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Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
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Hey Chicago Bicycle friends!Would you like to be a part of making Chicago a safer place to bike? I need your insights on what it's like biking in Chicago.  Instead of simply being mad about the…Continue

Tags: lane, bike, biking, safe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cw Oct 10.

 

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Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Thank you for taking the time to share your insights SixtyTwoPercent."
Oct 10
SixtyTwoPercent replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"+ Do you bike? (i'm guessing you do if you're reading this on the Chainlink.) Yes, I still do. But, I am down from 5 days per week commuting on my personal bike to 3 days, using Divvy and running (to avoid certain intersections, poor…"
Oct 8
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Bike Lane Uprising - Update For the past month, our prototype for reporting cars parked in bike lanes has been live.  We have been lucky to have some incredible prototype testers who jumped on board early on (Gopher, Argonne69, Tony,…"
Oct 7
Cw replied to Brian S's discussion UIC Bike Lanes used as student pickup / drop off lane
"Maybe this UIC officer didn't get the memo about bike lanes  :-/ Photo taken Saturday night on Halstead"
Oct 3
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"I updated the page to include a key of the icons as well as a call out on how to interact with the layers.   Let me know if this helps or not."
Sep 28
Gopher Biker replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Could you provide an icon key/legend for the map?"
Sep 28
Cw replied to Brian S's discussion UIC Bike Lanes used as student pickup / drop off lane
"PREACH it Maurice! Also...here's a shameless plug for the Bike Lane Uprising project: Please sign up to be a prototype tester ;) https://www.whitehouseuprising.com/bikelaneuprising"
Sep 28
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Good Morning! I created a Twitter account for the Bike Lane Uprising project.  Feel free to follow for updates.   @bikelaneuprise https://twitter.com/bikelaneuprise/status/913434273348284417"
Sep 28
Cw replied to Brian S's discussion UIC Bike Lanes used as student pickup / drop off lane
"Unfortunately cars do appear to be using the bike lane on Harrison (West of Halstead) as an additional car lane.  "
Sep 27
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Update: I've collected data from the city of Chicago and plotted it on an interactive map (shown in screen shot below).    I still need of additional prototype testers.  A sign up sheet to become a tester and the interactive…"
Sep 27
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Thank you for your response Jaik S., Would you be interested in testing out a prototype to document obstructions in bike lanes? If so, send me a message and we can get you set up. -Christina"
Sep 26
Jaik S. replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"+ Do you bike? Yes! + How often do you ride? Daily, including weekends. + What are challenges do you have riding? Potholes, unaware drivers, speeding cyclists in congested areas, etc. + What do you do when you see cars…"
Sep 26
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Sep 24
clp replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Thanks Burrito!   I'm sure most of us feel less-safe these days, despite the increase in bike lanes and PBLs.   But unfortunately much of John Forester's philosophy is dismissed, as Filka Bean does below.  …"
Sep 24
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Hi Anne, Thank you for volunteering to participate!  I send you an email with information to get you started.  Let me know if you have any questions.  -Christina"
Sep 23
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Thanks Cheryl, Once it's out of prototyping phase it will be even easier. -Christina"
Sep 23

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Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
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