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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 jolondon30'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
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
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
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
John Wirtz replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Lawrence Avenue
" I think there are buffered lanes going in there soon."
Aug 15
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
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

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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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