As is the case near train stations, the concentration of large numbers of parked bicycles is an awkward problem in many town centres. It is not easy to find sufficient space, nor to prevent hindrance to other visitors of the town centre. In general the aim is ...
Inspirations for bicycle parking: a refreshing look at bicycle parking in the Utrecht town centre
Godfried de Graaff - dolte stedenbouw e.a. , Gemeente Utrecht
Parking bicycles inside the Albert Heijn supermarket instead of in front. A red carpet marking the entrance to a bicycle parking facility. Or a car parking space transformed into a parking space for ten bicycles. Some of the many suggestions to be found in Inspiratieboek Fietsparkeren, by dolte stedenbouw as commissioned by Utrecht local authorities.
Status of bicycle parking in Dutch towns
Frank Borgman, Fietsersbond , Fietsersbond
Fietsersbond investigated in Fietsbalans among others the bicycle parking provisions in 43 towns. There proved to be a large shortage of bicycle stands in over a third of the various cycling destinations.
Everybody loves a freebee
Karin Broer , Fietsverkeer nr. 18
Short survey of a number of towns where guarded bicycle parking was made free of charge.
Evaluation bicycle parking Nijmegen: effects improved bicycle parking policy in town centre and station zone
Martijn te Lintelo, Gemeente Nijmegen
Evaluation by Nijmegen local authorities of the 2007 bicycle parking policy. The situation in the town centre is satisfactory; in the station area not yet.
Bicycle parking policies in town centres
A study into the choices for cyclists in town centres in favour of guarded, unguarded or stand-alone parking.