This new system is called ECO-Cycle, and according to it’s developper, Giken Ltd., it can store up to 204 bikes 11 meters underground. Best of all? Stashing your cycle takes only about 13 seconds.Access to the system isn’t free, but it’s much more affordable than getting your bicycle stolen. A month-long membership cost 2,600 yen, about $26, and students receive a fifty-percent discount. Members will then receive an RFID card which they use to insert and retrieve their bikes.
This new system creates space and security for bikes owner something that was complicated in japan before.