The growth of bike use for transportation and tourism has increased significantly in the past decade and as a result, deliberate attention to bike parking is needed now more than ever. Bike storage facilities have become an integral part of new developments (including trails and overall infrastructure) and are touted as a premium asset in commercial and residential properties that connect people with places. This session provides a fundamental approach to comprehensive bike parking standards, from selecting the right equipment to adequately preparing the space. The Bike Parking Standards and Installation session provides the expertise to improve indoor and outdoor bike storage to meet the needs of communities and users alike.
Lou Fineberg is Dero’s National Advocacy Accounts Manager. He supports bike advocacy organizations nationwide providing them with technical training to help them provide bike parking expertise in their communities. Fineberg developed Playcore’s Bike Parking Standards and Installations AIA CES course. He was a founder of Bike Pittsburgh and helped lead the organization in multiple roles for a decade. As Bike Pittsburgh’s Business Program Director, he worked with companies like Google, Alcoa, and BNY Mellon. Fineberg helped bring attention to Pittsburgh’s cumbersome bike parking regulations that have since been modernized and expanded. He has authored two books – Three Rivers on Two Wheels and Urban Biking Companion – to help bicyclists safely navigate his hometown of Pittsburgh.