NYC and Cooper-Hewitt Announce Bike Parking Design Competition

This week, the New York City Department of Transportation and
Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum announced a new international design competition for bike parking in New York City. The competition seeks to develop “attractive, functional, well-designed sidewalk racks and to generate new concepts for bicycle parking inside commercial and residential buildings.” More than $50,000 in honoraria to develop prototype bike racks and $15,000 in prizes will be awarded to the top designs. Part of the city’s ambitious PlaNYC 2030 transportation initiatives is to promote more biking as a way to alleviate motor vehicle traffic. Visit the CityRacks blog to enter the competition here.

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