Bike Parking

Blue and beige secure bike lockers in underground passageway etched with bicycle logo

Opinion: Secure Bike Parking Benefits Cities

The conversation around bike infrastructure isn’t complete without addressing one major issue: where can we park?

August 15, 2023 - Momentum Magazine

Fairfax County Considering Bicycle Parking Minimums

Similar to vehicle parking requirements, the proposal would create a tiered system for minimum bike parking spots in new developments.

December 8, 2022 - FFX Now

Oonee secure bike parking pod on New York City street

NYC Bike Advocates Call for More Secure Bike Parking

While the city waits to evaluate data, advocates argue that recent demonstration projects have already proven the popularity of secure bike parking.

August 8, 2022 - Streetsblog New York City

A pair of bikes are leaning against a street sign on an urban street in Philadelphia.

New Philly Bike Racks Blend Form, Function, Fire Hydrant Access

The clever designs serve multiple purposes—providing more bike parking while getting cars out of illegal parking spaces.

December 29, 2021 - Next City

An electric scooter blocks the sidewalk near a street festival in Chicago's West Loop.

Lessons From Five Years of E-Scooters

As cities continue to adapt micromobility regulations to address new devices and technologies, what can we learn from Chicago's five years of e-scooter pilots?

December 9, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

Bike Parking

Let's Stop Overlooking Bike Parking

Bike advocates focus, with good reason, on bike lanes and safe routes. But secure bike parking and storage plays an essential role in encouraging more people to get on two wheels.

November 10, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

201 Ellicott Street under construction in September 2020.

Buffalo Development Will Feature the City's First Mobility Hub

The project, which is located near light rail and bus stations, will also include a ride hailing zone, bike parking, and improved pedestrian facilities.

July 23, 2021 - Next City

Bicycles in New York

Report: Lackluster Bike Parking Reduces Cycling and Undermines Public Safety

Widely available, secure bike parking can go a long way toward encouraging cycling and keeping New Yorkers safe, a new report says.

January 15, 2021 - StreetsBlog NYC

London Bridge

London to Replace 2,000 Car Parking Spots With Bike Storage

London announced another sweeping round of changes to its transportation priority, further cementing the future of active transportation both during and after the pandemic.

July 15, 2020 - Forbes

Powell's Bookstore

New Bicycle Parking Code Adopted in Portland

Portland has updated its bicycle parking code for the first time since the code was adopted in 1996.

December 6, 2019 - BikePortland

Cycling Through Water

Bicycle Architecture Biennale Showcases Exceptional Projects Around the World

The second biennale in Amsterdam highlights design and infrastructure projects that put biking front and center.

June 19, 2019 - Fast Company

Copenhagen Bikes

Copenhagen Update: On-Street Auto Parking Replaced by Bike Parking

Copenhagen may have already met its bicycling goal of 50 percent of modal share for commuting, but it needs to improve the share for all trips. With less funding available, the city is pursuing low cost strategies, such as auto parking removal.

June 3, 2019 - Forbes

Seattle South Lake Union

Seattle Considering a Sweeping Parking Reform Package

There are a lot of ways to "right-size" parking, as the city of Seattle is showing with an ordinance under consideration by a City Council committee today.

February 21, 2018 - The Urbanist

Times Square

Bike Valet in Time Square's Future

New service, funded by the Department of Transportation, hopes to curb bike theft with bike valet in Union Square, Time Square and Ridgewood.

December 23, 2017 - AM New York

Bike Shed Netherlands

The World's Largest Bike Parking Facility Opening in The Netherlands

The story of Utrecht's new bike parking garage—with enough space initially for 6,000 bikes—has a surprising twist: local bike advocates don't think it's big enough.

August 9, 2017 - The Guardian

Bike Parking: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

have you ever found bike parking hidden behind a dumpster?

July 16, 2016 - MinnPost

Bike Shed Netherlands

Faced With Flocks of Tourists—Town Will Charge for Bike Parking

Sausalito will charge for bike parking, instead of limiting the number of bikes entering the city's downtown, mostly from San Francisco by biking across the Golden Gate bridge and often taking a Golden Gate ferry back.

June 23, 2015 - Marinscope

On the Importance of Bike Parking to Bike Commute Adoption

A blogger writes that bike advocates should think outside the bike lane to bike parking facilities—only when the costs of biking are externalized will a critical mass adopt biking.

December 18, 2014 - Bike Portland

Bike Parking Minimums Updated in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. recently revised bike parking requirements for new or rehabilitated residential buildings, building on precedents first set in 2007.

December 12, 2014 - Wash Cycle

Parking Sign

A Primer on Innovative Parking Regulations

Writing for Smart Growth America, Neha Bhatt provides a survey of innovative parking regulation and management strategies in cities around the country.

August 26, 2014 - Smart Growth America

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