How can we enable people in Britain to live in better places?

work-home-life balance calculator for urban areas

It's hard finding a good balance between commuting and affordable living, especially in large urban areas. Whether you are looking for a job or looking for a home, the calculator will help you take your needs into account, based on your financial circumstances. Parameters such as your desired or actual salary, travel cost and travel time will be used to suggests which neighbourhoods you should be considering or how far ...more »

Submitted by (@kevin0)

What theme of the Housing Challenge does your idea address? : 3. Accessibility & Infrastructure

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

GEO ECO NET: Ecological and Social Network

Humans aren’t the only ones that need traverse cities. Both here in the UK, and worldwide, innumerable faunal species need travel about urban environments too. Some species are permanent residents, of which one example is the hedgehog. Whereas others, including a great many bird species, come and go throughout the year, their movements synced with the seasons. Others still, are sporadic, but welcome visitors that tend ...more »

Submitted by (@melissasterry)

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Smart Cities - Community Voices

Develop maps that would allow video and sound recordings of the life stories of people living in local communities in the UK's Smart Cities to be shared across and between the communities. The interviews would be disseminated through Youtube, but ESRI map stories or a similar platform would be used to display these personal reminiscences on maps through the Internet. The idea would be to provide a way to harness and celebrate ...more »

Submitted by (@peter.resourceeconomist)

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