The third phase of the crowdsourcing, during which citizens were asked to select their preferred solutions to the problems with air quality took place between July 1 and October 15, 2022. In order to observe the “one citizen – one vote” principle, citizens were asked to register and identify themselves digitally in order to participate in this phase.
In total, 6 487 European citizens from the 10 cities visited the designated platform of the phase, making their choice among the solutions formulated in Phase 2.
Under the CODE Europe project citizens of Athens (Greece), Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), Lisbon (Portugal), Burgas (Bulgaria) and Budapest (Hungary) made a total of 4 952 visits to the platform.
In parallel, under the project DigiDem, supported by the European Union via the Europe for citizens programme citizens of four more European cities: Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Berlin (Germany), Brussels (Belgium) and Podgorica (Montenegro) contributed to the platform with 1 535 visits to the platform.
Citizens across Europe casted a total of 867 votes in favour of the solutions they support the most.
Under CODE Europe the most votes were cast in Lisbon, 144, followed by Tallinn with 139, Burgas with 74, Budapest with 47 and Athens with 45.
Under DigDemthe most votes were cast in Berlin, 179, followed by Brussels with 86, Amsterdam with 69 and Podgorica with 59.