This app will find the nearest bikeshare - Technical.ly DC

October 17, 2017

Early in September, the District announced plans to pilot dockless bikshare technology, introducing a version of bikeshare that didn’t require a station. Companies soon followed, as Limebike, Mobike, and Spin rolled out their bikes, followed by JUMP, and more recently,

 

With the increase in choice, members of #dctech were quick to point out that there’s a need to compare options. After all, if the bikes could be parked anywhere, how else would you know which service’s bikes were closest to you?

 

A month later, your wish has been granted with the free Transit app.

For those of you haven’t used it before, Transit was created by a

 

Montreal-based company of the same name in 2012 to help users compare transit options in their city and find the best routes – much like Google Maps.

 

What makes Transit handy is that the app overlays biking, walking, transit and ridesharing options onto the same map, using real-time data. Now D.C.’s data in the app has gotten an upgrade to include comparison for all of the D.C. bikeshare options.

 

Click here to read the full article: https://technical.ly/dc/2017/10/17/transit-now-compares-dc-bikeshares-dont/

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