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Big Plans for Bike Parking Take Shape

We've recently looked at the shortage of bike parking plaguing cities like Amsterdam. Designers are on the case, inventing 'ingenious ideas' for parking all those bikes. Ben Schiller looks at five of the best.

"Ad hoc arrangements, where bikes are left dangling from lamp-posts or pressing into trees, aren’t going to cut it in the future. Not in an age of thousands of bikes, and when cycling is supposed to be a true alternative."

"So what are the solutions? For some answers, we turned to one of the great cycling capitals: Copenhagen. Denmark, like Holland, is facing up to the parking issue, working out how to accommodate demand where space is very limited. Here are a few options it is exploring, plus ideas from other cities."

Full Story: 5 Ingenious Ideas For Parking All Our Bicycles

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