Richard Kingston (University of Manchester) Mapping For Sustainable Communities 170608

  • 1,314 views
Uploaded on

Richard Kingston's presentation in Mapping for Sustainable Communities, UCL, 17th June '08

Richard Kingston's presentation in Mapping for Sustainable Communities, UCL, 17th June '08

More in: Technology
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
1,314
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Richard Kingston School of Environment & Development University of Manchester [email_address] www.ppgis.manchester.ac.uk Mapping for who? access issues and the digital divide Mapping for Sustainable Communities Workshop UCL, 17 th June
  • 2. Background
    • 12 years experience developing web-based PPGIS,
    • Developing, designing and implementing tools to assist public participation in real environmental decision making problems
      • technology there to complement not replace a suite of public participation methods
      • 1 st ever on-line PPGIS mirrored the Planning for Real process in digital form
        • http://www.ppgis.manchester.ac.uk/projects/slaithwaite/
      • other projects, publications and links are here:
        • http://www.ppgis.manchester.ac.uk/
  • 3. UK Citizen to local authority contact by channel 2006
    • Low take-up was seen as one of the main barriers to successful implementation.
    • UK came bottom in a Eurostat survey of take-up of e-government services by businesses, and below the EU average in terms of take-up by individuals (EC 2005).
    • Source data: IDeA 2006
  • 4. Volumes of contact to LA service across all channels, Jan-Mar 2008
    • Majority of people who access LA services are those least likely to have Internet access
  • 5. Internet take-up in the UK by socio-economic group and age
    • 40% of UK households do not have home Internet access
    • socio-economic status would appear to be the most significant divider in terms of internet take-up, followed by age (Ofcom, 2007)