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In London, Bike Sharing Just Got Even More Efficient
In London, Bike Sharing Just Got Even More Efficient
City University London’s School of Informatics uses Geographic Information System (GIS) to map in real-time the city’s new shared bike system, Barclays Cycle Hire, to help predict and document bike usage and availability at each of the system’s 400 planned ...
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Using the phone's camera, iPhone's Email n Walk app makes the phone transparent. Image via gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com.
Mobile Apps Work to Make Walking Safer
By now, the dangers of texting or talking on the phone while driving have been well-established. Nearly 30 percent of traffic accidents occur while people are talking or texting. But what about pedestrians and bikers? More and more, distracted pedestrians ...
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Need a cab in NYC? Find available cars and ride partners with Weeels! Image via www.weeels.org
Need a Cab in NYC? Use Weeels!
Nope, it’s not a typo! We’re talkin’ about Weeels, a new online tool to help you “save time, save money, save energy and save space” by finding people to share a cab with you. Here’s how it works: First, you download ...
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Acrossair's New York Nearest Subway app uses augmented reality to overlay subway location information onto images viewed through your smartphone camera.  Photo courtesy of Business Week.
Transport-Related Apps for Your Smartphone
Do you want to be able to map your bike routes as you ride and share them with fellow riders?  Impress your friends by locating the closest Zipcar on the spur of the moment?  Find the nearest subway station in ...
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ZoomPool: Trying to Make Ridesharing Less Creepy and More Convenient
ZoomPool: Trying to Make Ridesharing Less Creepy and More Convenient
Looking for a safer, more reliable carpooling service? Check out ZoomPool, a new Web site launched initially for drivers and passengers to coordinate carpooling in the Bay Area. The new service addresses three main barriers to carpooling, the site says: ...
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