Friday, June 27, 2008

How to install your own bike rack in Philadelphia

  • If you want to install your own bike rack in Philadelphia, here's the "drill":
Decide on which kind of bike rack fits your needs and where you want it to be located. The Bike Coalition has prepared a Bike Rack Fact Sheet to help.
  • Apply for a bike rack permit from the Streets Department
  • Once you purchased your rack and obtained the permit, contact Neighborhood Bike Works , or John Dowlin at 215-990-7832 for help with installation. John also provides assistance in deciding on rack location and recommending types of racks. You can also hire any contractor to install a rack as long a they have the right kind of hammer drill.