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Contacting Your Alderman
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I submit incidents to Bike Lane Uprising, but what do you think of this letter directly to the Alderman?  I'm of the mind that politicians respond to direct communication.I write to bring your…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Argonne69 May 3.

Horribly Hilly Hundreds 2019

Looks like I didn't get in the lottery.  Anyone with a spare registration?Continue

Started Feb 19

Lake Shore Drive Shutdown
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As of 4:29, both directions of the drive are shut down to cars.  Feel free to keep biking on the the lakefront trail though.About 100-150 people on the southbound lanes at Belmont.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Kastigar Aug 3, 2018.

 

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Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"Three lakefront trail sightings of scooters on Wed evening, 6/26."
Jun 28
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Unicorn sighting today"
Jun 20
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Same truck parked in the bike lane at DesPlaines & Washington on Friday.  She was quick to get on the phone with her supervisor who said, "sometimes we have to block the lane for a little bit, so we can empty the garbage…"
Jun 12
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thanks, Streets & San.  110 N Desplaines  #TheCityThatWorks"
Jun 7
Eric Pounder replied to Brian S's discussion When will the Trail Separation project be completed?
"Rather than bitch about all the failures with this project, (I'd give it a D+ if it was a planning exercise in my civil engineering class) I'll shine a light.   The south entrance to the pedestrian underpass at Oak St forces…"
May 26
Argonne69 replied to Eric Pounder's discussion Contacting Your Alderman
"Good luck. I contacted my alderman twice, and each time they sent me a letter with a cc to the commander of the local police district. However, the police do not enforce the laws. H*ll, they're part of the problem."
May 3
Tom A.K. replied to Eric Pounder's discussion Contacting Your Alderman
"https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/other/dataset/wards.html Here you go. Aldermen phone numbers. BLU !!"
May 2
Eric Pounder posted a discussion

Contacting Your Alderman

I submit incidents to Bike Lane Uprising, but what do you think of this letter directly to the Alderman?  I'm of the mind that politicians respond to direct communication.I write to bring your attention to an urgent matter in the Ward. Bike lanes are an integral part of transportation infrastructure.  They are a low-cost protection from interaction between vehicles and bicycles; interaction that often ends in serious injury or death to the bicyclist and only minor inconvenience to the…See More
May 2
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion A request...
"Oral surgery is about as fun as this."
Apr 10
Eric Pounder replied to John Greenfield's discussion Breakin' the law: What should Chicago do about bicyclists who don't follow the rules?
"Yes, yes, yes"
Apr 4
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding Songs... Chime in!
"Fugazi's "Waiting Room"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMOAXm94VWo"
Mar 20
Eric Pounder posted a discussion

Horribly Hilly Hundreds 2019

Looks like I didn't get in the lottery.  Anyone with a spare registration?See More
Feb 19
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Wouldn't that mean that red light tickets aren't enforceable?  All the candidates at last night's forum were looking forward to working with JB on transportation issues, so if that's the problem perhaps we can get it…"
Jan 16
Eric Pounder replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"On Sunday, there was a bit of it that is still gravel by La Rabida and a few sections of sidewalk by the golf course missing, but otherwise open all the way to South Shore Cultural Center."
Nov 13, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Thanks for reposting the image.  I came from 18th street and had planned to go over the Metra tracks via the pedestrian bridge.  It was too crowded with people, so at the first switchback, the gate was open where buses where dropping…"
Nov 12, 2018

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Distance, Social, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I like bikes!
My first bike:
Huffy bought at police auction

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