Bike Parking

Chicago Bike Corral

A photo of an on-street bike parking corral, which provides parking for 10 or more bicycles in the same space typically occupied by a car. Photo by CDOT.

The Chicago Department of Transportation's Bicycle Program installs and maintains bike racks and bike corrals in Chicago and provides free consulting services to building owners. Learn more about the Program here.

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Indoor Bike Parking

  • McDonald's Cycle Center - Formerly the Millennium Park Bicycle Station, an indoor facility in Millennium Park that provides secure, heated, indoor bike parking for 300 bikes during the day, and giving 24/7 access to members.

South view of the McDonald's Cycle Center in Millennium Park.

A photo of the McDonald's Cycle Center in Millennium Park, downtown Chicago. Photo by CDOT.

Theft prevention

The best way to get your bike back if it's stolen is to never let it go in the first place. Use good locking techniques and lock only to high-quality bike racks (like the ones CDOT installs) or parking meters (where they exist).

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