City of Canning installs bike repair stations at local leisureplexes


Bike stations have been installed at the Cannington and Riverton leisureplexes.
Bike stations have been installed at the Cannington and Riverton leisureplexes.

BIKE stations installed at the Cannington and Riverton leisureplexes are a recent City of Canning initiative to promote sustainable travel.

Mayor Paul Ng said the two stations had been installed as a trial. One more bike station at Kent Street Weir is planned for October.

Mr Ng said each station came with tools, a foot pump and gauge to enable people to maintain their bike, fix punctures and carry out basic repairs at any time for free.

“This is a great initiative. It is really innovative and it connects people with a more active and sustainable lifestyle,” Mr Ng said.

“Riding a bike is one of the best ways to travel. It connects you to your surroundings in a way that you don’t get when you’re isolated in a car and you avoid the traffic and congestion.

“If these stations are successful, then we will look at installing more in the future.”

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