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When asking around, I heard these three candidates are some potential good bike-friendly options:




Let's use this thread to discuss, bring in articles, quotations, and proof of bike-savviness. Cool?

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The things she said at Tuesday night's transit forum really sent the message that she gets it

Anyone else have more useful info, or has it been overshadowed by the aldermanic dirt?

Susana Mendoza has a small mention about bikes on her website.

Saw this in the Tribune today:

Mayoral Candidates Talk Transportation

Not a ton of detail and this is all that was said about bikes:

   "Candidates had broad divisions on bike lanes. Ford said they should not be a priority. “That’s the last thing we should do,” he said.

Preckwinkle, by contrast, pledged at least 100 miles of new bikeways. Mendoza also wants to expand bike lanes and bike share. Daley said he supported expansion of protected bike lanes, but said that the city needed to account for existing traffic and make sure it can keep cyclists safe."

@BikeLaneUprise has been contacting candidates and is posting their replies here:

Active Trans has posted the candidates responses to their transportation questionnaire:

Thanks for sharing this JeffB.

I appreciate that this also includes responses from Aldermanic candidates. 


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