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This Super Useful App Wants to Change How We Get Around Cities

"Every safe, legal, and reliable way that's out there, we want to bring to you in the palm of your hand."
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RideScout co-founder Joseph Kopser would love if his transportation app were the last one you ever downloaded. Whereas most city transportation services offer their own app, RideScout collects all the services in a single interface. Type in your origin and destination and all the travel options — transit, taxi, car-share, cycling, walking, driving — appear in a list that can be sorted by mode, cost, or travel time. In a world of one-trick ponies, it's a one-stop shop.

But mere aggregation is just the tip of the iceberg for the city transportation app. Since fall, RideScout has been adding new options and augmenting existing ones.