DEATH TO BIKE THIEVES! For real...one of the main reasons bikes are less convenient than cars is because theft prevention is so difficult. I've had several bikes stolen in my time, all locked, all dissapeared. For a while, I prevented bike theft by just riding a really crappy old bike.
But the cngnewengland.com
University of Toronto Police had a better idea. Hide GPS devices on some unsuspecting high-end bikes. Then, when the were reported stolen, they tracked down the thieves and returned the bikes. Bike theft has dropped dramatically on campus. Now, U of T is handing out "This Bike Could be Bait" stickers to anyone who wants one.
Talk about Technology for the Environment. Unfortunately, it comes at a price. The GPS beacons are more expensive than most bikes, at $1,400 a piece. Get that price down a bit and I'll bet we'd see this program replicated in a lot of generic viagra europe
and Biking Toronto
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