Mississauga residents are telling us they need extra secure, safe, and accessible bike parking racks, and we’re listening. We have made it simple to request new racks and enhance the quantity and placement of motorcycle racks throughout the town.
By means of the town’s bike parking program, residents can simply request new areas for bike racks or report a broken bike rack in want of substitute or restore. This system helps cyclists belief that dependable bike parking might be accessible at their favourite Mississauga locations. It additionally helps in growing the variety of bike journeys taken by residents and guests.
Bike parking performs an vital position in making a related, handy and comfy biking community in Mississauga.
The knowledge gained by this system will assist the town develop its personal bike parking stock and higher perceive the life cycle of motorcycle racks. Round 55 new put up and ring type bike parking racks might be put in this 12 months alone.
Residents can request new bike racks at areas the place property is owned by the town and is on public property. This consists of public areas reminiscent of road rights (reminiscent of sidewalks, boulevards), metropolis parks and city-owned buildings (reminiscent of libraries, group facilities), MiWay Transit Terminal, and Mississauga Celebration Sq..
submit a request
Requests for brand new bike racks and a broken bike rack might be reported by calling 311, submitting a web-based request kind, or utilizing the Pingstreet app.
To make use of the Pingstreet app, choose Report a Downside from the homepage. Then choose Bike Parking Injury or New Bike Parking Request from the drop-down menu. Residents might be requested to supply the situation the place they wish to set up new bike parking or the place there may be broken bike parking. For broken bike racks, they may also be requested to supply a quick description of the injury or submit images of the injury.
As soon as requested, the Metropolis will examine the situation and/or the broken bike rack. On a city-wide precedence foundation and relying on the place funding is allowed, the town will restore or exchange the broken bike rack.
Earlier than putting in a brand new bike rack, the town will think about:
- Requested location and surrounding space
- location and entry
- Current bike parking and biking infrastructure
This program permits the town to actively set up bike parking in areas the place there is no such thing as a bike parking or not sufficient bike parking and exchange racks that not meet metropolis requirements. The knowledge may also be vital as the town develops its bike parking map, which residents and guests will have the ability to use to find bike parking in Mississauga and higher plan their cycle routes and metropolis excursions.
Be taught extra at mississaugabikes.ca/bicycleparking.
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