Bike share networks are still a relatively new phenomenon in the U.S. — New York is the latest city to institute such a program. But if you’re traveling abroad, these programs are a cheap and easy way to see some of your favorite cities. CityBikes aggregates bike sharing data for networks in over 40 cities in Europe, Asia and North and South America.
The Android app tells you which stations are near you, how to get there and the number of bikes available. If you happen to be traveling in Paris or Barcelona, you can also receive notifications when bikes at stations near you become available.
CitiyBikes is a free app available for Android on the Google Play Store. Click here to view this gallery.
As summer comes to an end, take the opportunity to sneak in a quick trip to a cool locale, whether it’s close to home or a hop, skip and jump away. While navigating unfamiliar territory isn’t always very fun, your mobile device makes life on the go a lot easier.
These 10 transportation apps will help you get around and make the most of your travels, whether you’re driving in a rental car, cycling on a city-share bike or making your way though an international subway system.
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