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Chicago’s first protected bike lane on Kinzie St. increased ridership by 55 percent without increasing traffic congestion for cars.

Active Trans weighs in on “175 Ways to Love Chicago”

/In recognition of Chicago’s 175th birthday on March 4th, the Chicago Office of Tourism (COTC) recently launched a new blog, 175 Ways to Love Chicago.

COTC invited 35 Chicago individuals and organizations to contribute to the project by creating a top-five list of favorite sites, destinations, activities etc., relating to their area of expertise.

The blog, which launched on January 16, features a new “favorite five” list every weekday. Thus, by Chicago’s 175th birthday, the blog will contain a total of 175 ways to love Chicago.

Active Trans’ Executive Director Ron Burke answered the question, “What are five best ways to bike Chicago?” Check out his blog post here, and stay up to date with new and unique ways to love this grand city.