After installing your Telraam, your neighbours might notice the little device behind your window. Do they approach you with questions about the device? Or are you planning on informing your neighbours pro-actively? Here, we offer some tips on how you can inform your neighbours about what you are doing.
To inform your neighborhood about Telraam in a structured way, you can distribute a neighbourhoud flyer physically and/or digitally via email or a neighbourhood WhatsApp group. A flyer template is available in several languages:
- Neighbourhood Flyer_ENG.pdf (2.8 MB)
- Neighbourhood Flyer_NL.pdf (2.8 MB)
Neighbourhood Flyer_FR.pdf (2.8 MB)
In addition, you can also add a window poster to your ground floor window to inform neighbours or passers-by about Telraam. Again, a template is available in several languages:
To make sure neighbours can join in the traffic counting fun, tell them that they can freely access Telraam data via www.telraam.net. Not only can your neighbours have a look at their own street segment, they can also zoom in on other streets in their neighborhood.
If your neighbours need more background info about the available data, refer them to the article “Viewing and interpreting Telraam data”. Once they dive deeper into the data, neighbours might wish they could count too. In that case, invite them to join the Telraam community! Here’s a good starting point for novices to learn more: “Would you like to have a Telraam?”
Telraam respects road users’ and neighbours’ privacy. If your neighbours have questions about privacy, the following article is helpful: “What about privacy?”.
Other tips and tricks to inform neighbours about what you and Telraam are doing? Share them!