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Gene Tenner
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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 yesterday.

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 on Tuesday.

State Street bridge closing for 10 days starting Wednesday
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The State Street bridge over the Chicago River will close for 10 days beginning Wednesday for construction on the Chicago Riverwalk. The bridge will close to all traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday through…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Aug 13.

Why Chicago's Divvy Lags Far Behind New York's Citi Bike-Sharing Program
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Why Chicago's Divvy Lags Far Behind New York's Citi Bike-Sharing ProgramBy Ted Cox on July 30, 2014 5:25am, DNAinfoDOWNTOWN — No matter how fast Chicagoans pedal, the city can't quite catch up to New…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 12mi Jul 31.

 

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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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Lisa Curcio 6.6mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
"Wait until next year . . . . "
yesterday
Thunder Snow replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
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Julie Hochstadter replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
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Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
"I like this expansion plan - makes the system more useful."
yesterday
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
"Definitely fills in some gaps for me where I would like some stations (NW area).  Thought this was coming this year, but good to know its coming."
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New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)

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 bike-sharing system in North America, the mayor's office announced.The expansion, which is planned for early next spring will bring the system to 475 stations with 4,750 total bikes, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office said.More:…See More
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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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Thunder Snow replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"http://chi.streetsblog.org/2014/05/21/evanston-bike-plan-catches-residents-off-guard-by-suggesting-ban/ A survey from the city earlier this spring suggested banning bikes on parts of five roads (in addition to the current bike ban on Ridge from…"
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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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mike w. replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"Those bans were lifted in the early '70s, IIRC..( i distinctly remember Chicago ave as prohibited, as i recall being scolded by a driver for riding  there a couple of weeks after the signs came down c.1972.) Not sure when they were first…"
Tuesday
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"Looking at the Municipal Code of Evanston, Ridge is currently the only street where bikes were prohibited. They re-did a lot of the code in 2012, and I think they removed all of those streets. They definitely had bike bans on short stretches of a…"
Monday
David Barish replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"Are you sure of that? I do not know of any ban on Chicago Ave and see bikes on it all the time including mine. "
Monday
yaj 7.4 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"In case you didn't know, Alderman Burrus is a cyclist, I've ridden with her many times.   Last night, I checked out the part of Chicago Ave they're talking about and I agree with her - that's not a good place for a bike…"
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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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Aug 16

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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