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Bicycle Parking in Dense Housing Areas

Fahrradparken im Wohngebiet

The provision of secure, well located bicycle parking at the place of residence is essential if people are to be encouraged to use a bicycle as a means of transport. The inconvenience of carrying the bicycle from the basement or the flat onto the street might put people off cycling and prompt them to use the car or bus instead. In a survey conducted by the Vienna-based research project ‘Meine Fahrradgarage’ (‘My Bicycle Garage’), 25 % of the interviewees said that the lack of adequate cycleparking facilities would prevent them from using their bicycle (more frequently).

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1. March 2012
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