This just in...There will be a zoning board meeting on Monday, Dec 11th at 10 am in the City Council room at City Hall. On the agenda: a vote to change the zoning along the Weber Spur to allow a private developer to build alongside, and adjacent to the trail.The area is presently zoned POS (Public and Open Space) to RS1 (Residential Development) 39th Ward, 4357 W Bryn Mawr…See More
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Proposed 6,000+ sq. ft. home to built on land adjacent to future Weber Spur Bike Trail
The proposed zoning change of the property at Bryn Mawr and Kostner will open a 493+ foot section of land along the western…"
"Actually, north of Foster isn't part of the river; it's actually a man-made CHANNEL. Just south of Foster, at Carmen, there's a small, shallow stream that starts out going west. That stream is actually the Chicago River."
The Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) includes members representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds, from health care and enforcement and community groups. Several City departments are also represented.MBAC focuses on a wide range of bicycle issues: safety, education, enforcement, and infrastructure investment. The Council will help identify issues, discuss ideas and set priorities for bicycle planning in Chicago.MBAC is co-chaired by Luann Hamilton, CDOT Deputy Commissioner, and CDOT…See More
"In the case of this picture, I'll agree: the racks are mounted perpendicular to the street or curb. But what about when the rack(s) are mounted at right-angles to the street? Locking the bike parallel to the rack allows for two…"
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: