Unbelievable that this is how bicycles are park in Japan. A science fiction movie like smart system for bike parking, known as ECO cycle. Japan Underground Bicycle Parking Systems!
To start the operation, just using a single push button. Built 11 meters deep into the ground, it takes an average of 13 seconds to park or retrieve a bike.
It’s public and can accommodate up to 240 bikes in a 50 square meters area at one time. Scattered to 18 cities in Japan, are 47 such underground parking silos. Take some 2 months and $1.35 million to build a piece.
This bike system is not only High-tech, emission, theft free but also Earthquake proof.