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

Volunteers needed for downtown Chicago bike count!

Help document the demand for more and better bikeways in Chicago! The Chicago Bicycle Program is recruiting volunteers to participate in a Downtown Bike Count during one or more of the following times: Tue., 9/13, 7 a.m.- 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.- 7 p.m.; Sat., 9/17, Noon – 2 p.m. Approximately 25 volunteers are needed for each of the three time slots.

/The counts will be coordinated with the National Bike and Pedestrian Documentation Project and will help further the city’s commitment to be the most bicycle friendly city in America.

To volunteer or for more info, please contact: Dave Smith, CDOT Bikeways Planner, 312.742.7620, david.smith@tylin.com.