Since the start of an initiative between TfL and police in October 2012:
- Bike thefts have fallen by 11% in London with more than 2,000 fewer offences
- The number of reported bike thefts from October 2012 to the end of August 2013 was 19,052
- That compares with 21,488 in 2012
- And, 20,411 in 2011 over the same time period
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