There are currently 21 information boards but this will be expanded to 26 next year. They will direct cyclists to all 11 city council bike parks, the NRC said.
‘Utrecht is the fastest growing city in the Netherlands,’ said council spokeswoman Eefje Nienhuis. ‘It is becoming increasingly busy and the bikes are a clean method of transport that don’t take up too much room.’
Utrecht launched the bike park signage system last year. One bike park also points cyclists to the empty spaces within its walls and that system too will be expanded.
‘If you want to get people to use bikes, and to park them properly, you need to make it as easy as possible,’ Nienhuis said.
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