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.
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