Complete Streets Benefit the Whole Community

Complete Streets Benefit the Whole Community

In the 1990s, planning professionals began to shift their thinking when it comes to designing streets. Whereas traditional transportation planning was focused on making car travel safe and efficient, the ‘complete streets’ approach considers the needs of all travelers. Defining a Complete Street A complete street is one that provides safe passage for bicyclists, pedestrians,…

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Tips for Providing Short-Term Bike Parking

Vintage Bike U-Rack, Grand Rapids Public Library

APBP Guidelines Help when Designing Bike Parking Your organization has decided to provide bike parking to encourage healthy, active communities. Location, security, quantity, and design are a few of the considerations to take into account. Where to begin? Fortunately, the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) provides guidelines for anyone planning to purchase or…

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Digital Access Lockers: AK Bikebox Pilot Program

Digital Access Lockers: AK Bikebox Pilot Program

AK Bikebox is teaming up with CycleSafe to provide digital access bike lockers with a simple start-up business pilot program. Our on-demand lockers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are able to be managed remotely. AK Bikebox owners saw an entrepreneurship opportunity by utilizing our lockers; with full-time jobs they…

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Samsung Electronics Supports Employee Wellness and Social Responsibility through Cycling Incentives

ProPark Double-Tier Bike Lockers, Custom Color, at Samsung Electronics

The area surrounding Samsung’s San Jose, California location offers no shortage of major competition for recruiting top engineering and support talent, including companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google. All of these organizations work to attract said talent through various employee perks, such as free meals and extensive exercise facilities. In order to not only stay…

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Bike WallRacks at Wesleyan University

Bike Room with Bike Wall Racks at Wesleyan University

Prior to this academic year, Wesleyan University often had more students enrolled than on-campus housing could accommodate. In an effort to remedy this situation, the University implemented a master plan initiative in 2004 which included additional housing to encourage students to live on site. The new Fauver Halls, named for their location on the University’s…

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Agency Collaboration Selects Bicycle Lockers Over Bicycle Cages

Electronic Access Bike Locker

As communities continue to evolve, many organizations and cities are focused on identifying ways to support the movements of sustainability and alternative transportation. Currently, one of the most popular forms of alternative transportation is bicycling. Without a doubt, most everyone knows the benefits of cycling include a healthier lifestyle, fewer emissions, and lower stress levels,…

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