System of Bicycle Parking Lot (駐輪場 Churinjo) in Tokyo
Visitor Parking Lot :
Parking lots for Temporary use or One-day use
一時利用(Ichiji-riyou) or 当日利用(Toujitsu-riyou) or 一日利用(Ichinichi-riyou)
This type of parking lot services is usually available from 5:00AM in the morning to 12:00AM mid-night. The parking fee is somewhere between 100 Yen and 200 Yen per day. It may be free of use for 2 hours or less in many cases. You should ask at the service office.
For more info, see this page- Visitor Parking Lots in Tokyo
Parking Lot For Regular Use (Fixed Term Contract)
For residents who use bicycles to go to a train station on commuting, the parking service for regular use is so convenient as they don’t need to pay the fee every time they use, in addition, it is much economical. The contracts for regular use are usually available for commuters who live more than 800m away from the parking lot, and the period of time is designated from 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year. For one-year contract, it basically starts accepting applications from February as the Japanese school year begins in April. To find how to apply, it is better to ask at the service office of the parking lot or the ward office. The enrollment system varies depending on the district where the parking lot is located in.
Bicycle Parking Lot
*It is formally "Jitensha Chushajo" in Japanese, but it is rarely called so)
Fixed term contract ; 定期利用(Teiki-riyou)
Application : 申込み(Moushikomi)
I’d like to use a regular parking service. How do I apply for it?
(Teiki Riyou wo moushikomita nodesuga dousureba moushikomemasuka)
What is the fee for ( )- month use?
(()kagetsu Riyou no baai, Chuurin Ryoukin wa ikura desuka?
Bicycle Parking Lot with underground bicycle parking system at Shinagawa Station. (For regular use). Shinagawa Station is not actually located in Shinawaga-ku. It is located in Minato-ku ward.
Traffic Safety Guidelines for Pedestrians and Cyclists
By Japan National Police Agency