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Illinois Bike-on-Amtrak Guide
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Are you planning a long bike ride for the fall? Have you wanted to give bike touring a try? Have you thought of a route in Illinois but are unsure of how to get you and your bike there? Using our…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mark stetson on Sunday.

Bikesafetyquiz.com
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The League of Illinois Bicyclists officially launched last week Bikesafetyquiz.com. More than 700 people have already taken the quiz, a resource for bicyclists and motorists on how to properly share…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gina Kenny Jul 2, 2013.

LIB Needs Teachers to Review Children's Online Curriculum

Calling teachers of older elementary school children (fourth/fifth grade)! LIB is seeking reviewers of the 24 draft questions for the child bicyclist module of our upcoming online bike safety quiz…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2013

Have you reserved a "Share the Road" license plate yet?
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Last summer, Gov. Quinn signed a law for permanent "Share the Road" specialty license plates. The state will begin producing them when there are 1,500 reservations. We are currently more than 3/4 of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bike Bloke Mar 16, 2012.

 

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Paul replied to Gina Kenny's discussion Illinois Bike-on-Amtrak Guide
"I agree with "Seems like they should be encouraging people to ride with cheaper tickets on trains with low advance ticket sales." But not with the rest of it. First of all a little about Amtrak pricing policy.  Amtrak seems to have…"
Friday
Gina Kenny posted a discussion

Illinois Bike-on-Amtrak Guide

Are you planning a long bike ride for the fall? Have you wanted to give bike touring a try? Have you thought of a route in Illinois but are unsure of how to get you and your bike there? Using our state’s “walk-on” bikes-on-Amtrak program allows bicyclists to do close-to-home day, weekend, or even longer trips. The League of Illinois Bicyclists has developed a guide to encourage and assist Amtrak-based bicycle tourists by providing information for participating communities, including links to…See More
Aug 21
Gina Kenny replied to Gina Kenny's discussion Bikesafetyquiz.com
"Yes, we had the official launch Thursday with several speakers including Ald. Brendan Reilly. I had actually meant to put the link to our website, http://www.bikelib.org/2013/06/bikesafetyquiz-com-is-live/, with the photos from the event and…"
Jul 2, 2013
Gina Kenny posted a discussion

Bikesafetyquiz.com

The League of Illinois Bicyclists officially launched last week Bikesafetyquiz.com. More than 700 people have already taken the quiz, a resource for bicyclists and motorists on how to properly share the road with each other.The tool is meant to help close an education gap – and reduce resentment – for both road user types. The free, first-of-its-kind website teaches users key safety techniques and relevant Illinois state laws in an interactive quiz-based format for various audiences: “Adult…See More
Jul 2, 2013
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LIB's New Online Bicycle Safety Resource Launch Event at Outside of the James R. Thompson Center

June 27, 2013 from 9:15am to 10am
Secretary of State Jesse White, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider are scheduled to join the League of Illinois Bicyclists (LIB) on Thursday, June 27 to launch the League’s new online “Illinois bicycle safety quiz challenge.” Please join us at this event to celebrate the launch! More information is on our website at http://www.bikelib.org/2013/06/online-bicycle-safety-resource/.See More
Jun 25, 2013
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LIB's New Online Bicycle Safety Resource Launch Event at Outside of the James R. Thompson Center

June 27, 2013 from 9:15am to 10am
Secretary of State Jesse White, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider are scheduled to join the League of Illinois Bicyclists (LIB) on Thursday, June 27 to launch the League’s new online “Illinois bicycle safety quiz challenge.” Please join us at this event to celebrate the launch! More information is on our website at http://www.bikelib.org/2013/06/online-bicycle-safety-resource/.See More
Jun 20, 2013
Gina Kenny posted a discussion

LIB Needs Teachers to Review Children's Online Curriculum

Calling teachers of older elementary school children (fourth/fifth grade)! LIB is seeking reviewers of the 24 draft questions for the child bicyclist module of our upcoming online bike safety quiz application. More info on this new resource is here. Interested? Contact Ed at …See More
Feb 21, 2013
Gina Kenny is attending Yasmeen's event
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Dan Ryan Woods - Chicago Cyclocross Cup #3 at Dan Ryan Woods

October 7, 2012 from 8am to 5pm
REGISTRATION: Online Registration Closes Friday, October 05, 2012 at 1:00 AM ET• Race day registration opens by 7:30AM and closes 30 minutes before each race. Online registration closes the Thursday evening prior to each race (Saturday races close Wednesday evening).• Register online at BikeReg.com. Day-Of Entry fees are cash (preferred) or check (bring cash).• Day-of registration add $5 late fee.• All riders must sign a USAC rider release form. No refunds.LICENSES: All races will be held under…See More
Oct 5, 2012
Gina Kenny commented on Lawrence M. Lee's event Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
"The event will begin at 10 a.m. We do not have a set end time; but, it will likely be only a couple of hours -- judging by how tired the kids get."
Oct 5, 2012
Gina Kenny is attending Lawrence M. Lee's event
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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day at Palos Forest Preserve-Maple Lake East Lot

October 6, 2012 from 10am to 4pm
The Chicago Area Mountain Bikers (CAMBr) will be hosting a clinic and ride on Saturday October 6th at 10:00am at the Palos Forest Preserve-Maple Lake East Lot, Willow Springs,IL Bring your kids out for a riding clinic, then a chance to ride the trails. We'll have some food afterward. Feel free to bring some to share as well.  See More
Oct 5, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"Mark, I'm a little confused -- did the Secretary of State's office have no record of your initial reservation or, they have record of your reservation form/fee, but not the rest? Unfortunately, it appears that the Secretary of State's…"
Jun 1, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"Joanne, The address is Jesse White, Secretary of State, Special Plates Administrative Office, 501 South Second Street, Springfield, IL 62756-5100. -Gina"
May 26, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"Julie, If he did not reserve one, he would probably need to order it as you need the last four digits of the VIN and other information to order the plates. -Gina"
May 15, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"The Secretary of State's office started mailing plates with random numbers on May 11, as far as we know but we do not know their exact process. It did take them longer to process the reservation forms than they anticipated so it is quite likely…"
May 15, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"I have not received mine yet. I will get an update from LIB executive director Ed Barsotti and post it here. -Gina   Gina Kenny LCI# 2446 Program Manager League of Illinois Bicyclists gina@bikelib.org (708)…"
May 15, 2012
Gina Kenny replied to Jerry Lee's discussion share the road licence plate
"Jerry, As Andrew mentioned, plates are now expected to go out after May 15. We had expected the plates to already be on cars by this point; but, the Secretary of State has had some unanticipated delays with the process. I have not received my plate…"
May 7, 2012

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Competition / Racing, Around Town, My job involves biking
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.bikelib.org

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Action Alert: Trail/Bikeway Funding



IDOT's grant application selection process has begun for $70-80M in federal funding. Please take a couple minutes to contact Gov. Quinn, asking for emphasis on trails and other bicycling projects!
Since 1992, the Transportation Enhancements program (ITEP) has been the state’s (and…
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