Fifth and Final Day of SBC’s Bike Lane Week: Near Northwest Side, Far West Side, Near West Side, Near North Side
I have ridden a heck of a lot of bike lanes, and had the pleasure of visiting many of our city's diverse neighborhoods.
Visiting new bikeways on the Near Southwest and Near South sides on Day Three of Bike Lane Week
Covering a fairly broad swath of territory, from Little Village to the South Loop.
Day Two of Bike Lane Week on Streetsblog Chicago: Far Southwest Side
Checking out new bikeways on 119th, the Major Taylor Trail connector, 81st/82nd, and Loomis.
Kicking off Bike Lane Week on Streetsblog Chicago with Day One: Mid-South Side
Also today: Mayor Brandon Johnson cut the ribbon on new protected bike lanes and raised crosswalks on Central Park Avenue in East Garfield Park.
2 months after I suggested CDOT simplify their bike map, I mapped 2023 projects myself. 1 week later CDOT released a simplified map.
Streetsblog created a version of the CDOT bikeway map that only shows bikeways that were constructed in 2023, with an easier-to-understand color scheme.
CDOT Complete Streets director David Smith: 2023 was Chicago’s busiest bikeway installation year ever
Streetsblog recently caught up with Smith for a recap of what bike infrastructure, much of it protected lanes, was built in our city this year.
Commissioner Biagi and Ald. La Spata discuss how aldermanic prerogative affects bikeway installation
They argue that developing a cohort of bike-friendly alders and wards, plus the Chicago Cycling Strategy, will help create a citywide, connected bike network.