Thursday, 20 March 2008

It’s not rocket science

It's a fact: bicycles are longer than cycle stands. That's why space is provided at both ends (below).

That's why planners supply templates like this:

Sheffield stands: it’s not rocket science.

Adequate space should be provided at either end of the stand to enable cycles to be easily removed. (Desirable minimum 500mm).

And here are the stands at Queens Road station, Walthamstow (below).

Another triumph for local planning!