Welcome to the Fall 2013 Tube Times
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The High Cost of Bike Theft
It may have happened to you. You go into a restaurant or movie theater and come out to unlock your bike from the rack — and it’s not there. If you’re “lucky,” a thief may have only have stolen your seat or a wheel and left the rest intact. If you’re not, you may just see a broken lock on the ground.
Bike theft is an everyday concern. But until recently, there was no strong data to show just how big of an issue bike theft is in San Francisco. In July, the City released a report compiled by the Budget and Legislative Analyst that detailed just how serious a problem bike theft is in San Francisco.
Also in this Issue:
Safe SoMa Streets Now!
Every day, your San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is working to make your ride safer, smoother and more civil. In August, our advocacy was forced into high gear, when Amelie Le Moullac was hit and killed while biking on Folsom Street.
Progress on Key Bike Routes Across the City
From conception to implementation, each of these campaigns take years of work and the dediction of member-champions around the city. Getting the bikeways you want and deserve takes countless meetings, outreach and on-the-ground advocacy. Want to help win these improvements? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!