OpenPaths is a mobile application that allows you to log your location in a way that minimally impacts your phone’s battery life, and keeps that information secure (supposedly out of reach of law enforcement w/ zero knowledge encryption) while still allowing you to do interesting things with it, via an OAuth API.
The San Francisco Transportation Authority created a mobile app to collect bicycle route/usage data called CycleTracks. It’s open source, and we’re thinking it might be fun to adapt for use here in Boulder (and elsewhere) to better understand how people really get around by bike.
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