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The Bicycle Barometer by Richard Pope Suggests Bike or Metro

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: blog.oftcc.net & psfk
The Bicycle Barometer is a handy device that suggests, in an informed manner, how a person should commute to work on a daily basis. It features a simple interface quite like a standard clock with only two images on it, the metro symbol and a picture of a bike.

Designed by Richard Pope, the Bicycle Barometer essentially tells people whether they should bike to work or take the metro. It does so by pulling in publicly available local weather and subway data to advise people what their best option for the day would be. By taking into account such information as tube station closings, line delays, and weather conditions, the Bicycle Barometer will help people avoid a potentially nasty morning.

The Bicycle Barometer uses a Nanode to connect to sources of data. Stats for Commute-Determining Devices Trending: Older & Mild
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