Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Vancouver police adopt bicycle registration program
J Allard created Project 529, a bike registration and recovery program adopted by the Vancouver Police Department. Allard had left Microsoft after 20 years and was between gigs, as he put it, unsure what he wanted to do next, when his expensive customized bike was stolen in 2011. Vancouver is the first municipality in Canada or the U.S. to adopt the program city-wide. It takes about five minutes to register online and increases the chances of being reunited with your bike should it be recovered. Read more.