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John Greenfield
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John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion Question by Streetsblog/Chicago Reader, "Does Chicago Need a Bike Group Geared Towards Women of Color"
"Hi Yasmeen, Thanks for your responses to my questions for the Reader/Streetsblog articles. I got a lot of great responses to my interview questions and word count was limited, but we did give a shout-out in the piece to The Chainlink's…"
Sep 1
John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"Actually, what you're suppose to do there is head north on a path past the skate park to the 11th Street bridge, then follow paths east and south again under Columbus Drive and LAke Shore Drive to the Lakefront Trail by the Shedd Aquarium.…"
Aug 21
John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"I'm sure people occasionally slept under the Randolph viaduct, but it wasn't like there was a 24/7 tent city there, as is the case with the Uptown viaducts. I believe it's still possible to sleep on the south sidewalk the Randolph…"
Aug 16
John Greenfield replied to Jason Smajda's discussion Need help getting more bike racks installed at the O'hare Blue Line
"Speaking as the guy who supervised the installation of the original bike rack inside the station (I rode the train to O'Hare with the contractors, who carried the U rack and their power tools) as a CDOT consultant more than a decade ago, CDOT…"
Aug 15
John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"There were no major issues with people camping out in the Randolph viaduct before the bike lane was installed. I'm still not a big fan of that set-up -- it would have been easy for the city to convert one of several travel lanes within the…"
Aug 15
John Greenfield replied to Jane's discussion Bicycle parking at the new Dan Ryan 95th L station
"I'm not sure what Chris Bushell meant by working with the local community, other than the public meetings they had on the project years ago and more recent interestions with community leaders and residents like yourself. The video in the post…"
Aug 10
John Greenfield replied to Jane's discussion Bicycle parking at the new Dan Ryan 95th L station
"Sure thing, thanks for getting the ball rolling with your advocacy. If you care to provide your last name so you can get credit for this, I'll add it to the story. jgreenfield[at] "
Aug 10
John Greenfield replied to Jane's discussion Bicycle parking at the new Dan Ryan 95th L station
"Sure thing. Hopefully, I've redeemed myself for my previous, erroneous reporting that this issue involved suicidal squirrels."
Aug 9

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
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Interview with Leah from the Chainlink on VWYF

This week Vote With Your Feet talks with Leah Neaderthal,
founder of the Chainlink social networking website for cyclists
about the history of the site and her goals for its future.

Keep on walking, biking and transit-ing,

John Greenfield

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 9:59pm

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At 5:33pm on August 25, 2011, Andrew said…
Done.  Thanks again for leading the ride on Saturday.
At 8:09pm on June 21, 2010, J M said…
Was curious if you were going to lead another Perimeter Ride this summer. If so, when?
At 11:56am on January 27, 2010, Matt Roben said…
Hi John- I am so sorry I missed your friend request back in October regarding the Midnight Circus show/Time Out article- BUMMER! I will definitely keep you informed the next time I am using my bike for anything fun and circusy...
At 7:40pm on December 12, 2009, Andrew Bedno said…
If memory serves, today may have been the first time we've well met. I've long appreciated your contribution to the cause of bikes, anticipated meeting you, and was not disappointed.
At 4:32pm on August 24, 2009, JoAnna said…
oops, that's a thanks to David the Great for biking through the hood with me... hmmm. what exactly was in that "rainbow cone?" Actually they are opening up another location on Diversey near Halsted...
At 12:09pm on August 24, 2009, David the Great said…
I really like your profile picture. :)
At 12:53am on August 23, 2009, Ian said…

Great ride, great route! Thank you.
At 11:58am on August 18, 2009, Wobbly said…
I did a VERY rough outline of last year's perimeter map here if you wanted to update...
At 11:55am on June 26, 2009, jessiejane said…
Hello John, Will you be planning a Michael Jackson tribute ride? Or at least a little song?
I hope so!
At 2:49pm on May 4, 2009, John said…
Glad you could make it John - I think there should have been a prize for "sweetest ride" because you would have won.


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