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Spacing and Siting standards

The devil, as always, is in the detail. Perfectly good racks that are poorly installed will simply not be well used. Racks that are too close to the wall, or which donít have enough room between them, will end up sitting empty while nearby railings, trees and light poles continue to be used by bicyclists.

The Denver, Portland, and Madison parking guides all provide detailed information on the precise location details of racks to ensure these problems donít occur.





bicycle parking
  1. planning to install bike parking
  2. finding a good location
  3. choosing the type of rack
  4. short-term parking
  5. long term parking
  6. spacing and siting standards
  7. covered parking
  8. signs
  9. amount of parking


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