[Carfreeliving] Union Square Garage
andrew at sulli.org
Fri Apr 1 16:22:42 MST 2005
Also make sure to tell *merchants* that you came by bike. The Union
Square Merchants Association seems to think that all its customers come
by car, which is of course incorrect.
On Apr 1, 2005, at 15:08, Bert Hill wrote:
> Pass the word around - The Union Square bicycle racks are finally
> installed and functional - well, sort of. When I was there yesterday,
> the biggest SUV I have ever seen was parked 3 inches the racks,
> preventing anyone from actually using them. When pointed out, I was
> assured by the manager that they would take actions to prevent cars
> parking in that area in the future.
> It is very important that we start using this facility without a lot
> of publicity, other than passing the word on to all your friends in
> the bicycle community. It is important that this be a fait accompli.
> We'll try to get some pictures showing use as the word gets around.
> The racks are located on the east wall of the main floor, within sight
> of the pay area. The racks are inverted "U"; I would recommed using
> two U-locks if you have an expensive bike until the reputation for
> security is established, and the security personal actually watch the
> Ask your suburban friends to bring their bikes in for shopping, and
> use the facility often. Make a point of telling the staff how much
> you like it.
> Bert Hill
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