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- December 2nd, 2016 Meeting
December 2nd, 2016 Meeting
Posted by Joshua Feldman on December 2, 2016
Meeting Minutes 12-02-16
- Lily Wilcox proposes new recommendation to build bike parking cages in new parking decks. Proposal was submitted to iCap Working Group
o Will faculty really use this? Most faculty drive to campus; will they use bikes to get from building to building?
o Price is $100 per semester per bike. Price seems too high, and we’re not sure it is worth it for a cheap bike. Also, we are not sure if students would be willing to pay that much. We must look at what pricing options we can come up with.
o Overall, proposal was very well received by team.
o Other universities, such as the University of Wisconsin, have similar bike parking and Lily says they are happy with it.
o A survey showed that there is some student interest in $25 permit student pricing.
o This would help the problem of abandoned bikes on campus.
- Other Comments:
o This proposal would focus on new parking decks being built, but it would also be possible to retrofit old ones.
o Having shower rooms in the new parking decks would help so people do not have to be sweaty after riding their bike.
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