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Although people of color make up about one third of the population, they make up 46.1 percent of pedestrian deaths.

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


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 or contact Alderman Foulkes’ office at 773-863-0220.