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Gene Tenner
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Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
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Called simply the Fullerton Revetment project, the city says that the project will create new green space and protect the existing land from flooding and erosion as well as improve congestion on the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tricolor Oct 15.

Chicago is second city in Bicycling Magazine’s rankings
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Bicycling Magazine has named Chicago the No. 2 city in the nation for biking, an improvement from the Windy City’s last ranking of No. 5.The second-place spot is a feather in the bike helmet of Mayor…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Sep 6.

New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
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By Josh McGhee on August 21, 2014 7:51amCHICAGO — The city is planning to add Divvy stations to areas lacking them on the Far North and South Side — which will make Chicago's program the biggest…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Aug 21.

Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
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Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans By Bill Smith on August 14, 2014 - 9:55amPlans to add three blocks of protected bike lanes to Chicago Avenue from Sheridan Road to Davis Street were put…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thunder Snow Aug 19.

 

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Gene Tenner replied to Andronymous's discussion ATA asks the gubernatorial candidates...
"I have filled out my own questionaires and helped others do it. Candidates want to fill out as many as possible to hopefully get an organization's endorsement .... unless your views are so out-of-whack with the organization's. In that case…"
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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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Tricolor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"There are a few blacked out sections of the trail north of downtown.  After a few years of blinkers and AAA powered lights I finally gave up and bought a big light with separate battery pack that puts out a usable beam that I can use for a week…"
Oct 15
Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Agreed. "
Oct 15
Davo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"I do that almost every time I pass there even with a light on. "
Oct 15
Tominator replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Holy crap is it ever dark. I once almost ran into the fence when the path got diverted left. I kept going straight and my kid was on a tag-along and she yelled and got my attention."
Oct 15
Davo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Could they start by putting some damn lights behind the theatre on the current path. That place is dark as heck at night"
Oct 15
Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Yep, seems likely that it will be a real mess for a while."
Oct 15
Tricolor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"I'm most worried about the detour that will be needed.  If it's not paved it will be a useless mudbog, and if it is paved it needs to be kept clean or it will be a useless mudbog.  See the current winter detour path through that…"
Oct 15
Mike Schwab replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Not to mention hauling in thousands of loads of dirt to create the new land."
Oct 15
Tricolor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"The price looked a bit steep - and maybe it still is - but it does include renovation of the theater, which basically means building a new one inside the shell that's there now.  I think it used to be a children's sanatorium."
Oct 14
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Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront

Called simply the Fullerton Revetment project, the city says that the project will create new green space and protect the existing land from flooding and erosion as well as improve congestion on the popular Chicago Lakefront Trail, which bottlenecks at the theater.http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2014/10/14/nearly-6-acres-of-new-green-space-coming-soon-to-lakefront.phpSee More
Oct 14
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
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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