Colours representing levels of air pollution, going from green to yellow to red

How we’re measuring air quality in Chorlton

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester has been carrying out data collection and monitoring, including taking air-quality measurements and doing traffic surveys. We’ve been using this to

A white person standing in high-vis next to a lamppost, after installing EarthSense air-quality sensors

Local pollution and traffic data explored in July’s Our Streets Chorlton data bulletin

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester creates monthly bulletins that showcase some of the data being collected for the project, including the work done directly by community

Pile of plastic waste, including bottle, tied up in plastic bags

Introducing the Plastic Packaging Portal – supported by Innovate UK to tackle a million-tonne waste problem

Open Data Manchester is delighted to have teamed up with fellow local social venture, and waste-data experts, Dsposal for a new Innovate UK R&D project created to help tackle the

A white person's hand using a Sharpie pen to mark a map

The Lexicon of Experience – representing marginalised voices for more inclusive design

The voices of marginalised people are seldom represented within technical applications. Mapping systems for planning the built environment aren’t always inclusive of their lived experiences. Bias is baked into how

A 'school bike bus' in Chorlton

Our Streets Chorlton’s June data bulletin – measuring the impact of a school street closure

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester creates monthly bulletins that showcase some of the data being collected for the project, including the work done directly by community volunteers.

A graph showing pollution levels on Darley Avenue on 18 May

Introducing the Our Streets Chorlton environmental data bulletin – local data gathered by and for the community

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester is creating a monthly environmental data bulletin that showcases some of the local data being collected for the project, including the work