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Top 30 Commuting Ideas in October

From On-Demand Transit Apps to DIY Wooden Vehicles

— October 30, 2016 — Autos
Self-driving shuttle buses, subway seat swings and bicycles that can be constructed out of wood are among a few of the top October 2016 commuting ideas.

As commuters seem out more economical and environmentally friendly forms of travel, there's a lot of innovation that's happening with bikes and buses. Examples of this include the Proterra Catalyst E2 bus, which can travel about 1,000 km on a single charge and the 0±0 Electric Power-Assisted Bicycle, which allows users to regenerate its power by cycling the bicycle on a stationary recharging station.

In order to make the most of public transit systems, consumers are taking advantage of apps like OurBus, which can help improve everything from navigation and convenience to safety. On this same theme, there are also incentives like BART Perks from San Francisco's regional transport authority, which provides rewards to those who avoid travel during rush hours.
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On-Demand Transit Apps
On-Demand Transit Apps
The OurBus App Helps New Jersey Commuters Demand Bus Routes
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3D-Printed Bicycles
3D-Printed Bicycles
The Flame3D Bicycle Demonstrates the Efficacy Of 3D Printing Technologies
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28
Anonymous Transit Apps
Anonymous Transit Apps
This App Helps Commuters Report Suspicious Activity to Police
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Communal Carpooling Apps
Communal Carpooling Apps
The CarPoolNow App Encourages Non-Monetized Ridesharing
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26
Rush Hour-Avoiding Incentives
Rush Hour-Avoiding Incentives
The Cash Rewards Program Encourages Folks to Avoid the Morning Rush
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25
Trailblazing Electric Buses
Trailblazing Electric Buses
The Proterra Catalyst E2 Will Revolutionize Public Mass Transit
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24
Chair-Embedded Backpacks
Chair-Embedded Backpacks
The ISPACK Adventure Backpack Offers a Spot to Sit During Hikes
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23
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
The Spiri Carpool Service Lets You Be the Driver
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22
Easy Access Commuter Bags
Easy Access Commuter Bags
'DaySling' Day Packs Ensure Easy Access to Gear and Quiet Hardware
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21
Self-Driving Shuttle Buses
Self-Driving Shuttle Buses
The Yandex Bus is Expected to Hit the Road in 2017
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20
Motor-Packed Bicycle Concepts
Motor-Packed Bicycle Concepts
The Visionbike Concept Features Not One But Several Motorized Parts
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19
Accessible Transit Signals
Accessible Transit Signals
The Bus Bell Alerts Drivers When Special Needs Passengers Are Exiting
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18
Sophisticated Suit Backpacks
Sophisticated Suit Backpacks
The 'Suit Fabric Laptop Backpack' Features a Shock-Proof Design
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17
Discovery Bike Hunts
Discovery Bike Hunts
Kijiji Ignites a Bicycle Scavenger Hunt Throughout Van City
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16
Stabilized Commuter Skateboards
Stabilized Commuter Skateboards
The 'Skatro' Mini Cruiser Skateboard Provides Optimal Balance
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15
Transportable Bending Bikes
Transportable Bending Bikes
The Somerset Bicycle Folds To Be Carried on Public Transportation
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14
Chic Cycling Raincoats
Chic Cycling Raincoats
Senscommon's 'Cyclist Raincoat' is the Product of Four Years of Research
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13
Gilded Feminine Bicycles
Gilded Feminine Bicycles
The Brooks England x Tokyobike Honors the Company's 150th Anniversary
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12
Swinging Subway Seats
Swinging Subway Seats
The BART Subway System Adds a Swing in The Middle of a Train Car
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11
Belt-Driven Bikes
Belt-Driven Bikes
The Trek Zora Concept Bicycle Boasts a Futuristic Make With Disk Brakes
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10
Energy-Providing Bikes
Energy-Providing Bikes
The 0±0 Electric Power-Assisted Bicycle is Versatile with Power Usage
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9
Classically Styled Bike Helmets
Classically Styled Bike Helmets
The Hedon Cortex Helmets Draw Inspiration from a Retro Aesthetic
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8
Lightweight Folding Bicycles
Lightweight Folding Bicycles
The Hummingbird Bike Makes Ample Use Of Carbon Fiber Construction
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7
Discreet Electric Bikes
Discreet Electric Bikes
The Budnitz Model E Electric Titanium Bike is the World's Lightest
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6
Space-Saving Train Seats
Space-Saving Train Seats
PriestmanGoode's Seat Design Can Increase Capacity by 30 Percent
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5
Folding E-Bicycle Designs
Folding E-Bicycle Designs
The Gi FlyBike Spins the Benefits of Power Assistance and Portability
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4
DIY Wooden Vehicles
DIY Wooden Vehicles
Woodenwidget Offers a Wood Bicycle and Many Boats That Are All Portable
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3
Family-Friendly Scooters
Family-Friendly Scooters
The Space Scooter is a New Way for Families to Get Active
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2
Running Shoe Bicycle Tires
Running Shoe Bicycle Tires
This Attention-Grabbing Shoe Bike Has Footwear-Featuring Wheels
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1
Sports Car-Inspired E-Bikes
Sports Car-Inspired E-Bikes
Pininfarina's E-Voluzione is Based on Its Experience with Ferrari
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