Bicycle abandonment prohibition area.

July 27th, 2013, 3pm

It was 31°C with few clouds. The breeze was gentle.

These signs are scattered throughout Osaka and I confess that until I took this photo I hadn’t bothered to really look at it properly. I’d always assumed that it meant that you couldn’t park a bicycle in the area but it appears to be focused more on people abandoning their bicycles. I could imagine how that might be a problem. Collecting large pieces of garbage is expensive and the temptation to just ride it somewhere, get off and walk away must be too much for some people. Now that there’s a sign on the ground, though, I’m sure it’ll be no problem.

Amal and Lia said thanks.

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Michael Camilleri

I'm an Australian living in Japan. I don't eat peas as much as I once did.

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