Update Bike Parking Guidelines From APBP

short_guide_webThe good folks at the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, with engineering, consulting and planning at its core, have updated their guidelines on how to provide usable bike parking facilities.

APBP prepared Essentials of Bike Parking for people planning to purchase or install bike parking fixtures on a limited scale. It is a brief overview of APBP’s comprehensive Bicycle Parking Guidelines handbook. This 12-page guide covers the following topics:
• Site planning for short- and long-term parking
• Installation
• Bicycle rack selection–including performance criteria, rack styles, and materials and coatings
• Placement and spacing

Within APBP’s guidelines, the guide is embedded below. essentialsofbikeparking2015

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.