The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s classroom building at Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard provides people with a tool stand and air pump.
Samantha, the author of Ding Ding Let’s Ride, and I have finished our deliberations on the winners of the 2012 Grid Chicago/Ding Ding Let’s Ride Best Bike Parking [...]
There are six categories for Ding Ding Let’s Ride-Grid Chicago bike parking awards: four “bests” and two “most in need of”. Nominate a location now!
Government building, library, community center, etc. Best Grocery Store
National chain, local chain or store or corner bodega/deli Best Non-Grocery Store business
Bike parking at the new, LEED-certified Dominick’s at Foster and Sheridan. This installation has several good qualities: it’s near the entrance, sheltered, has good clearance, and an acceptable rack style. Please nominate the best bike parking!
At the Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council on Wednesday afternoon at City Hall, Bicycle Parking Program manager Christopher [...]
The Cook County Forest Preserve District recently installed a multi-use trail in the Kickapoo Meadows forest preserve. This is at 144th and Halsted in Riverdale, Illinois.
This summer and fall I’ve been working with Active Transportation Alliance to develop bike parking plans for suburban schools and municipalities. This has given me a special opportunity to [...]
M. Jantzen visited Chicago earlier in August 2011 and recently uploaded photos from his trip.
Upon arriving at Midway Airport, one is presented with three distinct types of fare vending machines. One takes cash only. Two take credit cards. One dispenses multi-day passes. Two add value to Chicago Cards. O’Hare Airport only has [...]
The city’s first on-street bike parking facility (or bike corral) was installed in Wicker Park this morning by crews from Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT). See more photos from the installation this morning.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Flat Iron Arts Building
1579 N Milwaukee Avenue
- A game of cat & mouse: revisiting John’s old CBF cartoons
- Protest against low transit funding on Wednesday is directed at the wrong audience
- Bike counts are important to businesses and in evaluating our progress
- Grid Shots: Skyline edition
- Pix from the Gapers Block crits
- A sneak peek at the exhibition “Bikes! The Green Revolution”
- Bike count projects in Chicago: two short video interviews
- An outsider’s Chicago bike itineraries
- Importance of hit-and-run crash deaths in the news media
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- Resner and Greenfield reclaim the CTA riding crown from the British champ
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- Grounds for celebration: Chicago’s first bike & coffee shop is almost open
- Good news in the update about the Damen-Elston-Fullerton intersection design
- CTA launches train tracker with text messaging
- Events on April 9, 2012
Friends of the Lakefront Trail visioning workshop (north side)
From 6:30 PM
To 8:30 PM
Where Margate Park Fieldhouse (4921 N. Marine Drive)
- Events on April 18, 2012
Friends of the Lakefront Trail visioning workshop (south side)
From 6:30 PM
To 8:30 PM
Where Jackson Park Fieldhouse (6401 S. Stony Island Ave.)
- Events on June 30, 2012
9th Annual Bike the Boulevard event with 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas
From 9:00 AM
To 2:00 PM
Info Grant permission to Alderman George A. Cardenas, 2458 West 38th Street, to close traffic on South Western Boulevard, beginning at 4555 South Western Boulevard (Home Depot), proceeding North-bound on Western Boulevard, continuing onto the boulevard system, crossing California Avenue, untilWest 24th Street, stopping at the parking lot of Spry School,2400 South Marshall.Boulevard, and ending at 4555 South Western Boulevard (Home Depot), for the 9th Annual Bike the Boulevard Event on Saturday, June 30,2012, from 9:00 am to 2:00pm.
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