Parklets in Sacramento
The Sacramento City Council envisions a city where you can rent a bicycle from a vast bike-sharing network, park your ride in a bike corral, then settle into a curbside “parklet” for a cup of coffee.
Responding to calls from merchants and pedestrian and bicycle advocates, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to launch a network of bike corrals and begin a pilot program for mini-parks to be built in parking spaces near businesses. Council members also expressed encouragement for a regional bike-sharing program that has been touted by air quality officials.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/10/22/5844018/council-votes-launch-bike-corrals.html#storylink=cpy
Readers might remember the pop-up bike parking outside Cultura Cafe for the Bike Futures in Hobart. It would be great to see something similar become permanent in Tassie towns.