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Google Streetview shows social importance pedestrian friendly environment

University of Amsterdam – With Google Streetview and Deep Learning, researchers at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Twente identified how the urban environment is linked to the vitality of social organisations and neighbourhoods. They conclude that, if an environment provides more space to pedestrians, this will be conducive to neighbourhood-based social organisations’ chances of survival.”

Source – Mingshu Wang en Floris Vermeulen (2020), ‘Life between buildings from a street view image: What do big data analytics reveal about neighbourhood organisational vitality?’, Urban Studies, DOI: 10.1177/0042098020957198

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