Inspiration

  • I'm an avid cyclist and environmentalist, and I recently noticed the bike counters added on Market street in the last month, so I started thinking about the data and it grew from there

What it does

  • Allows friends or coworkers to have a competitve drive toward biking, not necessarily messured through speed. But also, though sf data we can get information about areas that are historically dangerous for cyclists.

How I built it

  • lots of coffee

Challenges I ran into

  • The arduino theoretically does do everything it is supposed to do, but the sensors aren't sensitive enough - or the GPS is unreliable, that I had to mock the data returned.

What's next for Commuter Incentive

  • embedded hardware for your bicycle with GPS tracking location - helpful in pinning the counter locations and added benefit of theft protection.

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