The Emanuel administration on Thursday sought to downplay a published report its highly-touted Divvy bike rental program was operating at a deficit taxpayers might have to make up.
The Emanuel Administration has finally landed a corporate sponsor for its Divvy bike-sharing program, a major health insurer that makes a fitting match for the popular blue bikes.
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.
The folks behind the scenes of the Divvy bike-sharing program have been gearing up for warmer weather, tuning up hundreds of bikes and getting them out on the streets.
Crews will be out removing snow from the shared bike stations and performing routine maintenance on Wednesday before riders can begin renting out bikes again Thursday morning.
Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein — best known for spearheading the mayor’s effort to make the city more bike friendly, and for bringing speed cameras to city streets — is stepping down to return to the private sector.
A matchmaking entrepreneur figures those blue Divvy bikes are good for more than tourists and commuters, so she’s making them the centerpiece of her latest fix-up effort.