Bicycle parking at CTICC – aren’t empty bike racks enough to get the message across?

Cape Town Convention Centre has a reputation for being ‘green’, committed to sustainability, etc etc… But what about either safe, secure, decent bicycle parking, or allow people to take their folding bicycles into the Centre with them (yes, the CTICC security even deny folding bikes acccess). Why would cyclists need to lock their bicycles to the railings if the parking racks were adequate or useful…

People who care about their bicycles don’t leave them out there to be stolen or vandalised, if they can possibly help it. Yes, we’ve all seen the pics of rows and rows of bike parking in Europe, but that’s over there… And not only that, but we like bike racks where you can lock both tyres and frame, AND know that your bike isn’t going to fall over and trash the rims.
And people who care about sustainability should know these things…

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  1. The city is to blame. Never geting things done and this is so important to the enviroment and our welbeing.

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