Eco-cycle is an automated bike parking system

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Many urban cites don’t have enough street space for setting up proper bike storage infrastructure.  The problem of overcrowding and illegal parking can cause potential hazards for emergency situations and general pedestrian navigation. In Japan, an earthquake-resistant underground bike parking system has been developed by Giken to help resolve the issue, approaching the situation through their design concept, which is based on culture above ground, and function underground. (Pics)

 

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