Commonwealth Games cycle racks find new homes - The Leamington Observer

Commonwealth Games cycle racks find new homes

CYCLE parking racks used at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games venues during the summer have been handed out to community groups, local authorities, and businesses.

They include a total of ten given to Warwick District Council and Warwickshire County Council, together with South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and the school Bicycle Bus which operates in Warwick Gates.

Transport for West Midlands, which is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority, bought and set up 100 bike racks and cycle storage facilities at 13 venues creating more than 25,000 cycle parking spaces for Birmingham 2022.

Leamington played host to the bowls competitions at Victoria Park, while Warwick provided the start and finish for the road race cycling.




Adam Tranter, West Midlands cycling and walking commissioner, said: “TfWM colleagues did a brilliant job of keeping the region moving during the Commonwealth Games.

“New pop-up cycle parking helped people get to venues actively and sustainably. I’m delighted the infrastructure has now been repurposed and donated for the good of local communities so they can also reap the benefits of active travel.”


 

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