Cincinnati Has 1,000 New Bike Racks and 5 New Repair Stations, Thanks to Donation

October 01, 2020 1:25 PM | Anonymous

Source: CityBeat

The Devou Good Foundation — which "partners with local nonprofits to assess the unique needs of communities within Greater Cincinnati" — has donated 1,000 new bike racks and five bike repair stations to the City of Cincinnati to help encourage cycling by providing more parking and DIY repairs. 

"Until now, cyclists have gotten used to locking their bikes up to whatever they can find,” said Wade Johnston, director of Tri-State Trails cycling and trails advocacy group. “Thanks to the Devou Good Foundation, our region is setting a new standard that you can expect to find secure bike parking at your destination in the urban core."

The Devou Foundation is committed to making sure the public has the access and infrastructure to use biking as a means of both transportation and recreation. They have previously donated 600 bike racks to Covington and Newport and placed two bike repair stations in Northern Kentucky — one at the Covington Branch of the Kenton County Public Library and one at the Purple People Bridge.

If you want to request a bike rack in your neighborhood, complete a survey at cincinnati-oh.gov/bikes/contact-us/request-bike-parking/.


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