LaneSpotter's mission: make riding a bike safer, easier and more fun for EVERYONE. We help cyclists find the safest, most ideal bike routes possible. Through our iOS and Android app, people on bikes have access to:
City Bike Maps: We work with cities around the country to access the GIS files that contain their bike infrastructure. We then take that data and add it to our app so cyclists can quickly and easily find all of the nearby bike lanes, trails and shared lanes.
Safety Maps: With the help of local cyclists, LaneSpotter creates comprehensive Bike Safety Maps that provide street-level safety ratings on roads across cities. Safety Ratings are: Very Safe, Safe, Average, Use Caution and Avoid. Cyclists rate the roads they travel to help others make smart decisions about the best ways to travel from Point A to Point B. Once we have critical mass of safety ratings in a city, we create routes that optimize for bike infrastructure and safety.
Alerts: Cyclists can drop pins on the map to alert each other of things like large potholes, dangerous intersections and bike lane closures. Our goal is to tie this into city 311 systems so that we can get the issues resolved.