The Perils of Bus Bike Racks

Since the Columbus Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) put bike racks on the front of their buses, so many people have forgotten and left their bikes on board that hundreds of bikes are piling up in the lost and found.

"Some are nice enough that one would expect the owners to come looking for them. When they don't, the Central Ohio Transit Authority is left wondering what to do: trash them, sell them or give them away?

"This is a problem for us," President Bill Lhota said recently as he surveyed nearly 100 bicycles hanging on or leaning against a wall in the bus garage at COTA's headquarters."

Full Story: Too many wheels on the bus

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