District plans are like the rule book for private developers and council planning officers. By getting end of trip facilities like bike parking in district plans, you can help ensure that people who cycle will be encouraged by great bike parking for customers and employees, as well as showers and lockers for employees who run or cycle to or during work. Here’s some help on what to ask for and how to ask for it.
What is so great about biking? What are the benefits of biking and of BikesWelcome to health, environment, community, recreation, economy, and councils?
Bike parking can be beautiful, colourful, a brand statement, a novel concept, a conversation point, a bill-board for cycling, multi-functional and exciting. So why be boring?
Bike customers live locally, they bike locally and they are much more likely to shop locally. They shop more often, for longer and they leave parking free for customers in cars. Sustainable transport users account for 40% of spend in shopping areas.