Protected Bike Lanes
Protected bike lanes are coming to Dearborn, Clark, and – maybe someday – Wells on Near North Side
Dearborn is getting northbound PBLs north of Kinzie, and Clark is getting southbound ones, but Wells Street will have to wait.
Check it out: Now it’s safer to get on and off the 312 RiverRun from Belmont Avenue
One of the coolest new things on the on-street route is the treatment of Belmont near and over the Chicago River, by the southern trailhead of the north-south path.
Thanks to lobbying by advocates, CDOT boosts the PBL mileage for Lincoln Avenue Streetscape
Granted, CDOT originally only planned to build a single block of bike lanes, but a little over half a mile is still an improvement.
The new Belmont protected bike lanes are a game changer
Belmont is now a great option for those seeking a low-stress east-west bike route across the expressway and the river.
39th Ward PB election funds a half mile of protected bike lanes on Montrose between Pulaski and Kostner in Irving Park
It's not a bad location for protected lanes since this part of Montrose, a mostly two-lane street, connects with Elston Avenue, a diagonal crosstown cycling route.