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'Tension Road, data and its street life' is a project initiated by members of the Computer-mediated Living group working at Microsoft Research. While it is very much a project cooked up by some of us at Microsoft, the intention is for it to be a community run project with the aim of exploring what data means to real people living and working on streets such as Tenison Road.
The project was launched in October 2013 and will run for at least a year. So far, it has involved meetings and conversations amongst the people on Tenison Road and those of us at Microsoft Research. The emphasis here has been on working out what matters to Tenison Road and how data could play a role. As the project progresses, we?ll also be building a number of technological systems or ?data-instruments? to collect, aggregate and share relevant and meaningful data.
Overall, the project is intended to illustrate how data can be thought about in deeper and more meaningful ways. We?re hoping to show how data might come to matter in real-world places and how it might be put to use. At all levels, the project is intended to be a common exercise in which we collectively work through the things that are important to a street and figure out new ways to participate and engage in social life.
On July 27th 2014 Tenison Road had a street party to celebrate the 125th year of its official opening. Did you attended? Let us know whether you enjoyed it.
As part of a public consultation, Cambridge City Council are asking
people to choose five out of nine proposed changes to Tenison Road.
Proposal 1 is marked to be at this junction of Mill Road & Tenison Road. It includes improved pedestrian crossing, improved surfacing and improved gateway space.
Download the full set of proposals from: here
As part of a public consultation,
Cambridge City Council are asking
people to choose five out of nine
proposed changes to Tenison Road.
Proposal 2 will mean a change to the Tenison Road salvation army to Bolton’s warehouse part of the street.
The proposal includes improvements to the quality of streetscape, vehicle and cycle parking. Download the full set of proposals from here