chooses one, the others will hide it for clarity.
“The more points there are in the place, the more located the perception of the place, for example in the territory of Prague 4 in the layer ‘Here I would show a visit from elsewhere’, a large number of people wish to make their visit around Branické skaly,” and development.
You can also filter answers by age or gender of respondents. And at the bottom right, he will find a summary report with similar results.
Both the individual town halls and, for example, the Technical Administration of Roads or the police want to use the map.
Information on the map
Emotion maps are a common tool that cities use to find out how people live in a given place and what could be improved. “It is a tool for feedback from the public towards the city and city districts,” said Prague Councilor Adam Zábranský (Pirates) during the presentation of the project in May.
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Prague 10, for example, already has experience with the map. it also served the police, “said Renata Chmelová (Vlasta), mayor of Prague 10.
According to Eva Ešnerová, an expert in participatory planning, this is a tool that really makes sense.
“It is important to have the information entered into the space, on the map, not just in the form of a text or a questionnaire,” she explained.
In addition to Prague, other cities have used the map in the past. “In the last year, we have used it, for example, in the housing estate in Most or on the square in Příbram,” Ešnerová said.
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