Man Riding Divvy Bike Struck By Two Vehicles On Lake Shore Drive On North Side

man riding a Divvy bike on Lake Shore Drive was struck by two vehicles and critically wounded early Saturday in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.


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Aldermen Approve Steeper Fines For Cyclists, Drivers

Aldermen on Wednesday approved a number of changes to the city’s bike ordinance, including steeper fines for cyclists who violate traffic laws, or anyone who opens a car door in the path of a cyclist.


Winter Bike To Work Day

Bitter Cold Doesn’t Stop Cyclists On Winter Bike To Work Day

The temperature rang in at 6 degrees early Friday morning, but some hearty souls decided to shrug it all off and bicycle to work.

WBBM Newsradio–01/20/2012

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Bicyclists Blast Proposal To License Riders

Ald Richard Mell (33) is suggesting that the city of Chicago should license bicycle riders — and ticket them when break traffic laws.


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Alderman Calls For License Requirement For Bicyclists

If one alderman has his way, the city might soon ask bike riders to pony up money for the privilege of riding on Chicago streets.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011


Alderman Seeks To Curb Cell Phone Use While Biking

Texting and driving has been a hot-button issue for years, and now, the Chicago City Council is going to take up distracted bicycle riding.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Lakefront Bike Path

Study: Tens Of Thousands Using Lakefront Bike Path Daily

A new study finds tens of thousands of people are using the lakefront bike path every day.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Study: Thousands Of Cyclists On City Streets

A new study shows thousands of bicyclists travel Chicago streets every weekday – in one case making up nearly 22 percent of the traffic on a September day.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011