Inspiration

The health of the environment in countries around the world.

What it does

A small way of reducing carbon emissions by having users carpool, this also helps those who cannot afford standard transportation for long distances, such as via car, bus, train.

How I built it

Android Development

Challenges I ran into

Google Maps API and parsing the JSON data retrieved through HTTP requests.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Created an application for Android

What I learned

Android App Development, the use of Google APIs and parsing JSON data. Prior to this no member of the team had any knowledge in Android Application development.

What's next for Hytch'd - Ride Sharing/Carpooling Service

A functioning implementation of Google Directions API to determine the nearest route of drivers nearby that are similar to the requested route of the user that wants to 'Hytch' a ride.

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