In 2010, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District was awarded a grant to install 10 bicycle racks throughout Downtown. Creative and interesting, these artistic bike racks evoke engagement, providing accessible function while decorating the streets with unique artwork.
Read on to learn where to park and lock-up your bicycles next time you are riding through the heart of Albany.
Bicycle Rack Locations
North Pearl Street near Pine Street
The silver 'U' bike rack is located on North Pearl Street just a couple of steps from Pine Street near Dunkin Donuts.
James Street and Maiden Lane
The silver 'U' bike rack is located on James Street near Maiden Lane Park.
Maiden Land and Broadway
The three artistic blue flower bike racks are located on Maiden Lane a couple of steps from Broadway near the pedestrain bridge.
State Street and Broadway
The black 'U' bike rack is located on State street across the street from Green Street in front of 41 State Street office building.
Dallius Street and Hudson Avenue
The silver 'U' bike rack is located in Liberty Park near Dallius Street.
Green Street and State Street
The silver spiral bike rack is located on Green Street a couple of steps from State street and across the street from Key Bank.
State Street and Lodge Street
The red 'U' bike rack is located left of the State Street bus stop near Albany Hilton.
Lodge Street and Pine Street
The black 'U' bike rack is on Lodge Street located left of Capitalize Albany Corporation's entrance. Just a few diagonal steps from St. Mary's Church and across the street from Albany Hilton.
Pine Street and Eagle Street
The two silver square bike racks, with bicycle carvings, are to the left of city hall on Pine Street.
Broadway and Division Street
The silver bike hitch is located in front of McGreevy ProLab and ProPress on Broadway.
Steuben Street and North Pearl Street
The black square bike rack, with a bicycle carving, is located on Steuben Street's coble stone walk way to the left of Pearl Street Pub.
Columbia Street and Broadway
The artisitc silver bicycle-shaped bike rack is located on Columbia Street in front of the Albany Center Gallery. Just a couple of steps from Broadway.
Take the Bus Downtown
Did you know that over 70% of CDTA bus riders use the bus to go to work? Be sustainable and skip having to park your vehicle by taking the bus or riding a bike to Downtown.
Interested bus patrons can pick up a bus schedule or buy certain bus passes in Downtown at The Palace Theatre.