bicycles at Por Que No Taqueria
on N. Mississippi.
(Photo © Jonathan Maus)
I got a call from a happy business owner on N. Mississippi Street this morning.
It was Bryan Steelman, owner of Por Que No taqueria (3524 N Mississippi Ave, just north of Fremont). He wanted to let me know that PDOT work crews have just installed his new on-street bike parking.
Directly in front of his taco restaurant, where there used to be two car parking spaces, is now room for at least 18 bicycles.
Here are a few more photos:
This bike parking facility is the third on-street “bike corral” on N. Mississippi Ave. I rode by the other two this morning to do some quick math.
Between the bike corrals at Fresh Pot, Amnesia Brewing, and now, Por Que No, the smart business owners on this street have translated five car parking spaces into 56 bike spaces. Not a bad rate of return if you ask me.
And the seed continues to spread. Be on the lookout for more on-street bike parking coming to the Pearl District, Southwest/downtown, on Alberta Street, and in inner Southeast. I’ve heard whispers about projects in all these areas coming in the near future.