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.

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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.

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  • Alan Whykes
    commented 2013-11-01 19:37:38 +1100
    Looks great, inviting, user-friendy, relaxing. A lovely urban space.