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Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
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I work near Union Station and commute with my old steel frame bike and do not have a safe indoor place to park my bicycle. I am interested to see if there are other bicycle commuters out there who…Continue

Tags: Parking, Bicycle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Peterson Dec 15.

 

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Travis Kluska replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"I would love to see a a pop up bike valet in the interim until something more permanent is established. "
Thursday
Eric Peterson replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"Thanks! I posted there as well. I also see interest in Merchandise Mart, which is about one mile from Union Station, and also from McDonalds Cycle Center. Wouldn't it be great if we could have this triad of options?  Considering all the…"
Dec 15
Travis Kluska replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"In another conversation I heard someone say there is demand for it around merchandise mart."
Dec 15
Travis Kluska replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"Union Station. Safe indoor bicycle parking, showers and lockers please."
Dec 15
Travis Kluska replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"The McDonalds Cycle Center just posted this conversation on Chainlink (http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/new-cycle-center-location) saying they get requests every day to open up new locations in the city and are taking requests for…"
Dec 15
Eric Peterson replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"I would be interested in working with others to find a solution. Seems there might be some undeveloped available building space somewhere on Canal, including possibly in Union Station. How cool would that be. I can see that there is closed off space…"
Dec 12
Jane replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"I think we are talking about the same rack. Its always full, and as you say, there is room for many more bikes there. It seems safe enough, although its not secure as in limited access."
Dec 12
Bob Kastigar replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"The entrance ramp just north of Jackson has the bike rack for a few bikes, but many more bikes could be accommodated.  Pre-9/11 there was a lot of car traffic down there for drop-off and pickup but not any more since the ramp is blocked…"
Dec 12
Jane replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"There is a rack inside the station but it only take about a dozen bikes. There seems to be space to add more racks though, is that an option?"
Dec 12
Travis Kluska replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"Also, I have been conversing with Reps from Active Transportation Alliance and they shared this bicycle parking guide from NYC which is useful. An established parking lot starting a bicycle valet in some of their spots seems like it could be a part…"
Dec 12
Travis Kluska replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"Eric, Would you be interested in starting a petition drive and get people to sign up and getting your bicycle parking neighbors to sign? I think the ideal solution is a Cycle Center and if enough demand for it is shown then…"
Dec 12
Travis Kluska replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"My building sits above an entryway to Union Station so parking my bicycle down there would be a bit like trying to find the basement to the Alamo. I have talked to management at my building and they do not seem keen to assist with finding a bicycle…"
Dec 12
Eric Peterson replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"I would love to see a Millenium Park type facility near Union Station as I work at Wacker and Adams.  Unfortunately the owners of my building are unenlightened as to the benefits of providing indoor bike parking, and I have no firm to use as a…"
Dec 11
Duppie replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"The 500 block of Adams has Kent college(?). The bike racks are always overflowing"
Dec 11
Anne Alt replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"I saw this happen in another office building where I worked several years ago. If tenants demand secure bike parking, property managers often find a way to provide it. To anyone who's not the person in charge at their job, it's…"
Dec 11
payton replied to Travis Kluska's discussion Who is interested in indoor secure bicycle parking at and around Union Station?
"Long-term plans do include a bike station as part of an intermodal center (read: bus terminal) on what's now the parking lot just south of Union Station. However, this won't be built for a while, and in the meantime a very large bus stop…"
Dec 11

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