Bike Parking in Downtown Ann Arbor:
Location, Condition, and Future Demand

Simon van Leeuwen
M.U.P, Department of Urban Planning
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

This project is being performed in conjunction with the GetDowntown Program, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce and The City of Ann Arbor.

Project Objective - Create a web enabled Geographic Information System (GIS) with an embedded database to display information on bicycle parking within downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Below is the chronological development of this project

Mid-Term Presentation - March 4, 2003

Mid-Term Demo - March 4, 2003

Final Presentation - April 14, 2003

Presentation Meeting with Wendy and Brandt (includes three final deliverables on the project)- May 1, 2003
Main st. Corridor - a web enabled Geographic Information System (GIS) with an embedded database to display information on bicycle parking in the study-area Use/Non-Use Survey - A basic survey cataloging bicycles in the study-area parked at designated parking compared to bicycles at non-designated parking Current Data - A spreadsheet of the tabulated data for the Main St. Corridor

(These products mark the end of the UP507 portion of this project. I will continue working with the city and the chamber to catalog the remainder of the bicycle parking on the downtown Ann Arbor area.)

 

 

 

Regional Background Information

Streetscape Re-design for State Street corridor - Focus on Pedestrian and Bicycle Traffic - Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
Bike Parking on the University of Michigan Central Campus
Dr.Theodoros Natsinas and Dr. Jonathan Levine's paper Successful Bicycle Planning (for Ann Arbor)

General Background Information

Bicycle Parking Guidlines - Victoria Transportation Policy Institute