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Walk & Bike Month Holds ‘Park(ing)’ Spaces Day June 11


On June 11th from 10 am – 2 pm, bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly Boulder businesses will commandeer 18 parking spaces on “Park(ing) Spaces Day.” Businesses and workplaces will transform a street or private lot automobile parking space into a “park” area for the day.  There will be Park(ing) Spaces to  play games, kick back and read a book, lounge on some rolled out grass or patio furniture, practice yoga, walk your dog, get a massage, drink some tea or just hang out and chat with other visitors in overstuffed chairs for a little while to take a break.

This is a light-hearted attempt to raise awareness of a serious issue, the trade-off of space allocated for automobiles versus space for human activities. This event symbolizes our desire to rethink how we use our streets. This is a big part of what Walk & Bike Month is all about, raising awareness for a more sustainable community.


The Dish, 1918 Pearl Street

The Cup, 1521 Pearl

Momentum, 1625 Pearl

Full Cycle, Pearl1795 Pearl

Real Baby, 1505 Pearl

Aji,  1601 Pearl

Boulder Kind Care, 2031 16th  Street

West End Suites, 1035 Pearl

Pedal to Properties, 1949 Pearl Street

Cefiore Yogurt, 1926 14th Street

Kristin Lewis Architects, 1928 14th Street

Tee & Cakes, 1928 14th Street

Half Fast, Buchannins and Full Cycle, 1211 13th Street

Fleet Feet on Broadway, 2624 Broadway

The Spot Climbing Gym, 3240 Prairie Ave

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