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Eyes on the Street: Instant Bike Parking in Key West, Florida [Updated]

On-street bike parking being installed in Key West, Florida. Photo: Brad Aaron
On-street bike parking being installed in Key West, Florida. Photo: Brad Aaron

Update: As of April 2015 this bike corral had been removed and replaced by a car parking spot.

Brad Aaron, back down in Key West for spring break, files this update from South Florida's bike-friendly isle.

Spotted these guys installing a bike corral just off Duval Street, Key West's main drag, on Monday afternoon. Parts of historic Old Town, at least, have recently been converted to muni-meter parking, but from what I could tell this facility was taking the place of a metered spot.

See the finished product, already getting use as of Tuesday, below.

The same bike corral in use, just a day later. Photo: Brad Aaron
The same bike corral in use, moments later.

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