So what is a Wheelbender, and why all the fuss about them? Isn't a bike rack just a bike rack? Isn't any bike rack better than none? Good questions indeed.
One way to get more bike parking happening in your local area is to ensure great bike parking and end of trip facility provisions are included in the Transport Chapter of your District Plan. If you are successful, this will help ensure new developments / redevelopments requiring consent, need to meet minimum standards for bike … Continue reading Top Down: Bike Parking and District Plans
Austroads has published a report to guide the design and installation of bicycle parking facilities and end-of-trip facilities. You can download it here. The report provides recommendations and principles as well as examples of best-practice facility design. The report also highlights common mistakes and suggests ways to improve flawed designs. Bicycle parking is an important … Continue reading Everything you wanted to know about Bike Parking…..
How America does Bike Friendly and what the benefits are.
Bike Long Beach (CA, USA) have a 'Bicycle Friendly Business District' program among their bike friendly business kete. They make the business benefits clear, support their bicycle friendly businesses and help them request bike parking. Here's what they say about their program: Promoting bicycling is a valuable and cost-effective strategy to improve a business’ bottom … Continue reading Case Study: Bike Friendly Business Districts
Here's a great story from Bike Auckland. There's a hero, a magic stead, a scary villain and a happy ending.... well most of that anyway.... and it gives you some great ideas on how to get bike parking happening! ‘How do I get more and better bike parking in my neighbourhood?’ was the question asked … Continue reading Flexible Bike Parking Options in Auckland
Find out what 24,907 Lattes has to do with cycling to work
Auckland Transport provide information on Bike Parking: an excellent start! What other bike parking goodness are AKL bike users looking for?
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Your business can benefit from being cycle friendly. Find out how.