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Ride to school event promotes Bikelinc registrations

Ride to school event promotes Bikelinc registrations
20 May 2022

The City of Kwinana partnered with Honeywood Primary School to encourage Bikelinc registrations in a pilot project expected to be rolled out in other schools.

 

Caption: City of Kwinana Place Leader Jenny Marslen; City of Kwinana Development Officer – Community Safety Sinead Gilligan; Healthy and Active Lifestyle Project Officer Nikita Bhavsar; (front row) Taxi, Honeywood Primary School’s therapy dog, and Honeywood Primary School Deputy Principal Paige Jones.

 

The City of Kwinana successfully motivated 134 people at Honeywood Primary School to register their bikes with Bikelinc by joining in the school’s annual Ride to School event.

Bikelinc is a police-monitored database where people can register the serial numbers of their bikes, scooters and gophers so their property can be returned by Police in the event they are recovered after being stolen.

According to Bikelinc, more than 9000 bikes are stolen annually in WA alone, and this figure increases by about 64 per cent each year.

Honeywood Primary School holds an annual ‘dress up your bike day’ and chose this day to partner with the City of Kwinana which provided fruit and drinks and rolled out a red carpet.

A child in cowgirl costume on a bike

People who had registered with Bikelinc prior to the event on 9 May could then choose a prize from a collection of water bottles, bike baskets, lights and locks provided by the City.

Community safety packs were also handed to parents.

The City of Kwinana is now hoping to roll it out at other local schools to encourage sign ups to Bikelinc.

For more information, visit Bikelinc.