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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 Argonne69 7 minutes ago.

 

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Argonne69 replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"We should probably lump pedestrian education in with driver education. Why do so many pedestrians stand in the dedicated bike lanes, oblivious to approaching cyclists? It seems that every morning I have to slow for jaywalking pedestrians at most…"
7 minutes ago
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"I agree.  Theres a huge educational element that was never employed.  It's great that the has created bike lanes, however, I agree that alot of drivers don't really seem to understand what bike lanes are, or the ramifications of…"
15 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"One of the biggest issues is educating drivers. Let's start with the fact that it's illegal to stop in a bike lane. How many drivers know that? It's a local ordinance, so it isn't covered on a driver's license test. Many of…"
16 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Yes, but I got no reply to my reply. :-)"
16 hours ago
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Ha!  how so?   It's really more about getting fed up with chicago drivers and wanting to fix it.  I have a background in design and development and I figured i'd take a crack at making biking a bit safer.  "
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David Henri replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"There seems to be something really fishy about this post...."
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Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Hi Cheryl, Thank you for responding!  I've enjoyed your posts in the treads.  I'm sending you a private message now.  Let me know if you have any issues receiving it. -Christina"
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Cheryl replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"I commute by bike 5 days a week and also bike on weekends for fun and/or errands.  My biggest (i.e. most life-endangering) challenge is drivers who do not know and/or do not follow the law. This includes drivers passing within 3 feet of me,…"
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Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Did you get my message?"
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Argonne69 replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"No problem. I Divvy 5 days a week to and from work, and probably experience the full range of dangers/annoyances that most riders experience."
Monday
Cw replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"Argonne69 I was hoping you would reach out!  I've enjoyed your posts on here.  Would you be interested in connecting?  I'd love to tap into your experiences and insights.   Keep an eye on your inbox.  I'm…"
Monday
Argonne69 replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"I've submitted over 120 311 reports for vehicles illegally parked in a bike lane since they added the code in April. No, I have not seen any changes in enforcement. The city said it was going to use the data to identify hotspots. Well,…"
Monday
Cw replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"They've been doing this for years.  I don't know why they don't park just past the bike lane.  They create a ton of chaos in this particular block and divers have no idea how to react to them or bikes."
Sunday
Cw replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Again, completely not surprised by these.  Everyone thinks is 100% fair game to park here."
Sunday

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