Bike Hack Night IV

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Bike Hack Night is a show & tell of bicycle-related apps, data visualizations, and gadgets. Doors open at 6:00 for pizza and soft drinks, with speakers starting at 6:30. We are happy to have Joel Yatsko from Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation (http://parks.arlingtonva.us/), who will be making smoothies via his blender-bike. And thanks to Anna Petrone of Split (http://split.us/) we'll have bike-shaped cookies too!

Got a cool bike project? Contact Michael (http://www.meetup.com/Transportation-Techies/members/10550542). Our speakers thus far are:

• Kate Rabinowitz of DataLensDC (http://www.datalensdc.com/) will show how she mapped DC bike accidents (https://datalensdc.cartodb.com/viz/f8c4727a-7e95-11e5-ac16-0e98b61680bf/public_map) and bike counts (http://www.datalensdc.com/rise-of-biking.html).

• Rob McPherson and Justin Molineaux will show how Baas Bikes (http://baasbikes.com/) uses mobile technology to bring bikes en masse to colleges.

• Brooks Robertson of Esri will demo a tool that combines bike lanes with bike crash data, and can be exported as a map.

• Dave Nesbitt will show us how Mapzen (https://mapzen.com/)'s Valhalla (https://mapzen.com/projects/valhalla/) service can be used for bicycle routing (http://valhalla.github.io/demos/routing/index.html#loc=14,[masked],[masked]).

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/) and Bike Hack Night III (http://www.meetup.com/Transportation-Techies/events/220449315/) 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/).

Many thanks to sponsor Mobility Lab (http://mobilitylab.org/) for making this event possible and providing the food. And thanks to Deep Learning Analytics (http://www.deeplearninganalytics.com/), Esri (http://www.esri.com/), and Baas Bikes (http://baasbikes.com/) for sponsoring us and helping us return to 1776.

Note we are at 1776 (http://www.1776.vc/)'s Crystal City location, in Arlington, VA. It's a short walk from the Crystal City Metro (http://www.wmata.com/rail/station_detail.cfm?station_id=45) station, near two CaBi (http://www.capitalbikeshare.com/) stations, and there's also plenty of parking (http://www.crystalcity.org/accessible/car/parking/parking).

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