Archive for October, 2011

College Park Bike & Ride Under Construction

October 6th, 2011 No comments

Construction has begun for a Bike & Ride at College Park garage

This week, Metro’s contractor began constructing our first secure bicycle parking facility at the College Park garage.  In the spirit of our “Park & Ride” facilities for vehicles, this facility will be called a “Bike & Ride.”

Temporary fencing is up around the site now while a new concrete slab is poured.  Steel walls are being fabricated and will be installed over the coming weeks, along with new lighting, cameras,  doors, and of course bike racks.  We should be finished with construction this winter – unfortunately just as cold weather begins to discourage many cyclists, but the timing will allow us to work out any kinks before the spring.  As with any pilot project, this will be a learning process for us and you, so bear with us as we work through the logistics. Read more…

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