[TheThinkTank] Bike Valet Parking

veganboyjosh at gmail.com veganboyjosh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 19:33:47 PST 2008


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM, Geoffrey B <vous.je at gmail.com> wrote:

> Use player cards, cut them in half. Give one side ot the owner and the
> other half between the spokes.I would arrange them in groups of four or
> five, to make collections or sorting easier on your and the owner.
>

that's brilliant. the groups could be the suits! i love it.








>
>
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Urban Bike Project of Wilmington, Inc. <
> urbanbikeproject at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >  -Do you think this is a good way to get the word out?
> >
> > Absolutely...Staple a small piece of paper with info to each bike
> > before it goes back out. Have a good representative of your org who
> > can chat with people who have questions/want to know more.
> >
> > -do you think this is a good way to raise money for the shop (tip jars)?
> >
> > Yep!  If you have t-shirts or other merch type stuff, some folks are
> > more comfortable buying something than giving a donation/tip.
> >
> >  -what did you have to do for logistics/liabillity and planning ahead?
> >
> > Liability, nothing.  As long as you have a good system in place to
> > deal with people who think you damaged/lost their bike or who lost
> > their ticket you shouldn't have any problems.  The organizers will
> > feel better to know you're thinking about these issues and know what
> > to do about them.
> >
> > Ahead of time we got commitments from volunteers (weeks ahead),
> > planned what we were bringing (tools, stand, water, bananas, display,
> > stickers etc.), got t-shirts to identify volunteers and tried not to
> > drink too much the night before, ha.
> >
> > I'm sure you already checked the valet page on the wiki, but here it
> > is again for good measure:
> > http://www.bikecollectives.org/wiki/index.php?title=Valet_Bike_Parking
> >
> > good luck!
> > Brian
> > UBP
> >
> >
> > >
> > > All the best and big thanks,
> > >
> > > Ed
> > > Santa Barbara
> > > Bici Centro -Where creativity and mobility meet
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