Tired Of Abandoned Bikes Taking Up Space? One South Coast County Is Too

Sep 13, 2016

Santa Barbara County is trying to clear Isla Vista of old, abandoned bicycles before the new school year begins.

Workers are tagging bikes that appeared to be abandoned, whether due to missing components such as tires or just a locked up rusty frame.

Any bike that has been tagged has to be removed within 48 hours or it will be impounded.

Then, it will be held for 90 days before being sent either to auction or to a nonprofit organization.