I came across a couple examples of unusual bike racks. The first (via Ed) is just a couple of pallets:
No-Cook Pallet Bike Rack, by lowtechatmo on Flickr
From the photographer:
Instant bike rack made from two pallets — no assembly needed. The pallets are not modified or secured, just leaned together. Seems stable . . . → Read More: Unusual Bike Racks
Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns (and one of my fellow bloggers at Streets.mn) reports on his recent trip to Memphis. He blogged about finding some DIY “Guerella Painting”.
Here’s a photo of a run down, overlooked, disconnected block here in Memphis. By the reports I received, a few years ago this place was . . . → Read More: DIY Bike Markings
I liked the recent article in US News:
Bike Sharing Systems Aren’t Trying to Peddle for Profit
The question of revenue hangs over any bike sharing program. “I’m not aware of a bike sharing system that covers all of its costs simply from user membership dues and whatever fees you pay for a trip,” says . . . → Read More: Bike Share Redistribution
I wrote a post back in November of 2010 about the RiverLake Greenway, the Twin Cities’ first serious attempt at constructing a bicycle boulevard. I was mostly pretty pleased with the bikeway, other than the diverter constructed at 11th Avenue. At the time, I called it “the only clear ‘miss’ along the corridor”.
Original . . . → Read More: RiverLake Greenway 11th Avenue Diverter Redesign