Almabike and scientific research

Cyclists wanted! Ready, steady, Go! On track the new Unibo study on air quality and cyclists’s choice of routing.

Almabike project, the made-in bicycle aimed to enhance cycling at University of Bologna, open a new stage: 50 bicycles upgraded with smartcity sensors able to harvest environmental data related to cyclist routing. 

To develop the scientific research issue we need volunteers from the University community (among professors, researchers and administrative staff) ready to use the bike in theirs daily urban movements on bike, as home-work commuting or leisure.

The research project is leaded by DICAM – Roads research unit and AUTC – Building and Sustainability administrative division, developed in partnership with Technion (Haifa, Israel) and it will be able to test an innovative and dynamic model of environmental data harvesting, related with urban system of Bologna. The model will be applied to study cyclists behavior and impact of pollution awarenees on route choice.

To partecipate to the project, submitting your interest and availability, and have more informations and details, read the Call. Deadline: 27th February 2022.