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Good Bike Parking – Fort Collins Colorado

Good Bike Parking – Fort Collins Colorado

A co-worker sent me this photo that she took during a trip out to Fort Collins Colorado this summer.  Kinda nifty on-street bike parking for the  brew pubs there, wouldn’t you say?  I managed to locate another photo of this same bike rack – I was curious about the sections of rack that the bikes […]

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The First Bike Station – A Visit to Long Beach California

The First Bike Station – A Visit to Long Beach California

On a recent trip to Long Beach California I stumbled across one of the first Bike Station facilities to open in the United States, and checked out the bike-friendly and public transportation-friendly downtown area of the city.

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Submit Your Nominations for Best Bike Parking in Chicago!

Submit Your Nominations for Best Bike Parking in Chicago!

Both Steve Vance (Grid Chicago, Steven Can Plan)  and I write about the good, the bad, and the ugly in terms of bike parking here in Chicago.  We’re going to kick off 2012 with a new tactic in our battle against meager bike parking options in this city. Instead of calling out the bad apples […]

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Give Thanks for Good Grocery Store Bike Parking!

Give Thanks for Good Grocery Store Bike Parking!

It’s Friday and that sometimes means it’s time for a new entry in the Bike Parking Hall of Shame.  It is Thanksgiving week though, so to follow the ‘giving thanks’ theme  I’m instead writing about a local grocery story with pretty good bike parking – Mariano’s Fresh Market in Lakeshore East. Mariano’s is a new player […]

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Green Parking Hall of Fame! Walgreens in Logan Square

Green Parking Hall of Fame! Walgreens in Logan Square

Often – though not recently, I use Fridays as the time to add an entry to my Bike Parking Hall of Shame.  Today, I’m posting on a variation on that theme – this time a Hall of Fame entry that includes decent bike parking AND electric car parking and recharging.  The Walgreens store  in Logan […]

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Bike Parking Awesomeness – Checking in on The Wicker Park Bike Corral

Bike Parking Awesomeness – Checking in on The Wicker Park Bike Corral

If you follow bike or transportation news in Chicago you know that back in July Chicago got its first on-street bike corral in Wicker Park. Right on Milwaukee Avenue, just south of the 6-corner intersection of Damen, North  and Milwaukee Avenues sits this orange metal beauty that even on a rainy Sunday afternoon was quite […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Aldi’s near Milwaukee & Pulaski

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Aldi’s near Milwaukee & Pulaski

Hello my seasonally-confused bike-riding friends! It’s a cool, stormy and un-summery Friday and that means it’s time for another entry in ye olde Bike Parking Hall of Shame. This week’s entry is another Aldi grocery store.  What does Aldi have against US grocery shoppers anyway?  If you read this post on a D.C.  blog about […]

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