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Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bike Program Plans Spring 2015 Expansion

The city’s popular public bike transit system will be expanding in the spring, including under-served neighborhoods on the south and north sides.

08/21/2014

Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Bicycling Is Popular — Helmets, Not As Much

Helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 87 percent. But by some estimates only a quarter of all cyclists wear them. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/11/2014

Divvy bikes now sport Blue Cross Blue Shield logos, after the insurance company agreed to a five-year $12.5 million sponsorship deal of the bike-sharing program. (Credit: Twitter/@BCBSIL)

Blue Cross Sponsorship Of Divvy Bikes Nets City $12.5M

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.

05/01/2014

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Data Shows, Chicago Loves Its Divvy Bikes

September 28th of 2013 was, by any measure, a perfect day for a bike ride: The sun was shining, a gentle southerly breeze kept temperatures in the 70s.

04/25/2014

The Divvy bike station at Daley Plaza is used by many city employees who work at City Hall, across the street, and get a discount on annual memberships in the bike sharing program. (Credit: CBS)

Company That Supplies Chicago’s Bike-Sharing Program Files For Bankruptcy: Report

The news casts a shadow on the city of Chicago’s plans to widely expand Divvy here, the Sun-Times reports.

01/20/2014

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bike Stations To Close Sunday Afternoon Due To Severe Cold

Divvy bicycle stations will close today ahead of the historically frigid airmass bearing down on Chicago later tonight that many have dubbed “ChiBeria.”

01/05/2014

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bike Sharing Will Continue To Operate During Winter

With the possibility of snow on the horizon, what happens to all those Divvy bikes around Chicago? WBBM’s Nancy Harty finds out.

10/21/2013

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

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Condo Owners Sue City Over Proximity Of Divvy Bike Station

A husband and wife are suing the city of Chicago as well as their alderman, requesting the removal of a Divvy bike station that they say will bring an “invasion” of people, trash and noise to the doorstep of their Lakeview condominium.

08/22/2013

The Divvy bike station at Daley Plaza is used by many city employees who work at City Hall, across the street, and get a discount on annual memberships in the bike sharing program. (Credit: CBS)

Questions Raised After City Workers Get Discount On Bike-Share Program

Some questions being raised over a benefit provided to some people using the city’s popular new bike-rental program.

08/21/2013

City officials showed off the bicycles used in the Divvy bike sharing program at the 2013 Bike The Drive event in May. (Credit: CBS)

City Says Bike Sharing Going Well But Helmets Won’t Be Available

City officials say the Divvy bike-sharing program is going well after barely two weeks and there’s no plan to make helmets available for rent.

07/15/2013

City officials showed off the bicycles used in the Divvy bike sharing program at the 2013 Bike The Drive event in May. (Credit: CBS)

City’s Bike Sharing Program Launches Today

This is the day for a nice downtown bike ride, before or after the Blackhawks victory party.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2013