! Trial period is over !
The app can still be used as one pleases, but the material posted after the end of the trial will not be forwarded to the City of Turku.
Join the conversation! With the Täsä app you can:
• Share your own improvement ideas, opinions, and thoughts
• Participate in tasks given by the city of Turku
• Participate in discussions started by fellow citizens
• Create surveys
• Report things that do not work properly
Every participant is also a player in a game in which he/she gains area (points) by active usage of the app.
Täsä is implemented as part of the b-Part research project involving FTW Telecommunications Research Center (AT), University of Turku (FI) and Örebro University (SE). The project is funded by JPI Urban Europe.
The information submitted in the app will serve for a) policy input to the City of Turku’s preparation and decision-making process and b) academic research on the characteristics of mobile participation. No information shall be disclosed for commercial purposes. Anonymous and/or aggregated data (intermediate or final results) might be displayed on the Turku municipality’s digital info-screens.
The app accesses the user’s current location for specific functionalities (e.g. posting contributions, displaying the distance to posts). Users can disable their location service at any time either within the app or globally/ phone settings. At all times, users are in control of the amount of information they want to share. Login credentials (username, password and email address) and questionnaire data are stored for research purposes onlyThe password is encrypted, and all data is secured by an authentication process. If you have any questions regarding the stored data, please contact our support team (firstname.lastname@example.org).