Future Cities Management Project

Ethos is undertaking a research project investigating the feasibility and potential for commercialisation of a Future Cities Parking Management Platform.

Following the successful completion of an initial feasibility study, Ethos has secured a second round of funding from Innovate UK for a two-year project commencing April 2015.

Our initial area of focus is in “smart parking” solutions with activities ranging from the analysis and deployment of physical parking sensors; to data capture, publishing and analytics; and the development of applications and services to assist citizens and local authorities.

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Open Parking Platform

A core part of our project is the design and delivery of an open data platform to support a wide range of parking related data and services. We have assembled a collaborative team of leading edge technology enterprises, specialists in open data, linked data and parking sensor networks. Integrating these technologies for the first time will create a multi-city, open data platform.

This early prototype site is undergoing active development and should be considered pre-alpha release, and is not yet intended for public consumption. Datasets, formats, functionalities and services are all likely to change without notice.

For further information about the project, or to convey comments or suggestions, please contact Edward Lambert (collaboration, sensors) or Ian Millard (open data platform).

Parking Datasets

Dataset Current Occupancy Capacity Available
Amsterdam 11%
11%
20,279 18,104
Bath 29%
29%
3,242 2,300
Birmingham 59%
59%
17,555 7,245
Brussels 35%
35%
5,996 3,885
Cambridge 22%
22%
3,067 2,402
Cork 4%
4%
4,238 4,051
Dorset 3%
3%
9,149 8,872
Essex 4%
4%
8,576 8,215
Glasgow 14%
14%
7,173 6,173
Guildford 2%
2%
5,641 5,534
Hertfordshire 12%
12%
38,087 33,676
Milton Keynes 26%
26%
54 40
Norfolk 28%
28%
2,791 2,007
Northeast 40%
40%
257 154
Nottingham 66%
66%
4,387 1,489
Reading 8%
8%
11,140 10,249
Southampton 10%
10%
7,735 6,976
Strasbourg 72%
72%
12,632 3,510
Tfl 50%
50%
1,556 776
Westminster 29%
29%
3,018 2,131
Winchester 3%
3%
2,504 2,424