In Chicago, a Holistic Approach to Bicycle Planning

DOT Commissioner Gabe Klein says that in addition to making bicycles a viable means of transportation, he's also using bike lanes to slow traffic speed and promote active lifestyle.
July 24, 2011, 11am PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel pledges to add 25 miles of bike lanes per year during his tenure as the new Mayor of Chicago totaling a 100-mile of bike network.

Itir Sonuparlak reports, "Funded by a federal grant, the Chicago Department of Transportation is installing the half-mile bike lane as a pilot program. The protected bike lanes will have a three feet buffer to parked cars and will be separated by delineated posts."

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Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 in The City Fix
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