Bike Racks in Charlottetown: Where?

I’ve got my City Councillor, Kim Devine breathing down my back (hey, isn’t it supposed to be the other way around?) about locations for bike racks in downtown Charlottetown. Apparently the city works department has four brand new single “circle and post” racks waiting for new homes, and Kim needs suggestions for places. Any ideas?

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Peter Rukavina's picture
Peter Rukavina on June 21, 2005 - 18:11

By coincidence, Daniel posts a photo from Toronto that shows the design of the bike racks.

Nathan's picture
Nathan on June 21, 2005 - 19:10

A city I previously lived in converted parking meter posts into circle-on-post bike racks when they switched to kiosk based parking meters.

Cuidhil-meaban's picture
Cuidhil-meaban on June 22, 2005 - 02:19

What do they need new bike racks for? Isn’t there enough wheelchair ramps to chain the bike to? Oh ya! There isn’t enough of those either…

Maybe they could hire some artists to build some of those too? :)

Cuidhil-meaban

Charles's picture
Charles on June 22, 2005 - 06:55

Kent Street would be a good location. There always seems to be bikes in front of the coffee shops.

Dave's picture
Dave on June 22, 2005 - 16:32

I would think effective placement would involve; somewhere right near Province House, at least one (possibly two) on the ends of the waterfront, one on the outskirts of Victoria Park near the Sullivan Building and one in the a couple of the town squares.

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