Bike Hack Night III

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Bike Hack Night is a show & tell of bicycle-related apps, data visualizations, and gadgets. Doors open at 6:30 for snacks and beer, with speakers starting at 7:00. We will be in Congressional Ballroom A (use the escalators near 9th & K; go two levels down). Our speakers are:

• Ola Göransson of the Embassy of Sweden ( will show us the Hövding (, the "invisible" bike helmet.

• John Elliott ( will demo his Waybot ( hardware bicycle traffic counter to display bike traffic counts live in the browser.

• Hans Lellelid will demo his Freezing Saddles ( web site.

• Thomas Stokell will show us Atlanta's Love to Ride ( program.

• Steve Sanders will show how the University of Minnesota ( uses RFID technology to record and reward bike trips.

• Tracy Hadden Loh of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy ( will show us their app for ad-hoc bike and pedestrian counts.

• Darren Buck ( of DDOT's Bicycle Program ( will share data from the new automatic bike counters and manual counts.

• Eric Weis of the East Coast Greenway Alliance ( will demo their smartphone app and their web-based Trip Planner (

• Carey Anne Nadeau of Open Data Discourse ( will share biking insights gained from Cambridge's civic challenge.

• Randy Cole will show how we used GPS trackers to measure and animate the region's first-ever "radius ride."

We are being hosted by the League of American Bicyclists ( at the National Bike Summit ( (There is no need to register for the summit in order to attend this meetup.) Many thanks to our sponsors at Mobility Lab ( and Twilio (

Visit Bike Hack Night I ( and Bike Hack Night II ( to see what was presented at previous events. Read summaries at Transportation Techies Show What Can Be Done With Bike Data ( and D.C. Using Data to Envision Bike Lanes of the Future (

Our hashtag is #bikehacknight ( (and #nbs15 ( for the Bike Summit). Follow @techiesdc ( for "Transportation Techies" updates.