J. David Goodman reports on the challenges of the new legislation forcing building owners and managers to allow bikes into buildings in New York City, where bicycle use is growing but secure parking in short supply. The original story on the proposal follows while the link takes you to the latest news.
City Prepares for Law Allowing Bikes in Buildings - City Room Blog - NYTimes.com
Last month New York City unveiled plans to convert numbers of parking meters into bicycle racks, attaching hoops to the old posts to give cyclists another option for parking in the Big Apple.
CycleSafe, a leading manufacturer of bicycle lockers in the U.S. has introduced a new product line of off-the-shelf shelters for weather protecting bicycle parking installations. The new shelters are not elaborate but look to be adequate for weather protection at short-term bike parking installations.
Two new exhibitions at New London Architecture will launch a free online design resource, Bikeoff.org, featuring over a hundred case studies of cycling facilities and schemes from around the world, aimed at helping architects to "get smart quick" about bike theft and to design secure cycling infrastructure for our cities.
Parking in the City of Minneapolis may soon get more difficult for motorists, but easier for bicyclists.
A proposed amendment to parking regulations, proposed to the City Council this month, will allow future developments to provide fewer off-street parking spaces than they currently do. The amendment also seeks to increase bicycle parking in the city.