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Bicycle Parking Legislation. Noor Ismail, AICP, Director of City Planning Joy Abbott, Assistant Director, Strategic Planning Division Corey Layman, Senior Planner Stephen Patchan, Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator. Bicycle Parking Legislation Overview . Requirement

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Bicycle Parking

Legislation

Noor Ismail, AICP, Director of City Planning

Joy Abbott, Assistant Director, Strategic Planning Division

Corey Layman, Senior Planner

Stephen Patchan, Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator


Bicycle parking legislation overview
Bicycle Parking Legislation Overview

Requirement

Requires the provision of bicycling parking in commercial, multi-unit residential, and parking structure uses.

Requirement applicable based on square footage and type of use, after minimum threshold.

Incentive

Allows reduction in number of required automobile parking spaces when bicycle parking is provided.

Is applicable with and without bicycle parking requirement.


914 02 a off street parking schedule
914.02.A – Off-Street Parking Schedule

  • Small amendment meant to clarify between vehicle parking requirements and bicycle parking requirements.


914 04 parking reduction areas
914.04 Parking Reduction Areas

Small Amendment meant to disallow the parking reduction areas meant for vehicle parking for use with bicycle parking requirements

  • EXAMPLE: Downtown is 100% reduction for vehicle parking, but no reduction for bicycle parking

  • These provisions work well together, improving multi-modal transportation to the central business district, thus reducing the demand for automotive parking


Types of bicycle parking
Types of Bicycle Parking

Protected Bicycle Parking Spaces

Protect the entire bike

Examples include bike lockers, check-in facilities and personal storage


Types of bicycle parking1
Types of Bicycle Parking

Unprotected Bicycle Parking Spaces

Bike racks

Locks wheel and frame to rack


914 05 b locations facilities
914.05.B – Locations & Facilities

Safety/Convenience/Equity

Racks shall be strategically placed to ensure that are used to their greatest potential. Thus Racks shall be:

Located in high foot traffic, well lit and clearly visible areas.

Located to provide convenient access to building.

Covered or protected when auto parking provides cover.


914 05 c layout of spaces
914.05.C – Layout of Spaces

Proposed legislation will provide Rack locations that:

Ensure convenient bicycle access

Provide ADA access

Continue pedestrian circulation


914 05 d bicycle parking requirement
914.05.D - Bicycle Parking Requirement

Parking Requirement for new development,

expansion, and change of use

Requires the provision of bicycle parking in commercial, multi-unit residential, and commercial parking uses

Requirement applicable based on square footage and type of use, after minimum threshold

Not prohibitive


914 05 e bicycle parking incentive
914.05.E - Bicycle Parking Incentive

Incentive for developers to provide Bike Parking

Allows reduction in number of required automobile parking spaces when bicycle parking is provided

One-for-one swap

Reduction cannot exceed 30% of automobile parking requirement

Can be used in conjunction with requirement

Certain residential and vehicle-oriented commercial uses are excluded from incentive


Case study 1 downtown office building
Case Study 1 – Downtown Office Building

PNC Firstside Center

  • 647,000 sq ft

  • 5-story

  • Office use

  • 1,800 Employees

  • Constructed in 2000

  • Golden Triangle District

  • Bicycle Amenities

    • 28 Unprotected Spaces

    • Shower & Changing Facilities

New Legislation

Requirement: 65 Protected or Unprotected Spaces (3.6% of employees)

Incentive: Not Available – No Parking Requirement Downtown


Case study 2 apartment building
Case Study 2 – Apartment Building

East Liberty Place

  • 75,000 sq ft

  • 4-story

  • 11,000 sq ft of Commercial Space

  • 54 Dwelling Units

  • Planned Unit District

  • Auto Parking:

    • 71 Parking Stalls Required

  • Bicycle Amenities:

    • 54 Protected Spaces in Resident Storage Units

    • 15 Unprotected Spaces

New Legislation

Requirement: 19 Bike Parking Spaces Required, with a minimum of 11 required to be Protected (storage facilities, lockers, util. closets, etc.)

Incentive: Developer has the option to provide up to 21 fewer parking stalls


Case study 3 public destination
Case Study 3 – Public Destination

Carnegie Library, Allegheny Branch

  • 15,000 sq ft

  • 1-story

  • Auto Parking:

    • 16 Parking Stalls Required

    • Variance Granted for 7 Parking Stalls

  • Bicycle Amenities:

    • Staff Shower

    • 12 Unprotected Spaces using 6 “Three Rivers” racks

New Legislation

Requirement: 1 Bike Parking Space Required

Incentive: Developer has the option to provide up to 5 fewer parking stalls


Thank You

City Planning - Bicycle Parking

Fourth Floor, 200 Ross Street


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