A software startup run by two seniors at Brown University aims to help more bike riders find better bike routes with a new navigation app that lets users rate streets along their way. Last week, Brown University seniors Maggie Bachenberg and Trisha Ballakur launched their app, Pointz, on the Apple and Google Play app stores. […]
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"There’s a lot of traffic engineering that’s very data-driven, but it’s often data-driven in ways that are focused on vehicular movements and speeds and capacity... And sometimes that comes at the expense of asking, ‘What’s it like for a person who’s walking to the bus, and waiting on the corner for that bus?’ We don’t have metrics for that."