Project leverages Instagram to clean up abandoned bikes on NY streets

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We've already seen Canada's Trashswag help document the useable goods that are left on the sidewalk. Now the Dead Pedal NY project is getting residents to document the city's abandoned bikes via Instagram so authorities can do something about it. Whether it's because their bike has become damaged while parked or because it's simply been abandoned, bike racks are plagued by broken frames that remain locked. This means less space for active cyclists to park their own bike. Created by art director Pat Gamble, Dead Pedal NY encourages those annoyed by the problem to take a photo and upload it…

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