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The Large-scale Reference Database of Flanders as Open Data - Raf Verbruggen & Robin Kossi

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The Large-scale Reference Database of Flanders as Open Data - Raf Verbruggen & Robin Kossi

  1. 1. LRD & GIS youth space Raf Verbruggen (De Ambrassade) Robin Kossi (Mediaraven)
  2. 2. GIS project youth space • Creation of a GIS-database of youth space for Flanders + services GIS project youth space • De Ambrassade: co-ordination of the project • Mediaraven: technical operation of the project • VVJ & VVSG: collaboration with the local governments • Flemish youth work organisations: Chirojeugd Vlaanderen, Scouts en Gidsen Vlaanderen, KSA, KLJ, Formaat, FOS Open Scouting, Vlaamse Dienst Speelpleinwerk, Uit De Marge, JNM, KAJ, Platform Allochtone Jeugdwerkingen, Jonge Helden – Crefi vzw, Hujo, IJD, Jeugd Rode Kruis, VNJ Partners
  3. 3. GIS project youth space • The location of youth work infrastructures, playgrounds,… can be taken into account in: • Spatial planning processes (RUP’s,…) • Traffic infrastructure projects (cycle paths,…) • Location of play-areas in forests by ANB • Mapping the land use of youth work and other youth functions over time (to inform youth policy) Project goals • Mapping, analysing and improving the “speelweefsel” (play network) in Flanders • Management of youth (work) infrastructures by local governments and youth work organisations • Exemption of real estate taxes (onroerende voorheffing) for youth work • Online youth work map • …
  4. 4. GIS project youth space • Youth work infrastructures (“jeugdlokalen”, “jeugdhuizen”,…) • Play areas: playgrounds, play forests, skate parks,… • Play network routes Not included in the database: youth space already mapped in other GIS-databases • Schools • Youth accommodations and youth hostels • Public transport networks • Sports infrastructures • … Content of the GIS-database youth space
  5. 5. GIS project youth space • Conceptual model, UML-model and construction of the database: 2014- mid 2015 • Development of a digital survey tool for data-collection from local youth work organisations: second half 2015 • Data-collection for youth work infrastructure data via local youth work organisations: ongoing (since end 2015): • Beginning of February: 20% response • Youth work in Brussels: data- collection will start in 2016 • Based on open standards and open source software: GeoServer, PostGIS, Drupal, OpenLayers, Backbone.js,… Where are we now?
  6. 6. GIS project youth space • Data collection for play areas and play network routes via local governments: 2016 • Making the data widely available: 2016 • Public subset as open data: view, download, webservices (via Geopunt?) • Online youth space map • Partners (youth work organisations and (local) governments) will also have access to non-public data via a personal log-in • Keeping the database up to date Future plans
  7. 7. GIS project youth space • The LRD is the reference map for the youth work infrastructures in the GIS database youth space: • Building polygons in the LRD that are youth work infrastructures are copied as polygons into the GIS database youth space • The corresponding parcel polygons are also copied into the GIS database youth space • Attribute data are added to these polygons • Services used: • LRD WFS (test) • CRAB API’s • Orthophoto’s LRD & GIS youth space
  8. 8. GIS project youth space • We do not have to measure and to draw the polygons by ourselves • Better geometrical accuracy • Our database is compatible with other databases based on the LRD, and can be linked with them • Parcel data in the LRD make the exemption of real estate taxes much easier LRD & GIS youth space: advantages
  9. 9. GIS project youth space • Buildings in the LRD are sometimes building blocks rather than individual buildings: in such cases youth work infrastructures are only a part of such a building block • Several newly built youth work infrastructures are not yet in the LRD • Building polygons in the LRD are not always contained in a single parcel polygon • The LRD only covers the territory of Flanders, while our database covers Flanders and Brussels: this means a lot of additional work LRD & GIS youth space: difficulties Other difficulties • Limited financial means for our project • Data collection is based on voluntary commitment of local youth work organisations and local governments
  10. 10. raf.verbruggen@ambrassade.be robin.kossi@mediaraven.be Contact & further information

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