Houston - Chris Hutto dubbed "The Mayor of Montrose" successfully urged City Council to repeal the registration law using the argument that the program was ineffective and only registered 10 bikes per month. (Free Press of Houston AHN)
Washington DC - In early 2008,the DC Council passed a bill officially repealing the mandatory bike registration requirement, long a goal of the Washington Area Bicycle Association. (WABA Fall 08 Newsletter).
Los Angeles - Repealed after a recommendation by LAPD. Bike advocates argued that "... police officers too often harass them for not having a license - which costs $3 and is valid for three years - but do nothing when licensed bikes are stolen." (Daily News Los Angeles 6-2-09)
Albuquerque - Repealed in 2007 a measure to repeal that section of law, because, among other reasons, the city doesn't operate a registration program. (Albuquerque Tribune - May 9, 2007)