Barclays Bikes gem

Harry Marr (GoCardless) has made barclays_bikes: a cool little gem that scrapes the Barclays Cycle Hire website and gives you a command line interface to get the number of bikes and free spaces available at each docking station.

For example,

$ bbikes

Gives the full list of London’s docking stations and

$ bbikes Borough

Gives you the status of dxw’s local docking station:

2 comments

  1. Comment by Chris Adams posted

    Nice find!

    Also related, a command line tool to do the same for London bus times:

    https://rubygems.org/gems/countdown/stats

  2. Comment by Chris Adams posted

    Nice find!

    Also related, a command line tool to do the same for London bus times:

    https://rubygems.org/gems/countdown/stats

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