Soon there will be more bicycle parking options on Fourth Avenue.
The City of Tucson is adding two new bike corrals to the popular stretch, but these will be a little different than the corrals cyclists have become accustomed to.
Corrals are used to move parking off the sidewalk and into the roadway and often replace a car parking space.
Ann Chanecka, Tucson’s bike and pedestrian program manager said the the new corrals will be smaller than other corrals and placed in areas that are too small for parking spaces, but big enough to accommodate a few bike parking spaces.
The first will be in front of Antigone Books on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Seventh Street. The corral will have room for three racks.
The second will be located outside the Book Stop, which is on Fourth Avenue just north of Ninth Street.
The will mark the fourth and fifth corrals along the stretch. The other three include one at University Boulevard and Fourth Avenue outside Epic Cafe, one outside the Food Co-Op on Fourth Avenue and Seventh Street and the newest corral outside The Coronet at Ninth Street and Fourth Avenue.