Did You Know?

While the Chicago region’s population grew by 18 percent since 1980, the traffic increased by 66 percent in the same period.

Winter therapy

These days it's getting harder for us to put on the baselayers and gloves and balaclavas needed to ride. Or you just grimace and bear it and pedal as fast as you can. Or your bike is staying in hibernation.

It's been a long, dark cold winter already, and it's only 20 days old. Just remember, each day gets a little bit longer and lighter. Every day brings you that much closer to golden sunsets, flip flops and shorts.

Chin up and dress up—summer will be here before you know it. Thanks to Joseph Peterangelo for forwarding us this little gem to help us beat the winter blues: