Streetfilms: Bike-Thru Banking in Boulder

Here’s another Streetfilm from Clarence Eckerson’s trip to Boulder, Colorado, where Pueblo Bank & Trust "has been providing bicycle customers a bike
drive-thru window for some time now, complete with a bike rack and H2O
for thirsty travelers!"

Although this is the first bank I’ve heard about, in Portland, Oregon there are a number of cafes and restaurants that have been providing bicycle customers with window services. It only seems civilized, right?

Right?

  • JK

    This is an awfully thin coat of greenwashing. It’s surely not enough to redeem the bad urban design and anti-pedestrian mindset inherent in “drive-through” anything. Much better, move the bank storefront to the sidewalk to create a pedestrian friendly experience, move the curb cut to the side street and the parking to the back, shrink the parking, get rid of the drive through. Best, have no parking and either in-fill the parking or convert it to green space.

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