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Transportation Advocates Urge Kids To Ride Bikes To School

Schools nationwide are taking part in the annual “Walk and Roll to School” day, and the Active Transportation Alliance is organizing it locally.

10/09/2013

Ald. Harry Osterman (48th)

Alderman Seeks Stiffer Fines For Bicyclists Who Ride On Sidewalks

North Side Alderman Harry Osterman says some seniors who live along a stretch of North Sheridan Road from Ardmore to West Sheridan Road have been injured by a bicyclist illegally hurtling down the sidewalks. He wants to hike the fine for that from $50 to $200.

09/09/2013

Tommy Hawks and Benny the Bull with a Divvy van outside the United Center. (Credit: Steve Miller)

New Divvy Station Unveiled Outside United Center

The City of Chicago has officially opened one of its newest Divvy bike-sharing stations – right outside the United Center.

09/09/2013

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Two Teens Shot By Gunmen Riding Bikes In South Shore

“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.

06/04/2013

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Best Places To Rent A Bike In 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.

05/02/2012

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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