Eyes on the Street: Online bike registration pilot program launched in South Philly

By Christine Fisher
For PlanPhilly

The 17th Police District Bicycle Registry, an online bike registration pilot program launched in Philadelphia’s 17th Police District, hopes to help the city reduce its rampant bike theft problem.

The South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) safety bommittee, Bicycle Coalition and 17th Police District have teamed up to pilot the new online bike registry for the neighborhoods within Lombard and Moore streets and Broad Street and the Schuylkill River. Residents can now fill in the online registration form and within two weeks of doing so visit the 17th Police District to have a designated serial number etched into their bicycles.

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