Innovations in Bike Parking Encourage More Cyclists

ProPark Bike Locker, Santa Fe Rail Station

More people on bikes is a good thing, right? Well, bike advocates know that certain key pieces are particularly effective in encouraging more people to take up cycling. In addition to educational programs for cyclists and drivers alike and installing more bike lanes, secure bicycle parking is an important element to offer the cyclist peace…

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CycleSafe Supplies Bike Racks for First BRT Line in Michigan

Bike U-Rack with Crossbar, Stainless Steel, Transit Stop

A quality transportation system is a vital component to building a vibrant and successful community. Investment in mass transit becomes even more important for cities as more people are living and working in urban areas. For mid-sized cities like Grand Rapids, MI, developing a well connected and highly used bus system is key to a…

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Cycling Toward Sustainability

CycleSafe ProPark Bike Locker with Display Panel, Toronto, CA

Since its founding in 1980 as a response to the energy crisis of the 70s, CycleSafe has led the way towards sustainable communities promoting active transportation. A leader in promoting green business practices and re-thinking urban transportation systems, the company encourages cycling as an alternative or additional mode of transportation. “Bicycling as a form of…

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Progress for Alternative Transportation Continues in New Mexico

ProPark Bike Locker, New Mexico Rail

New Mexico—Rio Metro Regional Transit has installed CycleSafe Bicycle Lockers at Rail Runner Express stations connecting communities from Santa Fe to Albuquerque/Belen. A collaborative effort between NMDOT and the Mid Regional Council of Governments has included counties, towns, Native American tribes and Pueblos to promote alternative transportation along this 101 mile corridor to become more…

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Secure Bike Lockers Contribute to Baltimore’s “Smart Growth” Initiatives

Baltimore Region Rail System Plan Map

When Governor Parris Glendening set out to double the Baltimore region’s transit ridership by 2020, the Mass Transit Administration developed a Baltimore Region Rail System Plan in order to realize that goal. The plan called for 63 miles of new rail lines and 70 new stations, more than doubling the region’s rail system to 106…

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Bike Lockers Help Promote Alternative Transportation in St. Paul, Minnesota

In 1985, when St. Paul, Minnesota first decided to improve its transit system and promote the use of alternative transportation, its Metro Commuter Services installed 55 CycleSafe bike lockers at several park-and-ride lots. These lockers, with storage bins, keep bikes and cyclists’ gear safe, secure, and protected from inclement weather. As reported in American City…

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