Chicago Lures Commuters Into Cycling NPR's David Schaper reports on state-of-the-art bike storage that's just opened in a downtown Chicago park. It's getting many commuters onto bicycles now that they have a secure place to store their wheels as well as a club atmosphere in which to shower and change into work clothes.
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Chicago Lures Commuters Into Cycling

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A man walks his bike through the outer entryway of the new $3.1 million bicycle station in Chicago's Millennium Park. David Schaper, NPR hide caption

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An exterior view of the upper level of the Millennium Park bike station in Chicago. Locker room facilities are below street level. David Schaper, NPR hide caption

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A new state-of-the-art bike storage has just opened in a downtown Chicago park. It has already begun getting many commuters onto bicycles now that they have a secure place to store their wheels.

The $3.1 million facility has a club-like atmosphere in which cyclists can shower and change clothes before heading off to work.

NPR's David Schaper reports.