今年我們為香港旅發局單車節帶來 Cityplus x Program Contractors x Poly U 設計系學生 Aslan 聯手設計及製作的字母單車泊架 - LOVE BIKE HONG KONG, 因這款單車架外型特別, 香港少見, 而且信息鮮明, 活動當日非常受大小朋友歡迎, 單車架變成大會 Backdrop, 甚至遊客都走過黎影相留念 ! 其實香港既單車停泊設施可以做得更好, 單車泊架並不是一條鐵噤簡單, 希望單車團體、政府、地產發展商、物業管理公司、學校可以為住戶市民學生提供更多單車泊位及安全可靠既單車泊架, 令香港成為一個單車友善既城市。
It was 3am when Helen Chen called it a night after hanging out with friends in downtown Taipei. The buses and trains had stopped running and Chen doesn’t own a car. Unperturbed, the 34-year-old strolled to a bike-share docking station two blocks away, grabbed a bike with a quick tap of her EasyCard (stored-value smartcard) on the automated kiosk, and pedalled the 5km distance home. She reached home safe and sound in barely 30 minutes and the bike rental cost her NTD10 (RM1.23).
“I ride YouBike (the bike-share’s name) everywhere. It’s convenient and cheap,” says Chen, a Taipei-based product designer who grew up in Sydney. Chen echoes the sentiments of over four million registered users of YouBike in Taipei today.
Launched in 2009 with a modest 11 stations and 500 bikes, YouBike now has 214 stations with 7,000 bicycles, strategically placed next to MRT stations, bus stops and tourist attr...