I've used bike hire schemes in two cities now in recent months - London and Copenhagen - and almost a third (Glasgow), and each time I've wished I had my Beeline with me. In the case of London's Santander Cycles, that was largely because I would have loved to have directions to the nearest dock. But in Copenhagen and Glasgow, docks are less of an issue. Instead, the issue was more that for any person unfamiliar with a particular city: how to get around by bike? What are the good routes? How to avoid finding oneself at the wrong end of a one-way street? Etc. Enough to remind me to take my Beeline with me when I'm next in a new city and reliant on the local bike share scheme.
It's another reason incidentally why I hope Beeline's developers incorporate better route selection for those who want to minimise their time on busy roads. Glasgow is a case in point. I briefly considered using the bike share scheme there, using Google Maps to suggest routes. Unfortunately it tended to suggest routes on busy roads, even though there did appear to be segregated paths heading into the centre from where we were staying, in Partick. Since Beeline is based on Google Maps, that can be a problem for Beeliners wishing to avoid busy routes. Also confusing in Glasgow (was the lack of signs indicating which pavements were shared with cyclists and which weren't (they existed, but didn't appear very frequently). If the Beeline app had some idea of quieter or more segregated routes (like Citi mapper and CycleStreets' apps) thus and could suggest them, that'd be really helpful.
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