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New Bike Lockers for Rent at Othello, Rainier Beach & Columbia City Light Rail Stations

Seattle Bike Blog:

Amid concern about bicycle security at some Link stations, Sound Transit has installed bike lockers at Columbia City, Othello and Rainier Beach stations. There were at least six reported bike thefts at Columbia City station last year, according to ST.

Bike lockers can be rented for a $50 fee, plus a $50 refundable deposit. They have room for a bicycle and related bike items, but you are not allowed to use them for non-bike purposes. Read more.

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3 comments on “New Bike Lockers for Rent at Othello, Rainier Beach & Columbia City Light Rail Stations

  1. “Bike lockers can be rented for a $50 fee, plus a $50 refundable deposit. They have room for a bicycle and related bike items, but you are not allowed to use them for non-bike purposes.”

    There goes the cheap child care idea.

  2. Seriously, is it big enough for a person to fit into? Could this be developed into some kind of affordable housing concept?

  3. Seriously, sandsnowdirt, when I first saw the luxurious bicycle accommodations, I wondered why Seattle has bicycle housing better than that provided for homeless residents. Why couldn’t we have pods for homeless people to stay dry and warm (similar to those Japanese pod hotels)? With a few modifications (ventilation and heat), they could work…..

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