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Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
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Those hoping to use the new flyover path near Navy Pier will now have to wait even longer than expected, and taxpayers could be on the hook for millions more on the perennially delayed project. On…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube May 31.

Statehouse bills would increase drivers’ awareness of bike safety

Two bills aimed at making the road safer for cyclists are moving forward in the Illinois General Assembly.…Continue

Started Apr 24

New bike share a step closer to being tested in Chicago
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After months of radio silence about whether Chicago will let dockless bike share come to town, last week city officials finally confirmed that they met with vendors in March and could launch a pilot…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Apr 17.

Preventing Cycling Arm and Hand Injuries
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One survey found that approximately 31 percent of cyclists reported overuse hand problems. It is important to take precautions to protect your arms and hands from injury, which can arise from one or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Apr 17.

 

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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Carter O'Brien replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"You're certainly entitled to your opinion. Mine is that those of us who rely on this stretch have long understood that removing cyclists and pedestrians from the lower LSD intersections at Grand and Illinois is a big, big deal. Navy Pier and…"
May 31
Jim Reho replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"I'm not even sure it's a real fix or will solve any problems.  Time will tell.  What I am sure of is that it will end up costing $75 million and that that money would have been much better spent elsewhere, regardless of its…"
May 31
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
May 29
Carter O'Brien replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"What Jorge said. While it is certainly a downer this project's time frame has doubled, it's still a real fix, as opposed to a band-aid. Additional value for the Flyover will also become more apparent as the newly disinfected Chicago River…"
May 29
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
May 26
Bob Kastigar replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"This problem would have been solved, finished, built, and complete for far less cost by a proposal from Steve Vance many years ago: http://gridchicago.com/2012/navy-pier-flyover-is-it-worth-45-million-or-is-there-another-way/"
May 26
Mark Dawson replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"At least we finally were told something. I have been biking past this erstwhile construction site regularly for several months, and wondering where the construction went. And for months in 2016 and 2017 I tried to find out what happened to the…"
May 25
Mark Dawson replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"At least we finally were told something. I have been biking past this erstwhile construction site regularly for several months, and wondering where the construction went. And for months in 2016 and 2017 I tried to find out what happened to the…"
May 25
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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