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Only 24 percent of jobs in the region are accessible by transit in 90 minutes or less by a typical resident — and that number drops to 12 percent in the suburbs.

Bikes Lanes on Sheridan Avenue in Wilmette

Image winding up Sheridan Road in Evanston by bike or foot, then passing the beautiful Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette. The 18-month road construction project on Sheridan Road is almost complete. The road project has bike lanes in both directions on Sheridan from Lake Avenue northward to Westerfield Drive and the Plaza del Lago.

 

BikeCheck out some photos taken just last week! The larger construction project includes repaving as well to enhance this great North Shore roadway for motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians.

Please remember to ride safely and obey the rules of road as several municipalities in the North Suburbs have received complaints about bicyclists disobeying traffic signals and blocking the road. Please remember that bicyclists have the same rights as motorists to be on the road and are subject to the same duties applicable to a motorist. Be an example to other groups and bicyclists on the road! The many North Suburban Police Departments will be increasingly active to enforce safe shared use of roadways

Add the ribbon cutting ceremony to your calendars; it will take place on July 28, 2009 at 10:45 a.m. at Plaza Del Lago