- Hitchwiki is a collaborative website for gathering information about hitchhiking and other ways of extremely cheap ways of transport.Feel free to share your knowledge with us!
1st December 2013 A new project in the Netherlands has come to life to promote hitchhiking: www.nederlandlift.nl. In cooperation with the Dutch automobile club ANWB they are asking hitchhikers to answer their survey about hitchhking (in Dutch).
9th November 2013 We're organizing a festive gathering for hitchhikers (and non-hitchhikers) in France next July. Are you European and between 18 and 30 years old? If you want to help organize this you can apply for an EVS scholarship that will feed and lodge you and even comes with pocket money.
23rd September 2013 Started by some of the folks that brought you Trashwiki and Hitchwiki, Nomadwiki is a new wiki with info and tips for nomads (and other travelling folk) about shoestring budget traveling. Here you'll find out about free camping, no 5 star hotels, not for tourists!
30th August 2013 We had some severe technical issues last week. The wiki is back up and running, but some content got lost unfortunately.
8th August 2013 Canada begins distributing thousands of hitchhiking posters in a new harm reduction campaign hoping to reduce the dangers of hitchhiking and track down those who assault hitchhikers. Among the areas the material will be distributed is the infamous Highway of Tears.
1st May 2013 Bence and pite did a classic route hitchhiking. From some amateur videoshots a 2 minute movie has been made about the Moscow-Saint Petersburg trip. Hope it will encourage other hitchhikers to do more and more youtube clips about their rides.
21st March 2013 There's a Wikimedia Commons app for Android. Enable your GPS, make pics of your hitching trips and use these pics here directly on Hitchwiki without a hassle.
28th February 2013 A bill was introduced January 9, 2013 by Senator Leland Christensen called Senate File 29 to eliminate prohibition of solliciting a ride and therefore legalize hitchhiking in the state of Wyoming, USA. It was enacted on 27th February 2013, hitchhiking becoming legal in that state as of July 1, 2013.
20th December 2012 like Hitchwiki in the past, BeWelcome switches to the free and open source OpenStreetMap, underlining "its strong non-profit values - in a time where internet-based peer-to-peer hospitality communities are subject to increasing commercialization by venture capitalists".
- Nov-Dec-Jan 2013 - A month lasting hackathon on BeWelcome and Hitchwiki. Events on BW and FB.
- 3 August 2014 - Hitchgathering somewhere. Place to be announced after winter.
- Summer 2014 - North American Hitchgathering somewhere. Vote on the location here. Location to be announced after winter.