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  • Chicago, IL
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Get VIP tickets to Tour de Fat on July 12 by telling your enlightened commute story
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Vance Jul 1, 2014.

Want to test cargo bikes or take your family on a bike ride this weekend?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Vance Apr 5, 2014.

Circle Interchange-associated street closures on Halsted and Harrison, February to September
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Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Feb 10, 2014.

 

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Steven Vance replied to SarahB4.0's discussion Election Time
"Yes. This.  I have written numerous articles against the lockbox amendment, for exactly these reasons. The constitution is to protect peoples' rights, not a specific funding priority.  I think that Active Transportation Alliance is…"
Oct 28
Steven Vance replied to Gage B.'s discussion Reporting bad driving of uber and lyft drivers
"I've updated the Chicago Bike Infrastructure Resources page on my website, Streetsblog Chicago, to include a permanent place for information about reporting bad taxi, Lyft, and Uber drivers.  Unfortunately there is no information…"
Oct 20
Steven Vance replied to Gage B.'s discussion Reporting bad driving of uber and lyft drivers
"What was their response? Did Uber staff say they were going to make a note of this and notify the driver of this report about their driving?"
Oct 20
Steven Vance replied to Gage B.'s discussion 3 days after the bike lane on milwaukee/halsted was restriped....
"I told CDOT about it last night and someone there replied this morning saying they are aware and have notified the contractor to fix it.  From what little I know about this situation, these green squares are applied to a heated asphalt (heated…"
Oct 18
Steven Vance replied to Tom Z's discussion Pictures: North Branch Trail - Extension, Work in Progress
"I watched it purely because you said it had Christian electronic dance music and I wanted to know what that sounded like."
Aug 27
Steven Vance replied to Tom Z's discussion Pictures: North Branch Trail - Extension, Work in Progress
"yay, more carefree biking!"
Feb 29
Steven Vance replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Bus Rapid Transit comes to life in the Loop
"You can also email cdotnews@cityofchicago.org, or the commissioner, first.last@cityofchicago.org. "
Jan 4
Steven Vance replied to Erin Vogel's discussion A Few Fun Facts from My Commute Tonight: Skirtsplaining & A Near-Dooring That Ended in a Flip-Flop Shaming
"Absolutely submit it to the Close Call Database. I shut mine down earlier this year and I hope they've built a sustainable system to collect and publicize close calls. Close calls are almost as intimidating to potential new cyclists as actual…"
Nov 9, 2015
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, 2015
Steven Vance replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Where in the document does it say "subject to review"?"
Apr 17, 2015
Steven Vance might attend Olatunji Oboi Reed's event
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ROAD TRIP: Slow Roll Chicago Goes To Slow Roll Detroit at Eastern Market, Shed 2 (Detroit, Michigan)

March 27, 2015 at 6pm to March 29, 2015 at 9pm
ROAD TRIP: Slow Roll Chicago Goes To Slow Roll Detroit And, now it's our turn to return the favor... #SlowRollCHI is bringing the #Chicago flavor to our #slowrolldet family. We hit #Detroit for their North American Bicycle Week Expo (3/25 -3/29) and their first Slow Roll Detroit ride of the 2015…See More
Jan 2, 2015
Steven Vance replied to Michael B's discussion LFP Damaged in yesterday's storm
"Thank you, everyone, for the updates. Please keep the photos coming on Monday so Active Transportation Alliance, the Chicago Park District, CDOT (who is building the Navy Pier Flyover by Grand Ave.), and regular path users know what's up. "
Nov 3, 2014
Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 replied to Steven Vance's discussion App: A bike map and guide for Chicagoland
"You might, rabbit, you might!"
Oct 31, 2014
Steven Vance replied to Steven Vance's discussion App: A bike map and guide for Chicagoland
"Thank you for downloading! Yep, it's free, and there's nothing I can do to change it back short of deleting it from the app store and re-adding it, which, well, I would rather ride on Lake Shore Drive before doing that.  "
Oct 31, 2014
Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 replied to Steven Vance's discussion App: A bike map and guide for Chicagoland
"Free?   All right, rabbit, you've convinced me! Downloaded "
Oct 31, 2014
Steven Vance replied to Steven Vance's discussion App: A bike map and guide for Chicagoland
"I want more Android users to have the best Chicago-based bicycling directions and resources app so I've made it FREE – permanently. Download the Chicago Bike Guide for Android. "
Oct 31, 2014

Profile Information

What I ride:
Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, My job involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I want to see what other people who bike in Chicago are up to.
About me:
I write a blog called Streetsblog Chicago, http://chi.streetsblog.org

I also write a blog about cities and bicycling called Steven Can Plan, http://www.stevencanplan.com

I have an app about bicycling in Chicago, aptly called the Chicago Bike Guide. http://bikechi.com
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.stevevance.net

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