Vertical Parking

Vertical Parking

Our challenge, your solutions

A new solution to the shortage of parking lots for bicycles

In many urban areas, esspecially in central and northern Europe parking your bike can be challanging. There is not enough space dedicated to this issue. So many people are affraid their bike might get stolen and they decide not to use the bike to get around.

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Team: Vertical Parking

Team members

Lisa Nienaber, Rita Ferreira, Elena Sühling

Contact details

Elena.Suehling@t-online.de

Solution description

The solution ist to use the fassades of buildings to store bycicles. A new mechanism is supposed to be added to excisting walls of buildings, that can store the bike in a proper and safe way. 

Solution target group

The target group are mainly office buildings, schools and universites. 

Solution impact

Through this technology you don't have to worry your bike might get stolen anymore. At the same time it is possible to safe urban space. 

If there are a lot of bikes in the parking lot, it looks like a peace of art. Since it is visibal how many bikes there are , for example it would be possible to implement a Competition as incentive for riding in a company.

Solution tweet text

vertical bike parking is the new way to park your bike and safe urban space

Solution innovativeness

This mechanism can safe space with a simple technology.

Solution transferability

Hopefully the mechanism can be implemented at any building with a free wall.

Solution sustainability

Once the mechanism is implementet, it will be there permanently and can be used for a longer period of time.

Solution team work

The team work was really nice. We used a shared screen to collect ideas.

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DigiEduHack 2021 partners & supporters

DigiEduHack is an EIT initiative under the European Commission's Digital Education Action Plan, led by EIT Climate-KIC and coordinated by Aalto University. This year the main stage event is hosted by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in cooperation with the International Research Center on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) under the auspices of UNESCO.

EIT Climate-Kic

Aalto University

European commission

Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

International Research Center on Artificial Intelligence

EIT Community: Human Capital