Cycle friendly bollards

21/6/2015 Chennai

Overview

Newly upgraded sidewalks in Chennai have bollards to prevent cars being parked on pedestrian space. Our hack converts these bollards into cycle parking poles. And a little bit more.

Barrier This Solves

Lack of secure street side parking for bicycles in Chennai.

Team

  • Harikumar Venkatramani
  • Harish Srinivasan
  • Srikanth Krishna Iyer
  • Srinivethan R

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Detailed Description

Using a simple clamp, the bollards become poles to park cycles. In addition, it is also possible to place a steel disc over the bollard to make it a seat for tired pedestrians.

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