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Navy Pier Flyover project to begin phase two construction this week
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Chicago’s seemingly never ending Navy Pier Flyover construction project is ready to began phase two to extend a dedicated jogging and biking trail south over the Odgen Slip and DuSable Park. Under…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Stahlman Oct 10.

New Bike Law Legalizes ‘Common’ Motorist, Cyclist Traffic Practices
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In an effort to improve cyclist safety and traffic flow, a new state law allows motorists to pass cyclists in no-passing zones and permits bicycling on road shoulders.“This new legislation legalizes…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Sep 6.

Where Chicago Tickets For Parking In Bike Lanes
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With so much attention on vehicles parked in bike lanes, WBEZ decided to look at this common complaint among both veteran and newbie bicyclists. We wondered: Where in the city do vehicles get…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cw Aug 28.

The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper.
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The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper. When it comes to crazy, world-saving initiatives, the Netherlands just can’t stop won’t stop.Here’s how the two-year pilot project works, as…Continue

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"Not so fast! Official: Reilly Jumped the Gun on Navy Pier Flyover Work [Streetsblog Chicago]"
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Navy Pier Flyover project to begin phase two construction this week

Chicago’s seemingly never ending Navy Pier Flyover construction project is ready to began phase two to extend a dedicated jogging and biking trail south over the Odgen Slip and DuSable Park. Under construction since March of 2014, the elevated pathway was designed to reduce crossing conflicts between lakefront trail users and automobiles going to and from Chicago’s Navy Pier and Lake Shore Drive.For the full article go here:…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?
"Allan - I take all my photos from my recumbent trike, so I never get off my ride. It is October, and I am down to three sites that still have flowers: The corner of Buena and Sheridan has a planter, the Peace Garden at Buena and Marine and a…"
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Gene Tenner replied to Mark Dawson's discussion Navy Pier Flyover progress
"From what I can see of the north end of the flyover the incline is pretty steep. I envision a lot of cyclists getting off their bikes shortly after starting. Not a very safe situation."
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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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