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Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
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EDIT: The current proposal by Alderman Reilly (with link to PDF) is here: …Continue

Tags: kinzie, lanes, bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dean Bekken on Thursday.

Thief cuts down tree to steal bike in Wicker Park
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Dubbed "the lumberjack bandit" by the victim:…Continue

Tags: theft, bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by H2 Aug 21, 2014.

Popularity of bikes on Metra Electric line? (Flossmoor Station to Millennium Station)
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On Sunday I'm planning to ride with a number of people to 3 Floyds brewery in Munster.  The plan is to return on the Metra Electric from Flossmoor to downtown.  However, I see that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Albert Tuskenis Jul 26, 2014.

Cyclist struck, killed by CTA Brown Line train on North Side
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Sad, sad news.A 31-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a Brown Line…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich S Oct 30, 2014.

 

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Dean Bekken replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"I'm skeptical about the route proposed for "Grand Avenue," which is a one-way street between Navy Pier and Wells. I suspect the route would follow that of busses, which turn right on Wells and follow Illinois to the Pier turnaround.…"
Thursday
Tandemonium replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"CMass route theme for Friday?"
Apr 20
Mike Keating replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"#SaveKinzie"
Apr 20
Anne Alt replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"I looked up a presentation that's linked to the developer's web site for the project. It's worth reading. Look carefully at the traffic access portion of the plan. Page 55 (Site Access Update) is of particular interest for the…"
Apr 20
morebanjo replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Agreed."
Apr 17
Steven Vance replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"His language in the "order" is to stress that this is important and CDOT should own up to their disagreement on whether Kinzie should be removed anymore.  My…"
Apr 17
morebanjo replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Reilly is now suggesting on Twitter that the removal would not be permanent.  That's at odds with the language he proposed.  https://twitter.com/AldReilly/status/589064465838014467"
Apr 17
Yasmeen replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Agreed. I signed and shared as well. "
Apr 17
Anne Alt replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"I've already signed and sent it along to a bunch of folks in my ward. I've shared it with lots of other folks. I agree that losing Kinzie would be an embarrassment."
Apr 17
morebanjo replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Also funny that the Sun-Times reporter didn't bother to check the original Wolf Point approval ordinance to vet Reilly's claims."
Apr 17
Anne Alt replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"'nuff said. That speaks volumes."
Apr 17
Yasmeen replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"I'm just going to leave this right here. Alderman Reilly doesn't seem like much of an advocate of healthy living. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-trb15ecigs-20140115-photo.html"
Apr 17
Active Transportation Alliance replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Just posted on the Active Trans blog:  Why removing the Kinzie bike lane is a bad idea A bike network is only as strong as its weakest link, but a new proposal by 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly threatens to remove one of the most critical…"
Apr 17
Lisa Curcio 4.1mi replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Oops, just saw that you posted the proposed ordinance and that it is in fact an end run around the ordinance as it exists.  Funny that his proposed ordinance does not even mention the existing ordinance."
Apr 17
Lisa Curcio 4.1mi replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"It is the ordinance that was passed to approve the planned development that is Wolf Point.  I have this funny feeling that Reilly is trying to do an end-run around this ordinance.  I would like to see the proposed ordinance to see if it…"
Apr 17
morebanjo replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Lisa, Thanks for posting this.  I want to add the link to the original post, but I'm not sure what the document is, exactly, as it doesn't appear to be part of the ordinance just proposed.  Is this some part of an original…"
Apr 17

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