In light of the recent tragedy, the Chicago Bike Messenger Association, the cycling community, and family members come together in solidarity to celebrate the life and love of Blaine Klingenberg. Blaine, known as "Beezy" among his peers, was taken from us in a devastating collision with a Chicago Trolley double decker tour bus on his way to Oak Street Beach after work on June 15th. Blaine was a dedicated cargo bike messenger for Advanced Messenger, and Four Star Courier in Chicago, IL.We invite…See More
"Update: It turns out my source was incorrect and CDOT does not have traffic cam footage of the crash. However, there is a city-owned camera at the intersection; I am working on gaining access to any footage from the camera.
"For now the…"
Can put me in touch with the victim, a 29-year-old (the CPD told me; the Tribune reported she's 17) female who was biking west on Jackson and Hamlin on Tuesday, June 14, at about 7:30 p.m.? I was told she was hospitalized but her injuries weren't severe. I'd like to write a follow-up article on the case.Streetsblog post about the incident:…See More
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...