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January 24, 2019

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BMW

I’m no longer surprised at what passes for “design” that city y’all approves.

In that same Safeway parking lot, under the awning, are laughably poorly placed bike parking racks. They’re too close to the wall and the railing and impossible to get to. Check it out:
https://goo.gl/maps/CPjUCjq1ZLy

Focus is on following minimums and checking a box. Never mind that it doesn’t make sense. It looks good on a 2D piece of paper so it must be on. It’s design by paper, but not common sense or from a user perspective. How many car spaces? Oh we have 200, don’t worry that half of it is not accessible or usable by regular vehicles. Bike parking? We have 8 (but only 4 are really usable, but hey 8)

 It Don't Come Easy

If a SUV parks in a compact space then they accept by their action, all dings, dents, and nasty notes which will undoubtedly follow!

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