Helsinki: Technology goes live to support cycling

iSensing has launched a sensor network in Helsinki, Finland, as part of the Active Travel Insights pilot project! The pilot aims at providing a detailed understanding of how cyclist move around cities.

Helsinki city with a population of over 640,000 citizens has an ambitious goal to be the world’s most functional city. Helsinki has highly developed transport infrastructure, 1,200 kilometers of cycling routes and several ongoing Smart City IoT projects to support sustainable city goals.

The Active Travel Insights consortium deploy sensors at strategic points in cities to provide analytics on cyclists movements. Cities interested in reducing traffic related emissions by promoting cycling and non-motorised forms of transport by using these analytics.