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Milwaukee Avenue Complete Streets Project open house

Sorry if I overlooked a post about this, but there will be a public open house meeting on the Milwaukee Avenue Complete Streets Project between Lawrence and Elston. The meeting will be Wednesday,…Continue

Started Jun 23, 2014

Chicago Riverwalk Construction
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My office building was handing out announcements of upcoming Chicago River bridge closures: The Clark Street Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed from June 10 through June 13, 2014 and again…Continue

Tags: dearborn, state, clark, bridge, construction

Started this discussion. Last reply by BootsyC Jun 10, 2014.

Bicyclist says cop opened door in her path, files lawsuit
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Heard this on the news last night, news item is here: Will be interesting to see how it plays out.Continue

Tags: police, city, dooring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Nov 26, 2012.


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Cheryl replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Had a driver turn left in front of me on Elston yesterday, same thing, we made eye contact but he kept turning across my path and we would have collided had I not braked. I clearly had the right of way, he clearly saw me, so I don't know why he…"
Cheryl replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Another +1. My observation is that most cars rolling through stop signs do so at 10-15 mph. I've also observed an increasing number of cars, and some bikes, ignoring stop signs completely when making right turns. "
Jun 6
Cheryl might attend Serge Lubomudrov's event

Three ’Kee Loops (CBES) at Union Station (Amtrak)

June 4, 2016 from 7:30am to 9pm
A relatively short (~24.5 miles) but busy brewery tour of Milwaukee, utilizing the new Amtrak walk-up bicycle service.Book round-tip tickets for 06-04-2016 CHI–MKE 331 Hiawatha Service departing 8:25 a.m. and same day MKE–CHI 342 Hiawatha leaving Milwaukee at 7:35 p.m. (total cost $60 with bicycle added).Meet at the Union Station at 7:30 a.m., board the tain, etc.Arrive to Milwaukee 9:54 a.m.Ride around with stops at the breweries (…See More
May 25
Cheryl replied to Tom Lang's discussion Cosmic Bikes Opens in Chicago's Jefferson Park!
"Fantastic! I look forward to having a new shop in my area and will visit soon."
May 16
Cheryl replied to Juan Boyce's discussion Honking Drivers
"Hear, hear!!!"
May 16
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Got My RAGBRAI Wrist Band Number Today. Who else is in?
"I'm in! Going solo with Pork Belly Ventures. :-)"
May 2
Cheryl replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago to Build 50 Miles of ‘Better Bike Lanes’
""On the other hand, to truly make bike lanes work, they need to be committed to i.e. enforced so that motorists don't park or drive in them."  Agree 100%. When I made this comment on Facebook on the post from the mayor's…"
Apr 12
Cheryl replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Dangerous drivers should not be allowed to choose trial by jury
"I don't know that a judge is capable of less bias than a jury, especially based on bench trial verdicts in bicyclist cases. it seems to me there needs to be a deeper, more systemic change in the laws to level the playing field - adopting…"
Apr 8
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Is that in Milwaukee for the Brewers opening day? (And yes, that has got to be awful to run in!)"
Apr 4
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Yep. Wouldn't be surprised if it's the same truck...."
Mar 30
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"New City at it again on Elston near Homer this morning."
Mar 30
Cheryl replied to Waymond Smith's discussion Who designed this bike lane on Roosevelt Road?
"Based on the Kinzie bike lane, I am guessing they will not."
Mar 25
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Ah, fun on Elston this morning. Among the many bike lane occupiers, I got pics of these two on the east and west side, respectively, around Homer: "
Mar 22
Cheryl replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"For anyone interested in attending future hearings, please note: "The Circuit Court of Cook County is alerting the public that effective April 2, 2016, the Cook County Department of Facilities Management will no longer provide storage lockers…"
Mar 21
Cheryl replied to paul s davis's discussion lds mormon Iowa ragbrai
"I rode RAGBRAI 2 years ago and while there was definitely a number of folks drinking, not everyone was. Most of my evenings were fairly quiet - the partying was easy to avoid if you didn't want to join in. I'm sure you can find like-minded…"
Mar 18
Cheryl replied to Deet 4.5mi's discussion How many cyclist did you see at your polling place today?
"Ha, I have the same experience at my polling place!"
Mar 15

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The kind of riding I do:
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At 10:40am on September 27, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
And great job with the ACC.
At 10:40am on September 27, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
Great to meet you Sunday.  Let's get together soon!



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