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New York City to Turn 12,000 Old Parking Meters Into Bike Racks

Yasha Wallin

The last single-space parking meter in Manhattan was taken out of service in 2011, but don't expect those poles to go *poof* anytime soon. Instead of ripping out and selling all that galvanized iron, the Department of Transportation has bigger plans for those metal rods (the meters on top they are less interested in): More bike racks.

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