Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News
Updated Oct 15, 2013 - 12:17 pm

ASU offering students bike valet service

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Every year, hundreds of bikes are reported stolen by Arizona State University students, most from the Tempe campus.

This year, ASU is offering a new tool to stop thieves.

Next to the busy Memorial Union, students can hand off their bikes to Parking and Transit Department workers. The bikes are safely stored in an enclosed area where employees keep an eye on them.

Just like a car valet service, students then show a ticket to pick up their bikes. No tipping is allowed.

Past surveys showed about 10,000 students rely on bikes to get around.

Cronkite Village reportrf there was at least one arrest on the Tempe campus each day for bike theft in 2012.

More bike valet services are being considered for the Tempe and downtown Phoenix campuses.

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News