Posts tagged "Share The Road"

Even Pro Cyclists are Vulnerable on the Open Road

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Special thanks to People for Bikes for sharing this with us. It’s well worth watching!

Protected Bike Lanes and the Demand for Cyclist Education

Protected Bike Lanes and the Demand for Cyclist Education
Yesterday’s post, Who Is Against Protected Bike Lanes, garnered a record amount of page views and kicked off the usual comments string.  Yes, there are a lot of annoying city cyclists out there… I won’t even attempt to defend their actions.  I drive about 15 times as many miles per year as I ride my... Read more »

Who Is Against Protected Bike Lanes?

Who Is Against Protected Bike Lanes?
I received an email yesterday from People for Bikes reminding me to click over to the Active Transportation Alliance’s petition supporting protected bike lanes in the Loop. If you’re for this type of progressive public policy that provides greater safety for those who choose bicycling as an alternative form of transportation (and you live in... Read more »
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'Tis the Season to be Tolerant

The Holiday Season has a tendency to bring out the best in each of us.  There’s just something about this time of year that heightens our awareness of those around us and activates our compassionate nature. Sure, there are exceptions.  Like when we’re gift shopping.  How can we not get a little impatient with the... Read more »

Urban Cycling and the Fate of Pedestrians

Considering how cold it is outside, urban cycling really seems to be heating up. In the past week, I’ve read countless articles and blog posts attesting to the increase in city cyclists in urban areas where bicycling infrastructure has been improved.  Whether it’s been the installation of protected lanes in Chicago and NYC or the... Read more »

This Weekend: Support City Cycling!

This Weekend: Support City Cycling!
If you’re passionate about cycling in the City of Chicago, you need to set aside an hour or six of your time tomorrow and share your thoughts. Your input at CDOT Commissioner Gabe Klein’s Open House Saturday, December 10th at 23 E. Madison from 10am to 4pm, will help determine where the next ninety seven... Read more »
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