Bike Vending Machine


In a major attempt of becoming a more environmentally friendly society, a Dutch company has installed bike dispensers in Amsterdam. Each bike has RFID chips to keep track of the bikes that can be rented at one location, and dropped off at another. Trendhuntersays the bicycle-rental stand won the 2007 Spark Design & Architecture Awards, and seems to be a reality in Amsterdam. The bikes look a little strange, but I think they'd be hit if installed all over tourist spots.