Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 13:27
Megan Williams, who was seriously injured in a Lakefront Trail crash, called it the best Christmas present she could hope for when Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Park District announced hedge fund manager Ken Griffin donated $12 million to the city to create separated paths for people biking and people on foot along the full length of Chicago’s Lakefront Trail.
Submitted by Jim Merrell on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 10:32
Submitted by Jim Merrell on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 14:20
Active Trans has released the full version of our Chicago River Trail Action Plan, which lays out key opportunities to advance the goal of a continuous Chicago River Trail for each neighborhood along the river.
Download and view the full report here.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:10
Submitted by Ted Villaire on Thu, 10/06/2016 - 11:04
Submitted by Ron Burke on Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:19
Submitted by Jim Merrell on Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:37
I ride my bike.
When I hear about a person killed while riding their bike, I think of the proverb, “there but for the grace of God go I.” I know a lot of other people have the same reaction.
Even among strangers, there is a deep and difficult-to-verbalize connection to these tragedies. In some way, we’re a two wheeled tribe, more diverse than most characterizations by the media.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 15:31
Transportation is often one of the biggest obstacles to job access for Chicagoans looking for work, and public transit should be a convenient and affordable solution.
Unfortunately, the transition to Ventra has made it more difficult for many low-income residents to ride transit to job training, housing, medical appointments, childcare and other critical destinations.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:20
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Tue, 06/21/2016 - 10:57
The tragic death of 29-year-old Blaine Klingenberg – who was killed was riding his bike up Michigan Ave. last Wednesday – has shaken Chicago’s bicycling community and attracted media attention.
The facts of the crash are not yet known, but Klingenberg was an experienced rider who had just gotten off work as a bike courier.