With Rome2Rio, users can discover how to arrive to any place in the world by plane, train, bus, ferry, and automobile. The Rome2Rio Ruby library by Alex Beregszaszi allows to interact with the API features that include point to point search, multi-hop planning, global coverage, and geo-coder technology just like the functionalities that can be seen in the Rome2Rio website. The author created this project for Soundtravel, a website that plans an entire travel itinerary to follow favorite world concerts. More at http://soundtravel.co/
When it comes to taxis, most of us assume the fare is going to be a little too much, and we'd probably think twice before jumping into any cab without first knowing how much the trip will cost and if the driver is ripping us off. TaxiFareFinder is a cab fare calculator that helps users to get an estimate on how much their taxi trip will cost from one destination to the next.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the opening of public voting for the NYC BigApps 2.0 Competition. The big apple has wasted no time in following last year's successful competition with 350 datasets from over 40 agencies. From the looks of the apps, the NYC tech community is already fired up about the competition.