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Gene Tenner
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New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
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Separating walkers from bikers on the Lakefront Trail is the most popular idea on a list of 1,600 community comments about the planned $1 billion makeover of North Lake Shore Drive. Click…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter on Thursday.

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.

 

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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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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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yesterday
Julie Hochstadter replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"Serge when I wrote toddlers I was thinking specifically about your crash when a kid just ran straight in front of you. "
Thursday
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"Voluntary separation is preferable IMO to any kind of enforcement.  Most people will want to be with others going similar speeds, anyway. "
Thursday
Serge Lubomudrov replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"And who's going to enforce this separation?"
Thursday
PK RPR replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"Do we get the roller blades or do they? If they take the dogs and runners I suppose that's fair enough"
Thursday
Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"+1 "
Thursday
Julie Hochstadter replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp
"That would be awesome to have a separation between cyclists and pedestrians/rollerbladers/dogs/toddlers.   I avoid the lakefront path like the plague during popular hours during the high season.   It probably won't happen but we can…"
Thursday
Gene Tenner posted a discussion

New Bike, Walking Paths and Transit Wanted in North Lake Shore Drive Revamp

Separating walkers from bikers on the Lakefront Trail is the most popular idea on a list of 1,600 community comments about the planned $1 billion makeover of North Lake Shore Drive. Click here for the full article.See More
Thursday
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…"
Tuesday
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Tuesday
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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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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Oct 18
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Oct 17
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

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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