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CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
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Started this discussion. Last reply by MagMileMarauder Jul 15.

Lots of new features in the new CDOT bike map
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Greenfield Jun 10.

 

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John Greenfield replied to V W's discussion Bike parking etiquette
"It's fine to lock basically completely parallel to the rack if you're locked to one of the vertical sections (or "posts" or "legs") of the inverted U. If necessary, the second cyclist can move your bike a bit to…"
Jul 16
David P. replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"I was on the Riverwalk for the first time in ages yesterday - my mom was visiting - and trying to ride a bike on it at remotely normal speeds during anything vaguely near peak hours would be nuts. There were a few people on bikes riding at…"
Jul 15
Phillip Hutchinson replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"I don't think the Riverwalk is unsafe, but I do think the design could be improved."
Jul 15
ketoguychicago replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"Absolutely Phillip, and like the old LFT, the Riverwalk would need a re-design to be safe for bikes and pedestrians to both be there.  Unfortunately that has not come to pass and like with the LFT, it took a while and a few tragedies for (some)…"
Jul 15
Phillip Hutchinson replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"The concerns about bike/ped conflicts on the lakefront led to an improved design to reduce those conflicts, not a ban on bikes.  Shouldn't the same approach happen on the Riverwalk? "
Jul 15
ketoguychicago replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"It isn't a secret that various city departments don't see eye to eye on everything.  The study identifying risks of mixing cyclists together speaks for itself, as does experience.  That was the whole impetus for the millions of…"
Jul 15
John Greenfield replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"Sure, CDOT and Active Trans both think the riverwalk bike ban is a bad idea, but what do they know about pedestrian and bike safety."
Jul 14
ketoguychicago replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT Said Alderman Reilly's Riverwalk Bike Ban Was a Really Bad Idea
"On the other hand, Alderman Reilly is probably on the right side of the safety issue here.  Here's a quote and link to an article discussing a relevant study on the matter that helped lead to other safety improvements for cyclists and…"
Jul 14

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://votewithyourfeetchicago.blogspot.com

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Interview with Leah from the Chainlink on VWYF

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This week Vote With Your Feet talks with Leah Neaderthal,
founder of the Chainlink social networking website for cyclists
about the history of the site and her goals for its future.

Keep on walking, biking and transit-ing,

John Greenfield

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 9:59pm

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At 5:33pm on August 25, 2011, Andrew said…
Done.  Thanks again for leading the ride on Saturday.
At 8:09pm on June 21, 2010, J M said…
Was curious if you were going to lead another Perimeter Ride this summer. If so, when?
At 11:56am on January 27, 2010, Matt Roben said…
Hi John- I am so sorry I missed your friend request back in October regarding the Midnight Circus show/Time Out article- BUMMER! I will definitely keep you informed the next time I am using my bike for anything fun and circusy...
At 7:40pm on December 12, 2009, Andrew Bedno said…
If memory serves, today may have been the first time we've well met. I've long appreciated your contribution to the cause of bikes, anticipated meeting you, and was not disappointed.
At 4:32pm on August 24, 2009, JoAnna said…
oops, that's a thanks to David the Great for biking through the hood with me... hmmm. what exactly was in that "rainbow cone?" Actually they are opening up another location on Diversey near Halsted...
At 12:09pm on August 24, 2009, David the Great said…
I really like your profile picture. :)
At 12:53am on August 23, 2009, Ian said…
John,

Great ride, great route! Thank you.
At 11:58am on August 18, 2009, Wobbly said…
I did a VERY rough outline of last year's perimeter map here if you wanted to update...
At 11:55am on June 26, 2009, jessiejane said…
Hello John, Will you be planning a Michael Jackson tribute ride? Or at least a little song?
I hope so!
Jessica
At 2:49pm on May 4, 2009, John said…
Glad you could make it John - I think there should have been a prize for "sweetest ride" because you would have won.
 
 
 

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