New bicycle parking have been available at all DART light rail stations for roughly two months now. Below is directly from DART’s website (http://dart.org/riding/bike.asp) and provides details about the new pods including how many are at each station and some contact information.
Please provide feedback on this new parking for bicycles in the comment section below.
New Bike Lids To Replace Bike Lockers In Calendar Year 2011
DART has received a federal grant to replace aged and worn bike lockers with a new environmentally friendly state of the art bike lids.
The 142 new bike lids meet homeland security requirements, are homeless and vandal resistant, and do not overheat and melt plastic bike components.
Use of the new bike lids will be on a first come, first served bases. Cyclists will be required to provide their own padlock used to secure the bike lid. DART may add additional bike lids at a later date where demand exceeds supply. Please keep in-mind that overnight bicycle storage and/or locking of unused lids will not be allowed.
Bike Lid Installations as of July 2011:
DART is in the process of removing damaged bike lockers now. All bicycles stored in damaged lockers that are removed will be logged into DART’s lost-and-found. At a future date DART will notify cyclists that all bicycles stored in undamaged lockers will need to be removed in preparation for this project.
Because of these changes,
DART IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS OR MAINTAINING WAITING LISTS FOR BIKE LOCKERS RENTALS.
For further information about DART’s existing bike lockers or new bike lids, please contact John Quinn, Project Manager, at 214-749-2845.