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Cheryl
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  • Chicago, IL
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It’s Hard to See Vision Zero When You’re Looking Through a Windshield
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Great piece on the importance of keeping bike lanes clear of vehicles in response to a comment NYC mayor de Blasio made on a radio interview: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Sep 20.

Becoming Bike Friendlier

Nice piece in Rebellious on biking in Chicago, with a wish list: …Continue

Started Sep 13

RAGBRAI Transportation SOLD
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I am selling my spot for transportation from Chicago to the starting point and from the finish line back to Chicago through …Continue

Tags: RAGBRAI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael B Jul 22.

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

 

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Cheryl replied to Kevin's discussion Another cyclist killed, 9/26, North Center
"You may be right, and if you are that is extremely disheartening and terrifying. "
10 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"It is illegal if they are within 3' of the cyclists: (625 ILCS 5/11‑703) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11‑703) Sec. 11‑703. Overtaking a vehicle on the left. The following rules govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same…"
10 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"So sorry to hear about your boyfriend getting doored. Sadly, I feel like every cyclist you talk to in Chicago has been hit or knows someone directly who has. "
15 hours ago
Cheryl shared Erin Vogel's discussion on Facebook
15 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"I'm sure I won't be the only person to thank you for expressing feelings that I share. I was hit by a car 4 years ago, luckily not severely injured, but I was doing everything right and the driver did everything wrong, and as you say there…"
16 hours ago
Cheryl left a comment for Mike Muczynaki
"Hi Mike, happyy to answer questions about my camera."
Thursday
Cheryl is now friends with Stephanie Sandhusen and Mike Muczynaki
Thursday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Seems to be a common issue with Divvy, FedEx, Ups, USPS and others - no way can they park a few car lengths away in a legal spot when the bike lane is right where they want to be. "
Thursday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I agree. I've tweeted them numerous times about educating their drivers. One time they responded that they have told drivers to stay out of the bike lanes. But it still happens. :-("
Wednesday
V W replied to Cheryl's discussion It’s Hard to See Vision Zero When You’re Looking Through a Windshield
"Yes, great points."
Sep 20
Cheryl posted a discussion

It’s Hard to See Vision Zero When You’re Looking Through a Windshield

Great piece on the importance of keeping bike lanes clear of vehicles in response to a comment NYC mayor de Blasio made on a radio interview: https://brooklynspoke.com/2016/09/18/vision-zero-windshield-perspective/.See More
Sep 20
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"This morning on southbound Elston at Montrose. There is a school here, Greenfields Academy, and all too frequently parents block the bike lane to drop off their kids. I tagged them in a tweet and posted on their Facebook page, and they responded…"
Sep 20
Cheryl replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago tops NYC as most bike-friendly city in U.S., magazine finds Bicycling in the city
"I agree. I refuse to celebrate or tout this "ranking." If anyone did anything to actually enforce bike lane usage or educate the police on correct application of laws, that would truly be bike friendly. Patting Rahm et al on the back for…"
Sep 19
Cheryl might attend Rich S's event
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Ride the River - Fall Foliage (CBES) at Norwood Park

October 16, 2016 from 8am to 9pm
Come join CBES on an Autumn ride along the Des Plaines River Trail!  We'll meet at Norwood Park (northwest corner by Natoma and Avondale) for an 8:00 AM departure.It's a few miles to the Des Plaines River Trail which we'll take north to Tighthead Brewing in Mundelein, with a brief rest stop at the River Trail Nature Center along the way.…See More
Sep 19
Cheryl replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"So frustrating that we have to ask police to do their jobs. :-("
Sep 16
Cheryl replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"I echo your excellent advice to witnesses. This video is also a good reminder to stay out of the door zone, even when that means getting out further in to the traffic lane. Please note I do not blame the victim of this incident - the driver is…"
Sep 15

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting

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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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