Sunday, June 1, 2014
Bike Rack or Sculpture or ?
When they were building the new yet-to-be-named City Hall Plaza I saw these red and black sculpture/rack type objects and thought nice bike racks. Also, thought hmmm, not many good spots to clamp a U-lock onto one. Then I saw they're placed in the walkway between the plaza and Riverfront Park. It seems like bikes locked to the objects would get in the way, so I decided they're not racks but sculptures instead. I've also seen bikes locked up to them, so maybe they are also meant to be bike racks or other people are confused by them also.
Nearby at the Post Street entrance to City Hall is one of these bike racks that are also in a couple other spots around town:
Then I was riding home along Summit Blvd where they're working on the new Centennial Trail extension section, and spied this: