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Planning the 15-minute city with GOAT

Planning the 15-minute city with GOAT

Have you ever been stuck in traffic or felt overwhelmed due to the crowd in public transport? Living nearby schools, workplaces, parks, and other services would reduce your time spend on traffic, make your trips more sustainable and give you more free time. This trending concept is called the 15-minute city. It is mainly based on the principles of neighborhood mobility and promotes highly integrated and inclusive spaces, as well as mixed-land use areas.
Testing innovative data collection approaches

Testing innovative data collection approaches

How does the GOAT-team come to a project for on-street delivery robots? Of course, we share the same walking and cycling environment. We used a prototype measuring box to automatically detect and collect surface and smoothness information of road infrastructure.
New feature: OSM Mapping Mode

New feature: OSM Mapping Mode

We love OPEN SOURCE! It is the heart and soul of GOAT since its start. Driven by this enthusiasm, we have created a new feature in GOAT that provides mapping challenges, encouraging users to participate in the OSM project and fill the data gaps.
Covering Fürstenfeldbruck with Mapillary

Covering Fürstenfeldbruck with Mapillary

Data, data, and more data! While working on the mFund project to bring GOAT’s features to the municipality of Fürstenfeldbruck, we have been looking for available information from many sources to accomplish the objectives.
Additional walkability analyses

Additional walkability analyses

In order to create livable cities and shape a more sustainable mobility, it is crucial to focus on walkable environments. However, the quality of the infrastructure depends highly on the individual.
Development path of GOAT

Development path of GOAT

GOAT is by far not where we would like it to be. Apart from the on-going professionalization which is seen as crucial to provide a truly useful and stable accessibility instrument, additional features will be implemented on a regular basis.
GOAT-beta goes public!

GOAT-beta goes public!

I am happy to announce that time has come for the first official release of Geo Open Accessibility Tool (GOAT). This first version already unifies some key features but much more will follow.