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Reckless, Willful And Wanton
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Reading about the tragic death of a young woman in Greektown, I am once again angered by the continual failure of Chicago police and prosecutors to act under the laws of Illinois.I'm not certain what…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fran Kondorf Aug 10.

Bike Lane Uprising!
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This would seem to be a movement and site tailor-made for Chainlinkers.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bike Lane Uprising Aug 10.

Electric Bike Controversy in NYC
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In New York City there's a struggle going on between the city and food-delivery workers who use electric bikes.  …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Jul 19.

Driven Crazy By The Heat? "Audi Driver Throws Wrench At Bicyclist..."
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Sheesh...."Audi Driver Throws Wrench At Bicyclist, Pulls Her Off Bike By Her Hair In West Town Road Rage"…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Jul 9.

 

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Jim Reho replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Another Cyclist Hit - Safety at Hazardous Halsted and Madison is CDOT'S Responsibility
"What, and inconvenience a contractor or developer?  No way!  What do you think all those campaign contributions are for?"
yesterday
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"Big trucks are poorly suited and equipped to shared the streets with all the regular traffic I'm realizing. On the highway these large machines cause many wrecks with their blind spots. On our streets this tragedy and many others even with…"
Aug 10
Anne Alt replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"I find it very alarming that, in a bike lane/commute route situation altered to an unsafe condition by construction, even a very experienced cyclist like Angela Park didn't survive a close encounter with a truck."
Aug 10
Anne Alt replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"On the opposite side of the fence, I had a positive conversation today with someone very sympathetic who heard the point I was making about our streets being SHARED spaces where we all need to watch out for each other, have some compassion, and…"
Aug 10
Tom A.K. replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"After the latest cyclist fatality I've had the opportunity to converse with people I don't normally interact with because of my minor riding injury and come to the realization that there still is a huge amount of Chicagoans that are…"
Aug 10
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"Angela Park has been identified as the 39 year old cyclist who was killed yesterday when a driver of Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) @LRSrecycles ran her over in Greektown. We are beyond sad. Beyond angry. Beyond wanting thoughts & prayers. We…"
Aug 10
Kara B replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"ugh. hard not to feel powerless and hopeless in the face of seeing our worst/daily fears realized in the death of this woman who could have been any of us. Our laws are supposed to protect us, and they don't."
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"Completely understand your POV. Human life should mean more than it does. I'm tired of motorists being treated like their lives are of more value than cyclists. I've been sick thinking about this all day.  So many points of failure -…"
Aug 10
Jim Reho posted a discussion

Reckless, Willful And Wanton

Reading about the tragic death of a young woman in Greektown, I am once again angered by the continual failure of Chicago police and prosecutors to act under the laws of Illinois.I'm not certain what has happened or will happen in this particular case, but the Chicago police generally charge people who kill bicyclists with minor traffic offenses -- you know, failure to yield, failure to stop, etc.  So people who injure or kill other people -- meaning injuring or killing us -- get off with a…See More
Aug 9
Jim Reho replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Hell yeah!  I'll pull back, go down another street, go on the sidewalk, take a lane -- anything to avoid being on the right of a large, moving truck going past intersections."
Aug 9
Jim Reho replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Turning Right in Greektown
"That is so, so sad.  I fear the right hook more than anything."
Aug 9
Ernesto Lube replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
Aug 5
Yasmeen replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"Before Bike Lane Uprising, I did post to Twitter and copy companies but yes, it is an uphill battle. I am so happy to see her gaining the attention and visibility and taking it to the national level. She's had meetings with the city's…"
Aug 4
mike w. replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"i understand that double parking is illegal and occasionally dangerous and yes, it ought to be cited by the local constabulary. i would expect nothing less. However naming and shaming the vehicles and drivers on this website really accomplishes…"
Aug 4
clp replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"Tom A.K. I certainly DID acknowledge that double-parking is illegal in my second post above.   I appreciate your active and enthusiastic participation on the ChainLink.    But no, I WILL double-park in front of my apartment,…"
Aug 4
Argonne69 replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"By all means double park in the traffic lane! It's OK to force cyclists into traffic, but a big no-no to force cars to do it? WTF. There are over 50,000 miles of streets in Chicago, and less than 200 miles of bike lanes. That's less than…"
Aug 4

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
It's always good to learn from others.
About me:
Veteran rider of the South Side streets. Still alive but somewhat damaged.

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At 4:39am on October 20, 2016, Tom Limon said…
Thanks for the great feedback, yeah it took me a while to explore and stumble upon some of these places. Thanks for pointing out my typo as well, I corrected it. :)
 
 
 

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