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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 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
John Wirtz replied to Julia 3.5/7.5 mi's discussion New bike lanes on Harrison
" For now..."
Jul 10
John Wirtz liked Active Transportation Alliance's event Jefferson Park: Public Meeting on Milwaukee Ave Complete Street Project
Jul 1
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
John Wirtz replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Gabe Klein, John Kass & Jake Hartford on the Radio
""untold gallons of expensive paint" LOL"
Dec 13, 2012
John Wirtz updated their profile
Dec 5, 2012
John Wirtz replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oh Dearborn! A virtual tour of Chicago's first 2-way protected bike lane
"Yes Anne."
Dec 5, 2012
John Wirtz replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oh Dearborn! A virtual tour of Chicago's first 2-way protected bike lane
"Could be an option if it doesn't create a plowing problem."
Dec 5, 2012
John Wirtz replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oh Dearborn! A virtual tour of Chicago's first 2-way protected bike lane
"Let's say something similar would be possible on Clark too. Would it be better to have both streets open to two-way bike traffic with narrow lanes or have wide one-way bike lanes on both streets? I can see some advantages either way."
Dec 4, 2012
John Wirtz replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oh Dearborn! A virtual tour of Chicago's first 2-way protected bike lane
"Turn arrows should help to prevent conflicts with cars. "
Dec 3, 2012
John Wirtz replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oh Dearborn! A virtual tour of Chicago's first 2-way protected bike lane
"Where was the cab dooring?"
Dec 3, 2012
John Wirtz replied to AM 9.5's discussion Cook County Bans Bikes from Des Plaines River Trail in River Forest
"I can't believe anyone would pay someone to write that article."
Nov 13, 2012
John Wirtz replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion "Protected" bike lane on Church Street in Evanston
"It's really too narrow for two cyclists side by side.  Salmoning here (and most places) isn't a good idea. "
Oct 23, 2012
John Wirtz replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Are pedestrians allowed in the Kinzie bike lane?
"Pedestrians were definitely walking in the roadway long before the bike lane was installed.  I would think the pedestrians are in less jeopardy from the bikes now than from the cars before though. "
Oct 23, 2012
John Wirtz replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion "Protected" bike lane on Church Street in Evanston
"The meters were removed temporarily for sidewalk work and have now been reinstalled.  Evanston does not have pay boxes, except inside the library parking garage. "
Oct 22, 2012

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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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