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Here's How Bicyclists, Runners Will Be Split On Revamped Lakefront Path

LINCOLN PARK — The separation of the Lakefront Trail between cyclists and pedestrians — a project being funded by Illinois' richest cyclist, Ken Griffin — is set to continue next month on two…Continue

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Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
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CHICAGO — Half of the people killed while riding their bicycles in Chicago in 2016 had four things in common, according data released by city officials Wednesday.• They were not male — even though 70…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Mar 16.

Lakefront Trail separation project moves one step forward
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Dividing the Lakefront Trail into separate paths for cyclists and pedestrians to help ease congestion and reduce collisions moved a step forward Wednesday when the Chicago Park District board…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dav Feb 10.

60 Minutes investigates hidden motors and pro cycling
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Bill Whitaker investigates whether pro cyclists have used secret bike motors to win races -- like the Tour de France -- in a sport notorious for its culture of cheating.For the viseo go here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Valent Feb 2.

 

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Here's How Bicyclists, Runners Will Be Split On Revamped Lakefront Path

LINCOLN PARK — The separation of the Lakefront Trail between cyclists and pedestrians — a project being funded by Illinois' richest cyclist, Ken Griffin — is set to continue next month on two stretches between Fullerton Avenue and Navy Pier.For the full article click here:…See More
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Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
"Better training for commercial drivers, including info on locations of heavily traveled bike lanes, and side guards on large trucks, would also help significantly. Some states or municipalities are now requiring side guards to prevent pedestrians…"
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S replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
"I don't think the London study really points to that.  It's suggestive but unless there's an analysis of the likelihood that the result occurred due to random chance.  Maybe generate a Poisson distribution of the deaths and…"
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prof.gfr replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
"The implications of the London Study are fascinating. It still points to a correlation between accidents and commercial vehicles. If it is not safe to obey the traffic laws within range of a commercial vehicle, this would suggest that a) the laws…"
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Steve Fiete replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
"The DNAInfo story is based on a report of the 6 cyclist fatalities in 2016. The source of the London study cited in the DePaul research paper is actually a Guardian article about the London study and is…"
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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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