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Cycle parking planning and design

Published: | Category: Walking & cycling , Planning, design, funding, building, maintenance of the transport network , Guidance for specialists | Audience: General

This guidance summarises best practice provision of parking and end-of-trip facilities for people who cycle. This augments advice in the Cycling Network Guidance.

Note that New Zealand does not have a cycle parking standard and the Australian Standard AS2890.3 Bicycle Parking Facilities has substantial gaps.

For additional information, readers are encouraged to refer to the Austroads research report Bicycle Parking Facilities: Guidelines for Design and Installation(external link).


The guidance was compiled by ViaStrada Limited, Abley Limited, and Bikes Welcome Incorporated, with peer review by the Active Modes Infrastructure Group.

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  • Published: May 2019