Since 1993, the Chicago Department of Transportation provides publicly accessible bicycle parking and works with businesses and the community to provide better long and short-term bicycle parking throughout the city. Currently there are over 14,500 installed bicycle racks and 15 on-street bike corrals.


Know a business that would benefit from a sidewalk bike rack? A free bicycle rack can be installed on the sidewalk in front of a business as long as the location meets the minimum requirements.

Bike Racks

Request a New Bike Rack
Report an Abandoned Bike

Bike Rack Minimum Placement Requirements

Bike Parking FAQ

Bike Corrals

Bike Corral Program Brochure 

Bike Corrals FAQ



Contact us and we’ll show you how well a bike corral will work in your community:

Email Kathleen Murphy, CDOT Bike Corral Program Manager


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