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Bike thefts at BART stations

Data provided by Bay Area Rapid Transit covering calendar year 2006 through October 2011 show a 20 percent increase in the number of bike theft reports, with eight stations – Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre, Dublin/Pleasanton, Ashby, Fremont, North Berkeley, MacArthur and Concord – accounting for half of the thefts. The Walnut Creek and neighboring Pleasant Hill stations are the top targets for bike thefts. The two stations accounted for more than 430 thefts of bicycles or bicycle parts, nearly 17 percent of the thefts in the entire system.

 

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