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Michelle Stenzel
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  • Chicago, IL
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Add your bike wisdom to the Chicago map in 10 words or fewer!
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The New York Times is showing up our local papers by providing maps of cities across the country and inviting people to add markers with brief words of advice for other people riding their bikes. I…Continue

Tags: routes, maps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jun 21, 2013.

Wicker Park Committee votes against protected lanes on Milwaukee
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DNA Info article says that Wicker Park…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Serge Lubomudrov Apr 19, 2013.

Questions for the next Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting?
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Hello Chainlinkers, The next MBAC meeting is Wednesday June 12. 2013 (3:00 pm, City Hall, Rm 1103 - public invited!).  I'm one of three community representatives on the council and have a chance to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Stenzel May 31, 2013.

Do you use the McDonald's Cycle Center at Millennium Park?
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(I searched for any prior threads on this and found nothing recent.)I'm writing a blog post about how I think the McDonald's Cycle Center is at an odd location. I realize that I never hear people in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 14, 2012.

 

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Michelle Stenzel replied to Eli's discussion Will there be more Divvy stations built this spring?
"Eli, I asked about this at the March Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting, and Streetsblog did an article on it, so you can read more details. Basically, there will be 175 more stations installed this year, but the bankruptcy of the…"
Apr 8
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Grassroots meeting about the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive at City Grounds coffee bar - Upstairs

March 22, 2014 from 9am to 11am
We're holding a grassroots meeting to generate a final list of specific existing problems facing people on foot, bike and public transit on the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive, from Grand Avenue to Diversey Avenue. We will submit the final document in writing to the Redefine the Drive task force so it is part of the public record and used in the process in deciding next steps for redesign. Please see…See More
Mar 20
Michelle Stenzel's event was featured
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Grassroots meeting about the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive at City Grounds coffee bar - Upstairs

March 22, 2014 from 9am to 11am
We're holding a grassroots meeting to generate a final list of specific existing problems facing people on foot, bike and public transit on the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive, from Grand Avenue to Diversey Avenue. We will submit the final document in writing to the Redefine the Drive task force so it is part of the public record and used in the process in deciding next steps for redesign. Please see…See More
Mar 19
Michelle Stenzel posted an event
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Grassroots meeting about the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive at City Grounds coffee bar - Upstairs

March 22, 2014 from 9am to 11am
We're holding a grassroots meeting to generate a final list of specific existing problems facing people on foot, bike and public transit on the Lakefront Trail and Lake Shore Drive, from Grand Avenue to Diversey Avenue. We will submit the final document in writing to the Redefine the Drive task force so it is part of the public record and used in the process in deciding next steps for redesign. Please see…See More
Mar 19
Michelle Stenzel replied to Aleks Gornisiewicz's discussion BIKE HELMET SURVEY- PLEASE HELP!!!
"I answered the survey and am chuckling that the highest age category is "35+".   There are many factors that go into people's decisions about when and whether to wear a helmet, as I'm sure you're finding out, Aleks.…"
Mar 18
Michelle Stenzel left a comment for Jim Freeman
"Thanks, Jim, nice meeting you too!"
Mar 14
Michelle Stenzel and Jim Freeman are now friends
Mar 14
Michelle Stenzel replied to Duppie's discussion Updated: Help me win $250 in Road Holland gear
"There were many others whose looks need updating much more urgently than yours, but you still got my vote, Duppie."
Mar 10
Michelle Stenzel replied to Eli's discussion Bike lanes at sidewalk grade?
"A bike lane at the level of the sidewalk has been proposed for a short segment of Roosevelt Road from State to Columbus, as detailed in this Streetsblog article from last September. I haven't heard anything further and this is one of many…"
Mar 10
Michelle Stenzel commented on Julie Hochstadter's event Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) Meeting
"It's back at City Hall. The agenda includes a Divvy update and a Streets for Cycling 2020 Plan update. "
Mar 10
Michelle Stenzel is attending Julie Hochstadter's event
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Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) Meeting at 30 N. Lasalle

March 12, 2014 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) meets four times each year to discuss past, present and upcoming bicycling related projects and issues. Members of the public are encouraged to attend.Meetings see representatives from the Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Department of Transportation, Chicago Park District, Chicago Police Department, and other City departments. The December MBAC meeting minutes are available here: …See More
Mar 10
Michelle Stenzel replied to Molly's discussion lake front bike path- how is it?
"If you're on Twitter, you can follow the #chiLFT hashtag, or if you're not, you can see the latest Twitter reports anyway through this website by Steven Vance called Lakefront Trail Conditions "
Feb 8
Michelle Stenzel and Eric R are now friends
Feb 8
Eric R left a comment for Michelle Stenzel
"Hi, I saw on Twitter the lovely water color you painted of the Divvy station. Curious question, do you know any watercolor artists who can be hired to paint a photograph? Thanks, Eric Roach.Eric.T at gmail.com"
Feb 8
Michelle Stenzel replied to h' 1.0's discussion Winter 2014- who's still riding?
"Today was my first bike commute in about five weeks, due to weather, holidays, weather and sloth. Between the Divvy bike weight, light headwind, and de-conditioned legs, my morning ride was a challenge! It was great to be back in the saddle, though.…"
Jan 13
Michelle Stenzel replied to Lisa Curcio 4.1 mi's discussion Who will/has ridden when it is -13 with wind chill of -40?
"Woo hoo! As I was reading this thread, got a robocall that the office is officially closed tomorrow. I was planning to take the bus, use bus tracker to minimize wait time. "
Jan 5

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Tandem, Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
I mostly ride a Linus mixte.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://bikewalklincolnpark.com

Bike Walk Lincoln Park

I'm the co-chair of a new neighborhood group looking to improve biking and walking in the 43rd ward.

 

Our blog is bikewalklincolnpark.com

 

 

 

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At 4:47pm on February 8, 2014, Eric R said…
Hi, I saw on Twitter the lovely water color you painted of the Divvy station. Curious question, do you know any watercolor artists who can be hired to paint a photograph?

Thanks,
Eric
Roach.Eric.T at gmail.com
At 3:14pm on October 12, 2013, Loan L. said…

Thanks for the friending me, and for all the work you're doing improving the city's bike friendliness!

 
 
 

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