Good News for Bikers, Bad News for Thiefs

transalt.org

Thanks to a NYC law that requires buildings with freight elevators to provide bike storage if a tenant asks, more and more commercial buildings have begun renovating unused storage areas to create indoor bike storage for the city’s ever growing two-wheeled population.

Most recently, a new bike storage room has been added to the ground floor of the Empire State Building, proving hundreds of spaces for bikers who would normally have no place to lock up in the rack-void that is midtown, and may also reduce car and cab traffic around the area if the trend catches on.

Now, if only we can get some more bike lanes…

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