Did You Know?

Half of school children walked or biked to school in 1969, but only 13 percent were doing it in 2009.

More bicyclists in Chicago, proof is in the official CDOT counts

Good news for bicyclists and the potential for new bike facilities…“This study confirms what we already knew: That bicycles are a popular and convenient way to travel in Chicago,” said CDOT Commissioner Bobby L. Ware in a news release today.

Highest count on a weekday during warmer weather: more than 3,000 bicyclists at 640 N. Milwaukee Ave.!

Here's the full Chicago Department of Transportation 2009 Bike Count Project report.

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