no iphone support? now who would want that?
Torn between driving or walking to the gym? Well, now a mobile application’s available that calculates how much CO2 using the car will produce, versus the number of calories you’ll burn with an eco-friendly walk. Navitime_satnav_app Navitime's application: plots both car routes (left) and walking routes The latest version …
How well does it calculate the pedestrian routes? The level of data for paths (sidewalks for the ignorant) is pretty poor.
Plus a calorie count for the journey, how does this work, I can understand it estimating it purely on distance and body mass, but what about the walking speed, walking style, amount of weight carried in the form of gym gear for your example of walking to the gym, etc, etc, etc. Not to mention the inclines of the route, which I have never seen in routing data, even the raw stuff.
Hmm. I'd prefer CO2 vs CO2 comparisons and calories vs calories comparisons.
That is: How many calories would I burn driving vs walking (because you burn a few calories just sitting around--though of course not that many).
Similarly: How much CO2 was produced making (and metabolizing!) the food I ate that gave me the calories to walk the distance instead?
Finally: The comparison being displayed in the screenshot seems odd. It appears that riding public transportation produces zero CO2 emissions? Witchcraft!