Bike lanes like this one along New Hampshire Avenue have helped to make the District more appealing to cyclists. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) (NIKKI KAHN/THE WASHINGTON POST)

“In the coming weeks, Metro plans to tag the abandoned bikes and set about removing them...Metro released a photo summary of the bikes it found throughout its system in hopes that their owners will come and retrieve them within 10 days of being tagged. If not, the bikes will be removed and any working models may be sold at auction.”

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