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Going underground

Cyclists will soon be able to park their bikes safely at Singapore's first fully-automated, underground bicycle-parking system.

To use the biceberg system, a cyclist opens the kiosk door with a smart card and places his bike inside a container.

The container is then lowered and ‘parked’ in a fully automated underground bike park.

UNTIL recently, the suggestion for an underground parking lot for bicycles - think basement carpark, but for pedal-powered two wheelers only - would have been met with bemusement in Singapore. But the mindset here is certainly changing.

Cycling is increasingly seen as a sensible mode of...

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