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Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 12.

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Brian S replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
"A possible counter argument: The church around the corner from me has a big parking lot. It is used Wednesday evenings and Sunday from like 8-2.  The rest of the time it is locked up and empty.  So I don't like the idea of giving up…"
21 hours ago
Brian S replied to Brian S's discussion Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
"Yes, I have done that in the past. I didn't like the speed bumps, which Andersonville seems to have in droves. And not really relevant, but the view from the shoreline just north of Foster Beach is incredible in the winter, which is part of why…"
Aug 12
Mark replied to Brian S's discussion Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
"+1.  This is my daily commute route.  CDOT is considering making these an east-west greenway connection."
Aug 12
Tricolor replied to Brian S's discussion Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
"Just south of Bryn Mawr Catalpa and Balmoral are (lightly traveled) one-way streets that are great for direct access from the lake as far west as Ravenswood. I live over by Loyola and they're handy streets for going west to Ravenswood. Bryn…"
Aug 12
Anne Alt replied to Brian S's discussion Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
"That's a great route. Thanks for sharing."
Aug 12
Brian S posted a discussion

Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT

After some time experimenting, I think I've found the perfect route to get from the end of the Northside LFT (at Ardmore) to the Glenwood bikeway.  I was looking for this route because I had been taking Bryn Mawr and felt like it was too narrow for the traffic and bikes. (And Berwyn/Balmoral is OK, but my goodness does Edgwater love its speed bumps).So in case it helps anyone going from the true end of the Northside LFT towards destinations west, here is my new tweak.  (Works well enough…See More
Aug 12
Brian S replied to clp's discussion Bikes suffer in coming era of Autonomous Cars
"First, the Beatles offer a way forward:  "If you drive a car, I'll tax the street".  I'm sure there are alternative ways to obtain tax revenues if parking tickets fall off a cliff. Civilization, and our…"
Aug 11
Brian S replied to Dawn's discussion Continued concerns about the trail separation
"If you want to avoid this, and don't mind a little gravel, when headed northbound turn right by the clocktower and go behind the golf tee off.  It's a gravel park district road with butterflies, birds, and a family of raccoons. It…"
Aug 11

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I bike a lot in chicago
About me:
I especially love old steel, and treasure my red Schwinn.
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