How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Go for a nice walk with Walks.IO

Walks.IO is an outdoor activity planning service for discovering the beautiful open spaces and heritage sites which are located within easy reach from the location of user. It uses artificial intelligence (ant colony simulation) and open data for generating circular walks of a given length that attempt to go within the most scenic paths. A web based demo can already be found at http://www.walks.io

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What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 1.First Hurdles

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Local Explorers Map

To support individuals, groups and communities to connect to one another and their local environment through facilitation of walks and a participant led mapping project. Participants will create a mapping tool enabling people to actively explore and enjoy their local area. Locations, journeys and stories are mapped as points of interest for an online or smart phone accessible programme which can be updated by users ...more »

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What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 2.Knowledge & Communication

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Smarter recreation planning

A data hub, publishing standards/framework and mobile app that allows publishers of community, cultural and open space activities to publish their events in easy standard formats for discoverability by all residents, visitors and workers in the neighbourhood. This data hub and mobile app will connect People to their wellbeing via Place whether that is a series of ‘hidden’ natural walks and beautiful walks in their area, ...more »

Submitted by (@rajesh99aha)

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

A Sense of Place

This project will use existing historic and cultural land use data in rural areas of Britain to create a sense of place to inform on sustainable planning opportunities. It will allow affordable housing development on contentious area of 'green-belt' where incomers and second home owners have driven the housing market beyond the reach of locals.

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What theme of the Housing Challenge does your idea address? : 4. Assets (best use of)

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