New cycle parking scheme launched to help keep city moving

04 June 2020

Transport for West Midlands is launching a new cycle parking scheme to help keep the region moving during the COVID-19 recovery phase and beyond/

Cycle Parking for Organisations supported by Park That Bike aims to help organisations across the West Midlands by providing with free cycle parking. The scheme is aimed at encouraging more cycling and peopel to use their bikes to get around by offering to deliver free bike racks to up to 100 businesses, education centres, health establishments and community organisations.

How it works

  1. On application, an organisation will be able to choose the type of cycle parking they think will suit their needs best. Organisations can apply for up to four cycle stands free of charge: Conventional bike racks, heart-shaped stands, wall-mounted rails, PlantLocks (a combined planter and bike rack) and free-standing “toast-racks” are available to choose from
  2. The experts at Park That Bike will be on hand to support with the best location for the parking while ensuring it is delivered on private land
  3. Once that is approved, Park That Bike will send out the cycle parking
  4. Following which successful applicants will have 10 weeks to install the new parking.

The first round of applications is open now and there is a limited number of units available. For more information and to apply for the scheme, click here.