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Council to start impounding share bikes from today

The share bike problem that has seen Sydney vandalised by thousands of bicycles could be on its way to being solved.

From today Waverley Council will begin impounding damaged or obstructive bikes left around Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Mayor John Wakefield speaks with Alan about his plan to clean up the mess.

“We’ve got a few people lined up… a couple of teams will get around the municipality over the next six hours or so and let’s see what we find.

“We’ve got a truck, we’re going to photograph them, tag them put them on the truck, take them out to our depot at Alexandria.

“If they [operators] wish to recover them they have to pay a fee of $70, if they don’t recover them eventually we will recycle them after a period of time.

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