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1991 Chicago Bike Map
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I found this when my office moved in February.  I thought some people here might like to see it.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Lee Jun 19, 2012.

 

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John Wirtz replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago to Build 50 Miles of ‘Better Bike Lanes’
"The thing is protected lanes do take more room.  Although more space is desired for buffers, a standard bike lane can be 5' or 6' wide between parked cars and moving cars.  A protected lane requires a minimum of a 6' wide…"
Apr 15
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Future Bike Lanes Meeting: South Side at Pullman National Monument Visitors Center

April 12, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
CDOT said Monday it will host two public meetings on the city’s West Side in March and two others on the South Side in April to hear from residents on where future bike routes ought to be in their neighborhoods.West Side bike lanes public meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21; Austin Library, 5615 W. Race Ave. • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdsay, March 23; Legler Library, 115 S. Pulaski RoadSouth Side Bike Lanes Public Meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, April…See More
Mar 16
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Future Bike Lanes Meeting: South Side at Vodak-East Side Library

April 11, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
CDOT said Monday it will host two public meetings on the city’s West Side in March and two others on the South Side in April to hear from residents on where future bike routes ought to be in their neighborhoods.West Side bike lanes public meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21; Austin Library, 5615 W. Race Ave. • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdsay, March 23; Legler Library, 115 S. Pulaski RoadSouth Side Bike Lanes Public Meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, April…See More
Mar 16
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Future Bike Lanes Meeting: West Side at Austin Library

March 21, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
CDOT said Monday it will host two public meetings on the city’s West Side in March and two others on the South Side in April to hear from residents on where future bike routes ought to be in their neighborhoods.West Side bike lanes public meetings will take place:• 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21; Austin Library, 5615 W. Race Ave.• 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdsay, March 23; Legler Library, 115 S. Pulaski RoadSouth Side Bike Lanes Public Meetings will take place:• 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, April 11;…See More
Mar 16
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Future Bike Lanes Meeting: West Side at Legler Library

March 23, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
CDOT said Monday it will host two public meetings on the city’s West Side in March and two others on the South Side in April to hear from residents on where future bike routes ought to be in their neighborhoods.West Side bike lanes public meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21; Austin Library, 5615 W. Race Ave. • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdsay, March 23; Legler Library, 115 S. Pulaski RoadSouth Side Bike Lanes Public Meetings will take place: • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, April…See More
Mar 16
John Wirtz replied to Josh L.'s discussion Why can't LaSalle Street Have a Bike Lane?
"I think there is parking on LaSalle outside of rush hours, so it's really only 2 lanes / direction most of the time. I doubt there is enough width for two lanes, a bike lane, and parking. I do like the idea of making buses a higher priority on…"
Sep 26, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion ATA: Compliance with Must Stop for Pedestrians law very low in Chicagoland
"Changing the law from "yield" to "stop" didn't improve results? Shocking"
Sep 8, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion NORTH BRANCH SOUTHERN EXTENSION COMMUNITY MEETING - August 21
"I showed up to the meeting aroun 7:15. There was a full house, nowhere to sit. People were taking turns commenting. They seemed upset, but I didn't stay long enough to figure out why. It seemed like it might go on for a while and reminded me…"
Aug 23, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion NORTH BRANCH SOUTHERN EXTENSION COMMUNITY MEETING - August 21
"I'm really excited about this project, will make my bike commute much better. I will try to make the next meeting."
Aug 15, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Lawrence Avenue
" I think there are buffered lanes going in there soon."
Aug 15, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Adam Brown's discussion What's the best way to get to the lakeshore from the West Loop on a weekday morning?
"Monroe the whole way"
Aug 7, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion North Branch Trail Users: 7/10 Community Mtg on Southern Extension
"What is the goal of this proposal for a less direct and less safe route?"
Jul 10, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Julia 3.5/7.5 mi's discussion New bike lanes on Harrison
" For now..."
Jul 10, 2014
John Wirtz liked Active Transportation Alliance's event Jefferson Park: Public Meeting on Milwaukee Ave Complete Street Project
Jul 1, 2014
John Wirtz replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion A New Foster Avenue
"Getting it down to one lane would reduce the speeds.  It might even create stop and go traffic for a few hours a day. "
Apr 17, 2013
John Wirtz replied to Bill Watson's discussion Lake Street Bike Lane
"Call 311 to request street sweeping."
Feb 14, 2013

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking

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