In Tokyo, someone will chase you just to return your loose change. Crime is that low here. Yet, as any resident will tell you, bicycle theft seems to be the strange exception, as it remains one of the city’s most prevalent crimes. Quite a hassle considering the obvious lack of bike parking amidst the urban density. However, this new underground robotic parking garage is a welcomed solution. It’s also another sign of Japan’s continuous expansion into robotics to compensate for an aging society that continues to see it’s population decline.

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