Glenview Public School District 34 taught bike riding about 20 years years ago, but stopped the program when it became too difficult to manage all the student’s personal bicycles. The Glenview Education Foundation brought back the program this spring for first and second graders, by buying 50 bikes for the kids to use.
To prevent customers from stealing bikes, shops across the city often require an ID and credit card before letting someone take one of their cycles for a test ride. This process has worked well, until recently, that is…
The event, dubbed the Bronzeville Bike Builder, takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 244 East Pershing Road.
Early blasts of snow, ice and below-zero temperatures haven’t stopped a surprising number of Chicago cyclists from spinning through the slush this winter, thanks in part to a city so serious about accommodating them that it deploys mini-snow plows to clear bike lanes.
Schools nationwide are taking part in the annual “Walk and Roll to School” day, and the Active Transportation Alliance is organizing it locally.
This is the day for a nice downtown bike ride, before or after the Blackhawks victory party.
Cyclists descended on Daley Plaza on Friday morning to tout the benefits of pedaling to work during a rally to end Chicago Bike Week.
Aldermen have a busy day ahead at today’s City Council meeting, with votes set on changes to the controversial parking meter deal, new fines for cyclists and drivers, and additional night games at Wrigley Field.
“Basically, they were on the sidewalk when two unknown offenders on bicycles rolled up and fired, striking both of them,” said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.
Cyclists who violate traffic laws or motorists who open their doors in front of people on bikes would face steeper fines under a measure Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced to the City Council on Wednesday.
If you’re just getting into the biking scene or are just looking for a new place to take your bike for repairs, you’ll need to know the best and most friendly places available in Chicago to fit your needs.
Several “high-end” bicycles, worth thousands of dollars, were stolen from a Lincoln Park area store Tuesday night.
Two suspects on bicycles shot and wounded a man in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side late Saturday.
Cycling enthusiasts are encouraging others to pedal their way to work during this Bike to Work week in Chicago.
Chicago’s 11th annual Bike the Drive shut down Lake Shore Drive for most of Sunday morning, as thousands of cyclists rode along the lakefront.
Illinois motorcycles and bicycles will be allowed to run red lights starting in 2012, but only in certain instances.
The city of Chicago plans to begin offering 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations by next summer, under a bike sharing program announced on Wednesday.
With the weather cooperating at last, thousands of people biked to work this morning, as part of the annual city Bike to Work Rally.
The Emanuel Administration is heralding the first stretch of what it hopes will be 100 miles of dedicated—and protected—bicycle lanes in the city of Chicago.
Those killed while riding a bicycle will be honored worldwide Wednesday night in the annual Chicagoland Ride of Silence event.