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Accident on Bryn Mawr/Damen Monday evening

Anyone have information on a bicyclist in an accident tonight? I saw a car, cop, bike and one ambulance. It was about 6:15 pm.Hoping and praying everyone is okay.Continue

Started Jun 9

Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
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The ramp at Ohio (where the ramp narrows between the curve in the "park", and the flat area between LSD and the water, is marked up with orange spray paint. Does anyone know if this means they are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Phearson May 1.

did you have a LFP southbound crash this morning..?
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We were riding southbound and you ended up on the gravel runnng path on the left....I'm having terrible guilt that even though I try to stay far to the right, but with the curve, and the guy in front…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex K Sep 4, 2013.

Do you think these kinds of lights would be a distraction, or a safety device?
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I personally could imagine as…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin C Jun 20, 2013.

 

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Ann Sch 9.3 replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I Love hearing the stories of hardy folks riding in the cold.  It's inspirational and got me onthe bike earlier than I would otherwise!  Today I rode for the first time in a week and have all you to thank for it (Of course I wimped…"
Nov 21
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"You: Two Divvy bike riders, Michigan Avenue Northbound at Ontario, 5:15PM last Friday     Riding in the center of the center lane, buses and cabs to the right, hair blowing in the breeze as you cruise down Michigan…"
Sep 24
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion What would you have done? Minor confrontation with a motorist
"Anne and Michael are right - the gold FOP plastic badge (not a sticker) is what cops have on all their cars (they can get more than one).  There are two "FOP" stickers - the oval "Associate Member" is the BS group that…"
Jul 7
Ann Sch 9.3 posted a discussion

Accident on Bryn Mawr/Damen Monday evening

Anyone have information on a bicyclist in an accident tonight? I saw a car, cop, bike and one ambulance. It was about 6:15 pm.Hoping and praying everyone is okay.See More
Jun 9
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"ME:  riding northbound on LFT yesterday evening, just south of North Avenue.  Trying my best to be cautious of all the happy, wandering folks standing around on the path talking.  Passing some, being passed as well. YOU:  a…"
Jun 4
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Actually, in addition to the warm shower, this is an amazing little machine, works on shoes, gloves, socks, unmentionables.... all dry by 6pm!"
May 15
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I have to thank all of you -for riding on cold, rainy, windy days.  I read it and get inspired, it finally pushed me over the edge and I rode today (albeit I was Southbound, if I lived in Hyde Park instead of Lincoln Square I probably…"
May 15
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to Valerie's discussion Survey for Cyclists
"Great Survey from a master survey taker.  Would love to see the results!"
May 9
Simon Phearson replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"What I typically do, going south, is go to the intersection of Grand and Streeter and enter Grand through the crosswalk when it has the light or traffic is otherwise clear. It's a bit out of the way, but it introduces you into traffic safely…"
May 1
Ann Sch 9.3 replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"Thanks everyone for the information, and Jim for the update.  I get off the LFT at Ohio, normally.  So I've been alternating between the stairs, in order to use the underpass, or going all the way to Grand and going West on…"
May 1
Active Transportation Alliance replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"Thanks for posting this!  Just wanted to share some advocacy that's been going on around the detour:We here at Active Trans have heard from a lot of folks and personally experienced a lot of what you guys are talking about on this thread.…"
May 1
Simon Phearson replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"I was referring more to the "true" bike detour, which runs along the north side of Illinois, on the path on the east side of Streeter Dr., and then through the park via a path with two very sharp turns on narrow sidewalks. If you're…"
May 1
Tricolor replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"I wouldn't call it bike unfriendly specifically; it's kind of unfriendly for everyone using that sidewalk.  Very narrow for the number of people using it, too steep for wheelchairs, etc."
May 1
Simon Phearson replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"The awfulness of the detour is truly shocking and a good indication of how far from being a bike-friendly city Chicago is (as if there's any doubt remaining after yesterday's city council vote). It seems like no one planning these things…"
May 1
Tricolor replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"That detour is crap.  For now just avoid the narrow sidewalk by using the street.  Most of the lanes head west but there's one lane going to Lake Point's garage that you can take.  The only problem is the curb you have hop…"
May 1
Simon Phearson replied to Ann Sch 9.3's discussion Orange Markings on Ohio ramp @ LFT - any idea what is going to happen?
"Yeah, I ride through there every morning, so I've tried to follow what they're doing very closely. I'm still trying to figure out the best way through the detour. It doesn't seem like anyone wants to take the "true"…"
May 1

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, Around Town
About me:
I commute from Lincoln Square to North Michigan Avenue - Been doing this on and off for 20 years - between kids and other life events. Started commuting seriously 5 years ago, year round, then was sidelined by a boat accident in 2009. Back this year and excited to ride again in winter - my favorite!

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