Is bike parking the 'canary in the mine' when it comes to gauging how our local authorities view bike use: whether they see cycling as sport and recreation or a transport mode for everyday activities? Are we missing an opportunity to change behaviour and realise the benefits?
What is so great about biking? What are the benefits of biking and of BikesWelcome to health, environment, community, recreation, economy, and councils?
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