Spotcycle limited time update available for NABSA 2016 conference

We’ve released a special edition update to Spotcycle especially for attendees of the 2016 North American Bike Share Association (NABSA) conference in Austin, Texas. Spotcycle version 45.1 includes a NABSA-branded edition of the Austin BCycle system and also a feature to keep track of the conference events.   The annual NABSA conference takes place this year from November 9 to 11, 2016 and brings bike share industry representatives from across North America and Europe. Since 2014, the non-profit group meet every year to share their ideas on bike ...

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Spotcycle heads to Canada’s west coast and adds Vancouver’s Mobi bike share system

Our Spotcycle team recently added Vancouver’s Mobi public bike share system to the Spotcycle application. The long-awaited Mobi system was launched earlier this year in July with a fleet of 250 bikes spread out over 23 stations around downtown Vancouver. The system has since grown to over 46 stations and 500 bikes and continues to grow. Mobi is operated by CycleHop Canada and owned by the city of Vancouver. Helmets are provided for bike share users to comply with British Columbia’s mandatory helmet laws. Canada’s most densely populated city, Vancouver is ...

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Grand return to Spotcycle for BCycle bike share systems

We’re glad to announce that we’ve brought BCycle systems back to Spotcycle! The bike share vendors, operators and stakeholders of the North American Bike Share Association (NABSA) have worked together to help make bike share systems a more integral part of the public transport network and making bike share more accessible. In fall of 2015, industry representatives under NABSA developed the General Bikeshare Feed Specification (GBFS), an open standard used to deliver real-time bike share data feeds in an open, standardized format that makes it easier for mapping ...

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Our revamped and redesigned Spotcycle v. 45 is now available for iOS and Android

Our long-awaited Spotcycle upgrade for Android and iOS is now available! We’re proud to reveal the best version of our Spotcycle product yet – we’ve dubbed it "version 45" for the "forty-five ways Spotcycle enhances your bike share experience"1. The latest version of the Spotcycle bike share application includes all the useful features you’ve ever loved in all our previous versions including: Finding stations, available bikes and bike docks near you Saving favorite stations Getting biking directions Displaying bike paths and lanes Rental timer ...

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Spotcycle download available for iOS (4.1.3) that addresses changes to system feeds

We’ve just released a minor patch to Spotcycle for iOS  (version 4.1.3) that addresses issues when the data feed for a bike share system changes. Spotcycle will now detect when a city’s bike share feed changes when you load the application and automatically update the feed. This means that any changes to the data feed will be transparent to you the next time you launch Spotcycle. Thank you to all our users who have been sending us feedback! We really appreciate your help in making our app better!

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Tiny bug fix to Spotcycle for iOS released (4.1.2)

Our team just pushed a minor bug fix to Spotcycle for iOS where the last refresh timestamp sometimes was not appearing to update even though the station data was correct. Download it from the iTunes App Store if you haven’t already! Also, we’re taking the opportunity to let you know about our upcoming reboot to Spotcycle for iOS and for Android. We’re really excited to get these updates out so bike share users can take advantage of the summer cycling season with Spotcycle!

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Spotcycle adds four YouBike systems in Taiwan

In anticipation for Velo-City Global 2016 this weekend, we’ve added YouBike's four cities in Taiwan to the application: Taipei, New Taipei, Taichung and Changhua. The system was first launched in 2009 with 11 stations and 500 bikes in the Xinyi district of Taipei City. First expanding into New Taipei in 2013, YouBike added service in Taichung and Changhua (Taichung-Changhua metropolitan area) in 2014. It has since grown to a fleet over 6000 bikes distributed over 220 stations today, with more to come. Still a free download, Spotcycle can now help locals and ...

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Maintenance updates now available for Spotcycle on iOS (4.1.1) and Android (3.4.3)

Heads up, Spotcycle users! Quick note to let you know we’ve made a few tweaks to improve Spotcycle on both iOS and Android that fix a few minor bugs. Here are the details: Spotcycle for Android (version 3.4.3): minor bug fixes to resolve some Lollipop compatibility issues (Android 5.1+) Spotcycle for iOS (version 4.1.1): a few minor modifications to resolve bugs Download the latest version of Spotcycle for iOS or Android to make sure your bike share experience continues to roll smoothly!

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Spotcycle 4.1.0 update now available for iOS devices

Our latest updates to Spotcycle for iOS are now out in version 4.1.0. We’ve had our ear to the ground and made a number of functional and aesthetic improvements to the application including the following: Added a new Rental timer widget to the Today view Added new sets of map pins Improved search results positioning, directions and places Improved to map refresh functions Improved geolocation service management (now enabled only when in use) Improved handling of device authorization permissions (camera, notifications and location services) Minor improve...

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Abu Dhabi’s ADCB Bikeshare now supported in Spotcycle

We’ve added Abu Dhabi’s ADCB Bikeshare to the list of bike share schemes supported by Spotcycle. ADCB Bikeshare is Abu Dhabi’s first bike share system and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for short- and long-term rentals. Currently in operation on Yas Island and Al Raha Beach, cyclists can get around on any of the bikes docked among the 11 bike stations in the area. Cyclists can hop on a bike at the Ferrari theme park to head to Yas Beach or even stop-and-go along Al Raha Beach front at any of the stations along that stretch. Now with the help of ...

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