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.
Team: Vertical Parking
Team membersLisa Nienaber, Rita Ferreira, Elena Sühling
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.
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 textvertical bike parking is the new way to park your bike and safe urban space
This mechanism can safe space with a simple technology.
Hopefully the mechanism can be implemented at any building with a free wall.
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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