Street Parking For Bicycles

Gradually more and more street parking for bicycles is being created simply by removing one parking spot previously dedicated for a car or truck.

These spots are usually in the heart of a mixed-use commercial, residential and retail section where there are lots a places person ( who happens to be on a bike ) would want to go.

The photo above shows a spot in Portland, Oregon right off of Burnside Street near to great restaurants, boutique hotels, and regular stores and apartments.

And then there's this article about efforts in Seattle to combine practicalness with a little art in this rack See other bike racks we like and a cool video too.