Bicyclist Suing Chicago Police Over Alleged Collision With Squad Car Door

A woman is claiming she was injured last year after a Chicago Police officer opened a squad car door in her path as she biked near the Near West District police station.


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City Council To Vote On Parking Meter Changes, New Bike Ordinance, Wrigley Night Games

Aldermen have a busy day ahead at today’s City Council meeting, with votes set on changes to the controversial parking meter deal, new fines for cyclists and drivers, and additional night games at Wrigley Field.


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Mayor Seeks Bigger Fines For Cyclists Who Break Traffic Laws, ‘Dooring’

Cyclists who violate traffic laws or motorists who open their doors in front of people on bikes would face steeper fines under a measure Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced to the City Council on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

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State To Begin Tracking ‘Dooring’ Bicycle Crashes

The state of Illinois will now begin tracking so called “dooring” crashes involving bicyclists and opened doors from parked cars.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011