Design new bike racks for Chicago

by studiomurmur | 11/02/2009

Studio Murmur is a product design firm based in Chicago. We currently seek to engage individuals, organizations and city /state transportation officials in launching a bike parking initiative to design the next generation of bicycle racks in Chicago. Similar efforts have been successful in Toronto and New York City and smaller initiatives are underway in other cities. Secure and easy-to-use parking for a wide range of bicycles is a non-trivial problem that is not sufficiently addressed by many current rack designs. If you are someone, or know someone, who can help, please contact us at Thanks!

Glad to see someone take

Glad to see someone take this on in Chicago! For anyone not familiar with NYC's bike rack competition, here's a picture of the winning design:

Hi, I have been meeting with

I have been meeting with bike teams about what bikers want in a bike rack. I have proposed to work with the 1st ward, but that may have just went south due to budgets etc. At any rate, I would like to see something with bike racks in Chicago happen. of course I want a more artistic, yet utilitarian rack. Maybe we could put our heads together?

Thanks crandell for the

Thanks crandell for the beautiful sharing. I have to buy it as soon as possible.