3 results for tag: bike paths


How to extend your bike share rental and avoid usage fees with the help of Spotcycle

It’s no secret that using bike share to get around town helps you save time and money -- they’re designed for short-term trips and ease of use. If you’re a casual user though, your free trips might be limited to 30 minutes or less; any ride longer than 30 minutes starts incurring usage fees (but you should check with your local bike share provider for precise details). But what happens when your destination takes just a little longer than the free minutes to get to by bike? Return the bike to a dock before your free minutes are up and walk the rest of the way? Or bite the bullet and pay the fees? Here’s where Spotcycle comes in: avoid ...

Spotcycle adds support for bike paths in New York City

We've added bike paths to the maps in our Spotcycle mobile app for New York City. Whether you're a CitiBike bike share user, a visitor to the city or a daily commuter looking for designated bike passages in NYC, you can readily get this info at your fingertips with Spotcycle. To view bike paths in Spotcycle, enable Bike Paths in the Settings menu, and then activate the Bike Path layer in Map view and the city's bike paths will appear as colored annotations. Best of all, this transparent update means there's no need to download anything extra, and Spotcycle is (always) a free download.  

Spotcycle now helps you get around Nice by bike with support for Vélo Bleu

Spotcycle just added support for the Vélo Bleu bike share in the Mediterranean city of Nice in southern France. First launched in 2009, Vélo Bleu's bike share system boasts 1750 bikes available across 175 stations, and is available 24 hours a day, year-round. Its famous Promenade des Anglais (English promenade) that lines the coastline is complete with a bike path running along the south side, ideal for trekking across the city west or eastwards. Whether you're on holidays on the French Riviera or on an extended stay in this port city, be sure to use Spotcycle to help you get around this destination city!