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Pittsburgh Gets Its First Bike Corral

A bike corral takes the place of a typical streetside car parking space, allowing 6 to 12 bikes to be secured. Yesterday Pittsburgh got its first one, and it couldn’t be in a more appropriate place—right in front of OTB Bicycle Café. A dedication, presided over by the mayor, will be held on May 15th at noon (click here for more info).

A second corral is schedule to be installed across town, as well.

Photo courtesy of BikePGH.

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2 Comments

  1. scottMay 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    I hate the south side, but I love Over the Bar. Figures they would be the first in the city to do this.

  2. Pittsburgh Art Commission Approves Bike Corral Design « Urban VeloJuly 19, 2012 at 12:07 am

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