Spotcycle™ is a free multi-city GPS-enabled application that helps you maximize your bike-sharing experience. Track the statuses of bike stations around you and then pedal away to your next destination!
For tips, instructions and more info, check out www.spotcycle.net.
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• Displays bike and bike dock availability at bike stations.
• Pie chart icons indicate bike and bike dock availability
• Displays the time of the last update below the title
• Search for stations by name, bike or bike dock availability
• Search for stations by proximity to current location or to a point of interest provided by Google Places
NEARBY BIKE STATIONS
• Automatically lists the 10 stations closest to your current location
• Filtered search function automatically lists the 10 stations closest to your current location that meet the filter criteria (available bikes, bike docks, or stations); adjusts the list dynamically as your location changes.
• Displays units of measurement in metric or imperial
• Toggle display of bike paths (where supported), bike stations or both with the layers feature
• Displays bikes paths and lanes in supported cities (refer to www.spotcycle.net)
• Create and save personalized and/or thematic bike routes
• Manage and edit your bike routes: annotate points of interest; add descriptions to bike routes and annotations.
• Share bike routes with other members or with your social media community (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or email) and try out routes from other members.
• Review and revise bike routes during and/or after recording.
• Create and group your favorite bike stations within a specified radius or by address. Synchronize favorites to Spotcycle.net accounts.
• Optimize biking directions using an address, your current position, a bike station, or a point of interest
• Search for local businesses provided by Google Places
TIMER AND ALARM
• Keep track of your bike rental with a timer and alarm
• Choose and customize your map views and pins
• Supports landscape mode
• Available in French and English
• Easy email access to contact Spotcycle team and supported bike share schemes for support
Spotcycle™ supports the following popular bike-sharing schemes as well as many others. For the complete list of supported schemes, visit spotcycle.net.
- Melbourne, VIC (Melbourne Bike Share™)
- Montreal, QC (BIXI Montreal™)
- Ottawa-Gatineau, ON-QC (Capital BIXI™)
- Toronto, ON (BIXI Toronto™)
- London (Barclays Cycle Hire™)
- Boston, MA (Hubway™)
- Chicago, IL (Divvy Bikes™)
- Minneapolis, MN (Nice Ride Minnesota™)
- New York City, NY (Citi Bike™)
- Washington DC/Arlington VA, USA (Capital Bikeshare™)
- Most B-Cycle™ and DecoBike™ bike share schemes
Bug fixes and minor improvements