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Bronzeville Bike Box Offers Southside Service

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Bronzeville Bike Box Offers Southside Service

Setting out on a ride, it is usually a good idea to have some sense of where the local bike stores are. From potholes to glass in the bike lanes, any ride can turn troublesome, especially if you can’t easily get to a bike store. For riders and residents who are cycling around historic Bronzeville, there […]

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Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Riding on a weekend in Blue Island, 22-year-old resident Taylor Morey scrambles to find an alternate route to get to work because of the most recent bridge closure on Francisco St. in Blue Island. “It’s honestly a very big inconvenience,” Morey said. Blue Island, a city that is split by the Cal Sag Channel, once […]

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U. of. C Students Look to uPass to Alleviate Commuting Struggles

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U. of. C Students Look to uPass to Alleviate Commuting Struggles

Administrators at the University of Chicago are discussing bringing the CTA’s uPass to the school. Students have long complained about the lack of a uPass and their inability to readily access the CTA and downtown Chicago. Hamid Bendaas, a member of the Student Government Association at University of Chicago, said possible implementation of the uPass […]

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Bike Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

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Bike Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Every experienced cyclist agrees that bicycling isn’t always fun and games. Unfortunately, bike riding has its fair share of hazards and dangers that every bicyclist should be aware of in order to optimize their riding experience. For instance, did  you know that majority of biking casualties occur from 4 p.m. to midnight? Learning  how to […]

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Number of Biking Trips Exceeds Car Trips!

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Number of Biking Trips Exceeds Car Trips!

A new analysis released by Ted Villaire, Communications Director for Active Transportation Alliance, provides the first estimate for total daily bike trips in the city of Chicago, including nonwork trips that are typically excluded from data about the number and percentage of trips taken by bike. The analysis finds that an average of nearly 125,000 daily bike […]

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Parking App to Help Visitors Who Drive to Chicago Pride

[pullquote]Read more about 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade[/pullquote]In preparation of the busy weekend, organizers of Chicago’s 45th annual Gay Pride Parade have teamed up with Parking Panda, a website turned phone-app that allows you to rent a parking space in advance before an event. Thousands of people are expected at the Gay Pride Parade on […]

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Is Your Business Ready for the Bike Commuter Challenge?

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Is Your Business Ready for the Bike Commuter Challenge?

You can sign up for the Bike Commuter Challenge  and you can encourage your employer to get involved, too. By biking to work, you can win prizes, much less feel better and save money and energy. There are more than 7,000 people and 450 Chicagoland companies and organizations signed up for the Bike Commuter Challenge June […]

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