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Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
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Are the crosswalks painted and paved by the Goodman Theater actually legal? A crosswalk to me is to get from one side of the road to the other, not to a car. What are your thoughts?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jenny Oct 26.

Timing of eastbound pedestrian light at Randolph & Dearborn
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Does anyone have any idea on why the pedestrian light going eastbound on Randolph at Dearborn now shows as red do not cross 5-10 seconds before the light turns red? It does not do this for the west…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Aug 11.

Enforcement of Dearborn Bike Lane
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I heard that the police are going to step up enforcement on chicago bike lanes. What do we have to do to get the police to step up enforcement of jaywalkers waiting in the Dearborn bike lane to cross…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Mar 22.

3 days after the bike lane on milwaukee/halsted was restriped....
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3 days after the bike lane at…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Vance Oct 18, 2016.

 

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Gage B. replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Bikes on the River Walk
"Or you know, maybe these damned pedestrians can pull their damn headphones out of their ears and look up their phones and pay attention to their surroundings and quit blaming other people for their lack of situational awareness. That's what it…"
Monday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I've witnessed several collisions in this exact same spot for the exact same reason. and have been almost involved with a couple of other ones."
Nov 15
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"After yesterday's snow fall, it appears that all over downtown, building maintaince crews all dumped their shoveled snow into the bike lanes. This was extremely bad around the Goodman Theater. Also has anyone noticed the construction of a…"
Nov 11
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"This woman who had been rear ended in a minor collision tonight, felt the need to park in the clinton bike lane as it was raining. I said to her, that is not a parking spot. She replied this is a car accident, fuck off. I said, I don't care,…"
Nov 2
Maurice replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"...at which point I punt the cone and tell them to shove it up their . . . well, you know."
Oct 26
Dan Klest replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"Google Streetview's images were taken right after the lanes were restriped.  The slow  markings were there, but the speed bump was not."
Oct 26
Argonne69 replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"Speaking of crosswalks, anybody see these 3D walked used in Europe? I wonder if we could do something similar with our bike lanes to keep out the cars and trucks. p>"
Oct 26
Gage B. replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"This is exactly why I posted this. To me it almost seems like the theater themselves painted the slow pavement markings and paved that hilarious speed bump there too."
Oct 26
Gage B. replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"More often than not, I see valet's using it as a place to stand, put cones, and yell at bikes to slow down. "
Oct 26
Maurice replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"It doesn't make a difference to me, since I'd stop for crossing pedestrians regardless.   I'm not a fan of filling that crosswalk with large orange cones, tho. I've punted a few."
Oct 25
Paul Lazzaro replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"Maybe they could exit from cars somewhere else?"
Oct 25
Jaik S. replied to Gage B.'s discussion Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"
"I think it boils down to whomever owns the property. In this case, it's the city...and if the city gets enough complaints about any paving or painting on the road, they'll take care of it and bill the person responsible(maybe.). I've…"
Oct 25
Gage B. posted a discussion

Legality of Dearborn Bike Lane- "crosswalks"

Are the crosswalks painted and paved by the Goodman Theater actually legal? A crosswalk to me is to get from one side of the road to the other, not to a car. What are your thoughts?See More
Oct 25
Gage B. replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Speaking of sidewalk riding...
"It's the Chicago way to be angry. Screw them. If they are angry about you riding on the sidewalk to get to the 606, then in my opinion, they can go screw themselves, because they are the same very people who are walking down the middle of the…"
Oct 8
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Different Cities, Different Rules?
Oct 4
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Uber driver License Plate ZZ5 1855 Illinois Plate- Toyota- illegally parked in bike lane 555 W Kinzie. Came close to hitting me when I rode past. Reported to Uber and 311"
Oct 4

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What I ride:
Road, Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise
What brings you to The Chainlink?
looking for a like minded bicycle community

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