Spotcycle adds Charlotte B-Cycle bike share to its roster

The newest bike share scheme to join Spotcycle's roster is Charlotte B-Cycle in North Carolina. Our app now supports Queen City's 200 bicycles on 20 bike stations set up in and around Uptown Charlotte. Now, bike share users can join the long-time Charlotte cyclists by taking advantage of the 60+ miles (96+ km) of bike paths and lanes scattered throughout the city (soon to be supported by Spotcycle as well).

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Spotcycle takes a ride with Bike Chattanooga

As of today, our Spotcycle app will be rolling with the Bike Chattanooga bike share scheme in beautiful Chattanooga, Tennessee! This transparent update will support Bike Chattanooga Bicycle Transit System's 300 bikes across 28 stations throughout the downtown area.

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Spotcycle takes on Barcelona’s Bicing bike share program

Spotcycle's next stop is Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia in Spain where the Bicing community bike program rules the streets! Our app will support the Bicing scheme starting today, and it will be a transparent update. Bicing (pronounced bee'-sing) counts 400+ active bike stations and more than 6000 bicycles, serving over 80 000 cyclists annually. Be sure to take Spotcycle along on your Bicing ride!

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Spotcycle’s got Kansas City B-Cycle covered

The B-Cycle bike share schemes just added Kansas City to their roster of cities! Naturally, Spotcycle's support has followed suit -- starting today, Spotcycle users can take on downtown Kansas City in full stride. It is a transparent update so there's no need to download any updates for your smartphone. (Or, if you haven't already, you can always download the Spotcycle app for free).

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Our growing Spotcycle family welcomes DecoBike schemes and version 3.2 iTunes Store release

The Spotcycle development team is seriously on a roll: they've now added the DecoBike schemes to Spotcycle. It will be a transparent update, as you won't need to download anything. Here are the new cities we'll be supporting: Miami Beach-Surfside, FL Long Beach, NY And, to top it off, Spotcycle 3.2 for iOS is now released and ready for download from the iTunes Store, so you can check out the Decobike maps and all the the great new Spotcycle features for yourself.  

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Our latest Spotcycle application update for iOS devices and Web

Thanks to our diligent Spotcycle development team, the latest version of the Spotcycle Web app is now up and running, and the newest version of Spotcycle for iOS devices (Spotcycle 3.2) will be available for download shortly. In addition to adding new bike share schemes (a transparent server-side update for Spotcycle users), these latest application updates introduce a number of convenient features: iOS (mobile version) Added pie chart icon pin set for displaying available bikes and docks directly on the map Search for nearby local businesses, such as restaur...

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Rolling out new cities for Spotcycle

B-cycle bikes (Photo from Flickr by Sean Buchan from MacKinnon Photography)
Spring is in the air and bikes are hitting the roads after a winter's worth of rest (for most people). Our Spotcycle development team however, has been working hard to help make your bike share ride even more convenient; in our latest release, we've added a bunch of bike share schemes from the B-cycle network to the application. Here's a lowdown of the B-cycle cities Spotcycle now supports: Boulder, Colorado Fort Lauderdale (Broward), Florida Denver, Colorado Des Moines, Iowa Hawaii (Kailua) Houston, Texas Madison, Wisconsin Omaha, Nebraska San ...

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Going green with Spotcycle

Spotcycle received a great mention last week in the Tech section (PDF) of USA Today's American Life: Green Living insert (print only) placing it at the head of a list of five great free mobile apps for green living. We're more than pleased about Spotcycle's role in helping connect commuters in the city – we're excited to be part of tomorrow's solutions. A growing number of urban and suburban centers worldwide are looking towards providing sustainable transportation as a means to help reduce adverse effects on the environment. Adding bike share systems to the urban ...

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Kicking off the new Spotcycle Blog

Vélos en libre service
Welcome to the Spotcycle Blog, where we'll talk about all things Spotcycle and bike share! Spotcycle is our first end-user product for bike share systems, and we're proud of being part of solutions for sustainable urban transport. What's bike share? Bike share is a service where bikes can be rented or borrowed for short-term use. It's no surprise that these types of services are popping up around the world – Spotcycle alone supports schemes in North America, Europe and Australia. Whether you're an environmentally-conscious daily commuter, a recreational ...

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