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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, 2016.

Becoming Bike Friendlier

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

Started Sep 13, 2016

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, 2016.

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 Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"A small sample of the many vehicles in the Wells bike lane Tuesday evening. The car wash line at 4558 N. Elston yesterday morning. Elston is pretty narrow with heavy rush hour traffic here, so getting in to the traffic lane can be a…"
yesterday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"Oops meant Elston from Addison to Belmont."
Wednesday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"I'd like to see the bike lanes restored on Elston between Belmont and Damen. They were never repainted after the street was paved. A separate traffic signal for bikes on NB Elston at Ashland, to avoid conflicts with cars cutting across lanes to…"
Wednesday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"In the southbound Elston lane this morning.... guessing this is due to the winds yesterday."
Mar 9
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Ugh. I also hate when I see drivers do that. Or park in a bike lane with a legal spot a couple car lengths down the block. "
Feb 22
Cheryl replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Bro in a black Ram 1500 was partially blocking the bike lane on Elston, in the viaduct, coming up on Ashland, and I bumped up against him as I passed. He slowed as he passed me after the Cortland and told me not to touch cars, then asked how I would…"
Feb 15
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Two Uber drivers in the Kinzie bike lane at Clinton this morning. "
Feb 10
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"That's on my commute so happy to call in any bike lane violations I encounter. Sorry you had such a creepy experience."
Feb 6
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion London Cops Posing As Cyclists For Effective Crackdown on Motorists
"I love this! It would be great if Chicago would follow suit."
Jan 30
Cheryl replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Updates: Ryne San Hamel Pleads Guilty, Receives 10 Days in Jail
""But the BAC 1.5 is what it is no matter if he showed no signs of being drunk. That probably means he is an alcoholic which isn't surprising given his history of driving while intoxicated." Agree. This is deeply troubling to me. It…"
Jan 29
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"These geniuses were in the Elston bike lane this morning, within spitting distance of two massive parking lots. I guess this was more convenient for them."
Jan 24
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Have You Made Any Cycling-Related Resolutions For 2017?
"That looks like a great ride, I may have to add that one to my resolutions for the year."
Jan 10
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"My commute takes me down Elston to Milwaukee to Rover North, and I pass at least 4 car washes, all of which present this same issue. There are 2 car washes between Lawrence and Irving Park on Elston that are particularly bad; I've counted up to…"
Jan 9
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I've gotten similar responses from other drivers. Ugh."
Jan 5
Cheryl replied to Caitlin Rafferty's discussion Accident Alert! Diversey and Logan Blvd:
"When riding eastbound on Diversey, I use the sidewalk about 90% of the time. The lanes are such a mess at the right edge that you have to move toward the middle to avoid potholes etc, and drivers tend to drive fast and less cautiously there. "
Dec 28, 2016
Cheryl replied to Caitlin Rafferty's discussion Accident Alert! Diversey and Logan Blvd:
"Ugh, how awful. I'm glad you are okay. I've made that same left turn a tone of times and been lucky so far. I'm always worried about being hit from behind, though.  If the police did not file a report, you can go to the police…"
Dec 27, 2016

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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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