Bike Theft Heat Map Shows Local Hotspots

Will Strickson 7 Apr 2021 Online tool developed by Bikmo pinpoints all 74,573 reported cases in the last 12 months, revealing the most and least affected areas A new bike theft heat map that shows the most and least affected areas in England and Wales has been unveiled. Cycling insurer Bikmo revealed the online tool at bike-theft-map.bikmo.com , which takes publicly available data from the police of all the 74,573 reported cases of bike theft from 2020 to pinpoint the most and least affected areas both locally and nationally. Alongside the map, Bikmo revealed the areas with the highest and lowest number of cases per 100,000 residents. Unsurprisingly, the worst area for bike theft was the City of London with a rate of 6,345 per 100,000 residents, followed by Cambridge with a rate of 1,531, Hackey with 943 – which also recorded the highest total number of thefts, 2,325 – ...

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