2012 Newhouse project #20121633 | school bike shelter
- Collect Info Completed
- Brainstorm Ideas Completed
- Develop Solutions Completed
- Final Design Completed
The majority of the answers from the general public that answered the survey questions were very different. About 53% of the people replied that they would use the bike shelter if Curie had one. Most of the people I asked were from Curie and some just bicycle fanatics. About 73% stated that they would feel comfortable leaving their bicycles at a bike shelter. Some were unsure because of the unwarranted security in such a space. One of the fifteen surveyors suggested that there should be supervisors or guards just there for safety. Most of the surveyors suggested that there should be showers, lockers, café, food court, a repair shop, and a gym. Entertainment should be provided if they are waiting on their bikes to be repaired. About 26% replied that bike shelter should serve the community. There were various answers to the amount of storage a bike shelter should have. Some suggested an immense number of 2000 and some as low as 30. I thought this was weird because sure, if you looked at the amount of population at our school and looked at the bike racks outside of Curie, you would notice that a small percentage actually use the bike racks. Maybe that’s what led them to believe that a bike shelter wouldn’t need much room. Many suggestions were very efficient to the purpose of finding how much the storage should charge. Some recommended that the storage should have a free month or so trial to see how secure it could be and the experience of it. Some recommended that they should provide a warranty, if the bikes were to be stolen. The recommended price range average for how much it should be daily is about 25 cents and monthly for 5 dollars.