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Bike the Drive -- 2041
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I am doing Bike the Drive for the first time in quite a few years and just got my packet in the mail.  A few comments....The number/wrist band stuff seems to be a lot more complicated than back in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by We all have an inner Beast... Apr 12.

Please Sign my petition to end winter this year
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Please sign my petition to end winter this year.   It is time for it to go... http://wh.gov/lpMneContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Mar 30.

Is ATA no Longer an effective Advocacy Group for Bicycling?
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I think that the recent BRT on Ashland fight, and the massive political capital being burned on this issue by ATA suggests that it is no longer an effective advocate for Bicycling, but instead has…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Active Transportation Alliance Jan 24.

Good Intentions, Bad Execution -- Berteau Greenway
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Its probably not fair and a bit too early to judge, but the Berteau Greenway looks to be a disaster in the making for Bicycles.    They have decided to keep it "open" end to end for cars rather than…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Renee Patten Mar 20.

 

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Crazy David 84 Furlongs replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Shifting gears....my theory
"Your comment is almost troll-like, but what the heck, let’s dissect it.   There's no arrogance in my disdain for BtD. If there's any "arrogance" involved, it's the arrogance in shutting down a primary north-south…"
12 hours ago
Crazy David 84 Furlongs replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Shifting gears....my theory
"A couple of comments.  I learned my multi-gear bicycling in a river town.   This means hills all of the time.    And so I quickly learned to shift shift shift.    And my next riding was, again, in rolling…"
14 hours ago
Crazy David 84 Furlongs replied to h' 1.0's discussion DUI driver sentenced for killing cyclist (LA)
"Prison is the "quick" solution to the problem.  And like most "quick" solutions, it does not work.   Its essentially warehousing people that we don't want to take the time to "try to "Fix".…"
15 hours ago
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"I think that they both are........lol !"
Apr 12
Mr. Ray Joe Hall replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"I actually agree with a few of your points.  Namely Western or Pulaski would be better (especially both, together) and that Ashland doesn't go far enough in either direction.  But, Rome wasn't built in a day and it's not…"
Apr 11
Crazy David 84 Furlongs replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Is it nice on your planet?   The one with the unicorns and rainbows?   Do you assume that just because a "name" is put on a project it is the same as other projects with the same name?   The problem is not…"
Apr 11
Mr. Ray Joe Hall replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Since Damen couldn't get any worse than it already is, BRT will do what it's intended to: get people to drive less.  BRT has been proven in many cycling-friendly locations around the world.  Stop being a NIMBY and get with the…"
Apr 11
Active Transportation Alliance replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Hey David, if you want to meet and talk it out, please email me ethan @ activetrans dot org. Every year our car-free fundraiser brings up the big questions. I do hope you have a good ride, we appreciate your support there despite our differences…"
Apr 11
Crazy David 84 Furlongs replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"And my answer is that Bicyclists have been done a grave dis-service by the death of the Chicago Bicycle Land Federation and the creation of the Active Transportation Alliance.    The interests of transit and pedestrians have some…"
Apr 11
David Barish replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
Apr 11
Mr. Ray Joe Hall replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"You know what I get tired of?  People bitching that advocacy for transit and pedestrian issues - ergo, removing cars from the road - is a disservice to cycling. I usually hate the phrase, "get over yourself," but it's quite apt…"
Apr 11
Active Transportation Alliance replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Thanks for riding with us, everyone...the big event powers a lot of our advocacy work. Especially hundreds of thousands of dollars to Ashland BRT (kidding...we're launching some new bike campaigns this year). Yes, anyone, especially attorneys,…"
Apr 11
Nançois 8.5 replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"I hope by 2041 my hovercraft will still be full of eels... "
Apr 11
Andy J (9.2 miles) replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"This year will be my first BTD - just got my packet as well! Quick question: I'd rather not lug my lock along with me. Is the free bike valet pretty quick/easy/convenient, or more of a mob scene? I'd rather spend my time riding and…"
Apr 11
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Dang...so much for our hyperloop in Chicago... "
Apr 10
Tank-Ridin' Ryan replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"Jaik, hate to burst your pneumatic tube there, but that's the year 3000.  You're getting even farther ahead of David who's already 27 years ahead of the rest of us. "
Apr 10

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