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Why Don't Bicyclists Get Ticketed For Running Red Lights? These Guys Did
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WICKER PARK — For those who ask, "Why don't cyclists ever get ticketed?" the answer is sometimes they do. Two Monday morning rush-hour bike commuters got tickets for running a red light by a police…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho on Tuesday.

606 To The River: The Big And Small Ideas Of River Trail Action Plan

With a number of public and private projects either underway or scheduled to break ground along the river, several miles of trail could rapidly come to fruitionFor the full article go here:…Continue

Started Nov 11

SF Engineer Designs Bike Lock That Sprays Vomit-Inducing Chemicals When Cut
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Cyclists all know that SF has a bike theft problem. And even when cyclists use expensive u-locks, those can quickly be cut with angle grinders — a fact which many know all too well. Faced with this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Oct 24.

Floating Trail System Could Help Create 27-Mile Chicago River Path By 2030

DOWNTOWN — The city's transportation department is already preparing to build a trail that soars above and over the Chicago River, so why not a path that floats on the water?That's one of the…Continue

Started Oct 19

 

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Gene Tenner replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Lights - May be stale conversation but still relevant
"You must have someone else in mind. I do not have a flashing function on my helmet light and would not use it, if I did. It is always pointed down 10 to 12 feet in front of me."
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Gene Tenner replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Lights - May be stale conversation but still relevant
"Helmet mounted lights are better for your vision but how do you keep from shining them in other people's eyes? You move your head so they do not shine in others' eyes."
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Jim Reho replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Why Don't Bicyclists Get Ticketed For Running Red Lights? These Guys Did
"I read the article.  Sounds like that Steve Kehm guy needs a new pacifier."
Tuesday
Tricolor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Why Don't Bicyclists Get Ticketed For Running Red Lights? These Guys Did
"Good for them. I saw a biker on Dearborn this morning swerve into oncoming traffic, weave through pedestrians on one side then have to stop for pedestrians on the other, eventually forcing their way through, to avoid stopping for 30 seconds in a…"
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Duppie replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Why Don't Bicyclists Get Ticketed For Running Red Lights? These Guys Did
"Mr Kehm sounds like the whining drivers that get caught by a red-light camera Stop making excuses, Mr Kehm, and own your actions."
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Why Don't Bicyclists Get Ticketed For Running Red Lights? These Guys Did

WICKER PARK — For those who ask, "Why don't cyclists ever get ticketed?" the answer is sometimes they do. Two Monday morning rush-hour bike commuters got tickets for running a red light by a police officer who'd been stopped at the same red light.For the full article go here.See More
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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