Surveying Innovative Bike Parking Solutions

Writing for Woodhouse, Mike Clay leads a worldwide tour of the most innovative bike parking technologies and facilities.

July 12, 2014, 1:00 PM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


Bike Shed Netherlands

T.W. van Urk / Shutterstock

Clay provides examples from around the world of how cities are creating parking systems for growing numbers of bikes, a need that is anticipated to increase: "With the predicted growth of population in the city, and more people encouraged to use cycle space, coming up with new solutions has never been more important. Some cities across the globe are introducing innovative bike storage facilities to address the issue of both theft and space."

Included in the survey are systems like robotic parking in Japan, bike sheds in the Netherlands, and "bike hotels" like bici box in Barcelona and the well designed Bike Station in Washington D.C.

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