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As City Cycling Grows, So Does Bike Tax Temptation

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.


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Alderman Proposes Tax, Safety Course For Bicyclists

A South Side Chicago alderman is proposing a $25 annual licensing fee on bicycles, coupled with a safety course.