Get 2 Steppin is a navigation app designed to assist users in finding the safest and most efficient route on sidewalks by alerting them to any potential hazards or obstacles that may require them to detour or engage in potentially dangerous behavior, such as walking on the street to bypass an obstacle.
How might we help UCLA students avoid sidewalk hazards and obstacles so that they can get to their destinations in a safe and timely manner?
Students in the Westwood neighborhood were in need of a solution to help them safely navigate around hazards and obstacles while walking, in order to avoid putting themselves in potentially dangerous situations or increasing the length of their commute.
Get 2 Steppin' is a navigation app designed with UCLA students in mind. To helping them navigate the sidewalks more efficiently in the Westwood neighborhood. The app allows users to report, view, and clear hazards on the sidewalks in a gamified manner, rewarding participation with discounts at local businesses. It also helps users find the quickest and safest route to their destination by focusing on the sidewalks rather than the streets, like most other navigation apps. This app aims to provide students with a more enjoyable, enriching, and safe walking experience in Westwood.