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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 and transportation based application to incorporate the data into their ...

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!

Upcoming Spotcycle update promises to make your favorite bike share app even better

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been upgrading Spotcycle to make it faster and easier to use (and even giving it a well-deserved facelift). We’ll be releasing the Spotcycle 4.0 for iOS and an update to 3.4.2 for Android users. We’ve built the latest version of Spotcycle 4.0 on the Spotcycle Lab project which means some of the features available in Spotcycle now (such as bike routes) will be phased out in our upcoming release. This also affects the Spotcycle update for Android. For those who had Spotcycle.net accounts, this is what it will mean to you after the new versions are launched: You will no longer be able to use bike routes; the ...

Working on restoring B-Cycle data to Spotcycle

We’d like to offer our sincerest apologies to our B-Cycle bike share users while we are working out the temporary kinks with the data. We’re actively working with the folks at B-Cycle to get their data back up and running on Spotcycle so please bear with us while we do. We want to make sure our B-Cycle bike share users are not left in the lurch for any extended length of time. Meanwhile, follow us on Twitter @Spotcycle to stay in the loop.

Rolling out new cities for Spotcycle

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 Antonio, Texas Spartanburg, South Carolina We'll continue to add support to ...

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 landscape is just one of the many ways they're helping do that. The numbers ...

Kicking off the new Spotcycle Blog

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 biking enthusiast, a health-conscious traveler, or even if you're not a cyclist, ...