A Brooklyn mobility advocate founds a startup offering bike-parking pods

In 1998 maps of public transit networks from cities across the country began crowding the mailbox of the Brooklyn apartment where Shabazz Stuart, then 9, lived with his mother.

Maps of Baltimore, Atlanta and Boston were all addressed to Stuart. His mom found this puzzling—until she looked at her phone bill. He had called every major transit agency he could think of to have the maps mailed to him.

Growing up, Stuart had an all-consuming love of transit. Instead of obsessing over the superheroes in his comics, he was fascinated with their fictional cities and envied their futuristic street infrastructure.

“It made me think, What would my fictional

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