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Celebrate Chicago’s best bicycling season with Ride Illinois’ family-friendly September event series

Nine of the 15 rides scheduled across Illinois are taking place in Chicagoland, including two within the city of Chicago.

September 7, 2023

Drivers invade Promontory Point and the Lakefront Trail, endangering pedestrians and bike riders

Advocates say the worsening problem may require ticketing right now, design that makes it impossible to illegally drive and park in the near future.

September 6, 2023

Baha’i hopes: Advocates help win funding for study on connecting the N. Shore Channel Trail with lakefront

Filling in a 1.5-mile gap in the North Shore Channel Trail would connect it with the lakefront and other North Shore bikeways.

September 1, 2023

At first public meeting on Ogden redesign, ideas for shortening crosswalks, adding protected bike lanes are discussed

The project covers a 2.5-mile stretch of the southwest-northeast diagonal street, from from Pulaski Road to Roosevelt Road, mostly in North Lawndale.

September 1, 2023

Envision Unlimited is bringing its adaptive cycling program to Sunday’s Bike the Drive

Tricycles, tandems and duet bikes will be ridden by people with special needs, meeting at Butler Field at Monroe Street and DLSD.

August 31, 2023

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.

August 31, 2023

Has the CTA actually been “Meeting the Moment”?

The agency says yes, but the Active Transportation Alliance and Commuters Take Action have critiques.

August 30, 2023

Ride celebrates Black cycling champ Major Taylor, modern-day African-American bike advocacy

The Major Taylor Trail Keepers Celebration Ride was organized by MTTK Chicago, Friends of the Major Taylor Trail, and Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago.

August 29, 2023

What’s going on with the Bucktown stretch of the Leavitt Neighborhood Greenway?

Unfortunately the contraflow lanes and shared-lane markings got prematurely sketched, but the real thing is on the way.

August 28, 2023