Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Bicycle Parking

DSNY Needs to Devise a Better Fix for NYC’s Abandoned Bike Problem

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Unusable, forgotten bikes are mainstays of the NYC streetscape, hogging bike parking for months and even years before they meet the Department of Sanitation’s standards for removal. DSNY has proposed a rule change to loosen its criteria, but advocates say it doesn’t go far enough to solve the city’s abandoned bike problem. Reports of abandoned bikes have increased 43 percent this year compared to 2015, […]

Eyes on the Street: The 78th Precinct Gets Its Bike Corral

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After a request from 78th Precinct commanding officer Captain Frank DiGiacomo, DOT has installed a four-rack bike corral in front of the precinct house on Bergen Street in Prospect Heights. N. Wayne Bailey, chair of the precinct’s community council, snapped photos of the new bike parking yesterday. The 78th Precinct has established a reputation for supporting livable […]