Which oak trees are infected by the oak processionary, a caterpillar that causes itching and other problems? The regional newspaper Brabants Dagblad asked its audience and received more than 9,000 responses. This gave them insight into the extent of the problem.
With Mapgather you gain new insights into what is going on in neighborhoods and how regions differ from each other.
During a heat wave in the Netherlands, regional broadcaster RTV Oost asked its audience to take the best summer photos. That resulted in a nice collection of photos.
You can use Mapgather to ask your audience for the best pictures of an event. In this way you create a visual overview.
What are the most dangerous roads of the Netherlands? Together with 13 regional broadcasters, LocalFocus launched the Unsafe Traffic Reporting Point. The public submitted more than 16,000 unsafe traffic situations. Various municipalities and provinces started working with the results.
With Mapgather you can research local issues on a large scale.
Use open questions, multiple choice questions or ask for a photo
Moderate responses by approving or discarding
Download all responses as a spreadsheet
Publish the map with all responses on your website
Mapgather is a product of LocalFocus