Gatineau puts a lid on it to keep employees' bikes safe

By CBC News Ottawa, September 11, 2018

They resemble a row of giant snails, but the City of Gatineau is hoping the giant plastic shells standing guard outside a municipal building will protect employees' bikes from both thieves and the elements.

The $27,000 pilot project at 100 rue d'Edmonton allows employees to store their bicycles inside six "bike lids."

Each pod can store two bikes. They're locked with a combination, and are available to city employees on a first-come, first-served basis, a city spokesperson said.

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