Mia Birk speaks to guests at the Active Transportation Alliance gala and fundraiser on October 13, 2011. Photo by Kelley Ryan.
Alta Bicycle Share is a subsidiary of Alta Planning + Design, an engineering consultancy whose president, Mia [...]
A resident tests a bicycle in Portland from the Nice Ride bike sharing system in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by BikePortland.
Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times reports today that the selection process to select a bike sharing manufacturer and operator (“vendor”) is “tainted”, according to Bike Chicago owner Josh Squire. You may be [...]
Cycling on a Capital BikeShare in Washington, D.C. Photo by Michael Jantzen.
Alta Bicycle Share and Public [...]
A woman rides a bike sharing bike in Seville, Spain. Women may be an exclusive target market for bike sharing in Chicago where, as a portion of trips to work, make up only 25%. Photo by Claudio Medina.
We’re expecting a bike sharing announcement very soon, within 1-2 weeks. I thought it would have happened [...]
Transit and road improvement projects that increase efficiency and reduce emissions are at risk. Photo of Red Line and Dan Ryan traffic, looking north to the Chicago Loop.
Chicago is currently a non-attainment area.
That means we don’t meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) “for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the environment” [...]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood swung through Chicago this afternoon as part of a national tour to publicize federal stimulus funding for transportation projects. Joining Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel for a press conference outside at the CTA’s Logan Square stop in frigid, blustery weather, LaHood heralded a $20 million TIGER [...]
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- 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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