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Canada's first car bike port bicycle parking comes to Kamloops

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May 25, 2017 - 11:02 AM

Kamloops, BC – This week, the first two car bike ports in Canada were installed in Kamloops - one on the south shore of the city (300 block of Lansdowne Street) and one on the north shore (400 block of Tranquille Road).

The car bike port is an innovative bicycle parking solution that fits into a standard car parking space. It's unique, eye catching design sends out a clear message that bicycles are more space efficient than cars. One car parking space can park up to ten bicycles.

"Cycling is an excellent way to get around the city and connect locally,” said Elnaz Ansari, City of Kamloops Traffic and Transportation Engineer. “We’re anticipating that the car bike ports will be well utilized, especially during this year's Bike To Work Week, which runs from May 29 to June 2. Hopefully the car bike port bicycle parking will help encourage people to consider cycling over driving whenever possible.”

The City purchased the two car bike ports through a grant from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development's Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program. The car bike ports are portable and may be installed at different locations throughout the city each spring.

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