Renting a bike in Chicago is a great way to explore the city and an economical way to travel while enjoying the sites and sounds of Chicago.
Summer is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by cruising down the lakeshore path on a bike. Across the city there are a few places to rent a bike for a day or just a few hours. If you’re from here, it’s a great way to spend a day outside. If you’re from out of town, it’s an even better and quicker way to see the city.
Chicago will have 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations this summer — and 4,000 bikes at 400 stations by next year — under an ambitious plan approved by the City Council Wednesday to provide the “missing link” in mass transit.
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.