car owners have drive-ins, pedestrians have takeaways, and in zurich, cyclists can now make use of a velokafi. this temporary facility has been installed by the city council on the outdoor terrace of rathaus café - a prominent downtown watering hole situated along the limmat river - at the beginning of this year's velosaison or cycling season. the velokafi facility consists of two specially designed wooden docking stations with a table top, and which are constructed as such that cyclists can park their bike and remain seated. anyone who checks in gets a cup of coffee, courtesy of rathaus café and coffee brand gipfelstürmer. the velokafi installation is part of the city council's stadtverkehr 2025 program which aims to improve zurich's infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists while reducing the motorised traffic flow [available through apr 13]. location: limmatquai 61 [stadtzentrum].
© stadt zürich / photography: per kasch - a drive-in facility for cyclists