Cities across North America are promoting ecology and health through sustainable transportation. Integrated bike lanes and transit networks promote cycling as an inexpensive, fun, and active way to get around. Such infrastructure can help with congestion, bring more people to street level retail, and enliven a local community. The League of American Bicyclists shows a 51% growth in bicycle commuting from 2000 to 2016. All the investment in infrastructure is making a difference.
Cycling is a fun, cost-effective, and sustainable way to get around the city, so it’s growing popularity is no surprise. Unfortunately, bike ridership isn’t the only statistic on the rise. Bike theft has become shockingly commonplace – studies suggest that nearly half of all active cyclists have had