"The general rule is anything that requires an officer to be dispatched to your location requires a 911 call. Call 311 if you need to file a report just to have it in the system, or if you have a maintenace issue that needs to be…"
The Lucas Museum is essentially infill development of an already built up section of the Lakefront. It’s taking a small built on but underdeveloped bit of land in the middle of a built up strip and building something in character…"
"Merge into the right most lane, in this case the bike lane, before turning. Treat it like any other merge, signal, find a gap, and move over when safe. If you pull all the way to the right, cyclists should be able to pass you on the left. This is…"
Dearborn is closed to southbound bike traffic at Wacker and north bound traffic is condensed to one shared lane. There are no signs until you reach Wacker, so take a different bridge into the Loop unless you want to ride on Wacker.See More
"There are several routes around the Loop that only work for one direction of a commute. As you said for northsiders, Wells is a good route in with no out bound corollary. Simlarly, Washington gives westsiders a good inbound route, with limited…"
"Winter biking has definitely gotten worse as the "low stress" bike network has expanded. Back when the routes I rode on were just part of the street, they were cleared by Streets and San as part of their normal snow clearing and were…"
"I'm not sure that I'd count Webster as a safe crossing since it's an open grate bridge deck and instantly dumps you into a dangerous intersection with Ashland and the Kennedy. It's infuriating how low of priority river and…"
"Some small towns downstate have municipal campsites, but it's as common as it is in Wisconsin. I've stayed in a couple when kayak touring. Most only allow you to stay one night and require that you get out early, but are perfect for a tour."
"Some of the park district restrooms stay open latter into the season. The golf pro shop by the clock tower stays open and I believe that Promontory Point stays open. The Lincoln Park Zoo has free restrooms."
"It sucks that you have to remove your lights, but it's the reality of locking up in the city. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn't add much time to a trip. Especially this time of year when lights aren't needed for most trips, so…"
Hey Cameron! I actually got word this morning that they found us a host family. Yeah! They're pretty close to the campgrounds actually. I'd love to meet up that evening or somewhere along the way for some good ol fashioned chainlink fun. Thanks again for looking into it for us. Cheers!
Hey, for the IL beach SP ride, would you mind if myself and Brittany were to share a site with you and liz? we have a 2 (and 3) person tent of our own. I wasnt sure how this all worked so I put our names down on the spread sheet but that can easily be changed.