Share your routes with us!
I Bike KNX app for smartphones logs your bicycle trips. The data you record is sent to regional transportation planners in the Knoxville area and can be used to make our region a better place to ride.
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By learning about what routes you prefer, the ongoing efforts to improve bicycling conditions in the area can be strategically enhanced.
The I Bike KNX smartphone app is a collaboration between Civil and Environmental Engineering researchers at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization. The project aims to improve bicycling safety and use the valuable data it provides to understand how improvements to area roadways can best meet the needs of area bicyclists.
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The I Bike KNX app is based on previous works in Philadelphia and Atlanta. It is based on an open-source application called CyclePhilly, developed by volunteers at CodeForPhilly and extended by Cycle Atlanta. CodeForPhilly's efforts were based on the original CycleTracks application developed by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority in 2010:
Source code for iOS and Android versions of the Knoxville Region's implementation of the app is available on Github. Phillip Goldfarb and Mark Bellott developed updates to the user interface, app security and compatibility.