Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about bike lanes


Atlanta Looks for Options Where Bidirectional Protected Bike Lanes Intersect

Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities connect high-comfort biking networks. Bidirectional protected bike lanes, which put both directions of bike traffic on the same side of a street, aren’t ideal. But they can be useful in a pinch. Like all protected bike lanes, well-designed bidirectionals are […]

Milwaukee Bike Lane Overhaul Includes Some Concrete Protection

Note: Keating Law Offices, P.C. has generously agreed to sponsor two Streetsblog Chicago posts about bicycle safety topics per month. The firm’s support will help make Streetsblog Chicago a sustainable project. Chicago’s busiest cycling street is receiving some safety improvements, including a segment of bike lanes with concrete protection. Milwaukee Avenue, nicknamed “The Hipster Highway” […]

Eyes on the Street: Twitter User Calls Attention to Drivers Blocking Bike Lane

Because the alley was inconvenient for you #enforce940060 @Chicago_Police @ChicagoMayor @Fioretti2ndWard @ChicagoDOT — Reid Wilkening (@rwilkening) August 5, 2014 Twitter user @CJettR has started a campaign to focus the attention of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department on clearing illegally parked and standing vehicles from bike lanes. Using the hashtag #enforce940060, Clement […]