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 (http://www.houseofsweden.com/en/Embassy-of-Sweden/) will show us the Hövding (http://www.hovding.com/), the "invisible" bike helmet.

• John Elliott (https://twitter.com/johnelliottdc) will demo his Waybot (http://waybot.tumblr.com/) hardware bicycle traffic counter to display bike traffic counts live in the browser.

• Hans Lellelid will demo his Freezing Saddles (http://freezingsaddles.com/) web site.

• Thomas Stokell will show us Atlanta's Love to Ride (http://lovetoride.org/) program.

• Steve Sanders will show how the University of Minnesota (http://www1.umn.edu/pts/bike/) uses RFID technology to record and reward bike trips.

• Tracy Hadden Loh of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (http://www.railstotrails.org/) will show us their app for ad-hoc bike and pedestrian counts.

• Darren Buck (https://twitter.com/bikepedantic) of DDOT's Bicycle Program (http://ddot.dc.gov/page/bicycle-program) will share data from the new automatic bike counters and manual counts.

• Eric Weis of the East Coast Greenway Alliance (http://www.greenway.org/) will demo their smartphone app and their web-based Trip Planner (http://map.greenway.org/).

• Carey Anne Nadeau of Open Data Discourse (http://opendatadiscourse.com/) 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 (http://bikeleague.org/) at the National Bike Summit (http://bikeleague.org/content/summit-2015). (There is no need to register for the summit in order to attend this meetup.) Many thanks to our sponsors at Mobility Lab (http://mobilitylab.org/) and Twilio (https://www.twilio.com/).

Visit Bike Hack Night I (http://www.meetup.com/Transportation-Techies/events/168585592/) and Bike Hack Night II (http://www.meetup.com/Transportation-Techies/events/200015252/) to see what was presented at previous events. Read summaries at Transportation Techies Show What Can Be Done With Bike Data (http://mobilitylab.org/2014/05/28/transportation-techies-show-what-can-be-done-with-bike-data/) and D.C. Using Data to Envision Bike Lanes of the Future (http://mobilitylab.org/2014/11/13/d-c-using-data-to-envision-bike-lanes-of-the-future/).

Our hashtag is #bikehacknight (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23bikehacknight) (and #nbs15 (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23nbs15) for the Bike Summit). Follow @techiesdc (https://twitter.com/techiesdc) for "Transportation Techies" updates.