The Bikeep manufacturer with offices in Estonia and New York gave these bicycle parking facilities to the Ukraine’s capital. Such parking facilities have been already constructed in Budapest, Minsk, and the Estonian city of Parnu and now in Kyiv. The Kyiv Association of cyclists reports this.
The authorities decided to install the parking places on Arsenal square. Now cyclists can take the subway for longer trips around the city, leaving the two-wheeled friend in the area. Parking is automatic and completely free. You can use it with the help of your mobile phone in three steps:
- Dial the number on the parking place on your mobile phone and make a call. After that it will automatically open one of the locks with the flashing light bulbs built into every bike-stand.
- Park your bike, fixing frame and wheel.
- The lock can be opened only be a phone call from the same mobile number from which the bicycle was locked.