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.
The temperature rang in at 6 degrees early Friday morning, but some hearty souls decided to shrug it all off and bicycle to work.
Ald Richard Mell (33) is suggesting that the city of Chicago should license bicycle riders — and ticket them when break traffic laws.
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.
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.
A new study finds tens of thousands of people are using the lakefront bike path every day.
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.