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

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 […]

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

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 Sunday, which travels from Montrose Avenue to […]

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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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Two-Way Bike ‘Greenway’ Considered near School Street

Cars might have to adapt to new regulations on Ashland Avenue in Lakeview — which would host the only east-west bike lane through Lakeview if Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) gets his bicycle project approved and built. Tunney’s staffer Sougata Deb, director of infrastructure and special projects, is determined to turn School Street into a greenway […]

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Going Places: Chinatown| Chicago Water Taxi

The Chinatown water taxi stop is located at Ping Tom Memorial Park at the pagoda.  The water taxi operates on weekends until May 27 when it will have a weekly schedule too. This is a relaxing and inexpensive way to get from Chinatown or the even the RedLine (at Cermak) and downtown. They run on […]

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