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Public transit users take 30 percent more steps and spend roughly eight more minutes walking each day than drivers.

Volunteers needed for downtown Chicago and Evanston bike counts

Help document the need for innovative bicycle infrastructure in Chicago and Evanston! Both the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Complete Streets Program and the City of Evanston need volunteers to participate in upcoming bike counts. Please consider volunteering during one or more of the following times:

Chicago

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  • Tue., Sept. 24, 7 – 9 a.m.
  • Tue., Sept. 24, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Sat., Sept. 28, noon – 2 p.m.

Evanston

  • Mon., Oct. 7, 7 – 9 a.m.
  • Mon., Oct. 7, 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Thur., Oct. 10, 7 – 9 a.m.
  • Thur., Oct. 10, 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Sat., Oct. 12, 10 a.m. – Noon

Volunteers will help track ridership levels, demographic data and document the demand for bike facilities.

To volunteer, contact Dave Smith, CDOT bikeways planner, at david.smith@tylin.com or 312.742.7620.