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Only 11 percent of Chicagoland residents ride transit to work.

15th Ward Bike Ride – Saturday June 20th, 2009, 8:30am – 1pm

15th Ward Alderman Toni Foulkes, Healthy Chicago Lawn, the

63rd St.

Growth Commission, and the Active Transportation Alliance are sponsoring a bicycle ride and safety check on Saturday, June 20th, 2009, at 8:30am. The event will begin and end at Lawn Terrace,

3214 W. 63rd Place

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The ride will go through the Chicago Lawn neighborhood and will include light refreshments at the beginning and during the ride and a light lunch at the end. Mayor Daley’s Bicycling Ambassadors will offer safety tips and conduct pre-ride bike check-ups and helmet fittings. There will also be free T-shirts for the first 50 participants, and all will be entered into a raffle for free bike helmets.

For more information about this event or other active living events in Chicago Lawn, please contact Ilana Bodini, Healthy Chicago Lawn Coalition Coordinator at 773-884-4925 or healthychicagolawn@yahoo.com or contact Alderman Foulkes’ office at 773-863-0220.