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Find good routes with the new Chicago Bike Routes app from CNT’s Paul Esling

7:17 PM CDT on September 1, 2020

The Chicago Department of Transportation's Chicago Bike Map is useful for finding the city's official marked and/or signed bike routes, generally on main streets.

The Chicago Reader's Mellow Chicago Bike Map is handy for finding low-stress cycling itineraries, mostly on side streets, if I do say so myself.

But what if you combined these two maps, sort of like chocolate and peanut butter in a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup -- would it be the bike cartography equivalent of "two great tastes that taste great together," as the old ad used to say?

Check out the Chicago Bike Routes App here.

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