Because Google Maps lies about where bike facilities are. Check out the bicycling layer at 16th Street and Wood Street in Pilsen, Chicago, Illinois. The bright green lines represent trails, but the ones in this part of Pilsen are not … Continue reading
I don’t recommend it. 2012 2010 2008 I guess I have some sort of two-year anniversary for doing it.
Read about the new Bucktown bike based business Urban Street Window Works on Grid Chicago. They wash windows, remove graffiti, and apply film to protect from acid etching.
I took this photo to capture the sign, which I think has design problems. I didn’t know when taking it that it’d help me illustrate this story. The issue is this: From the left lane, one can make a left … Continue reading
And as we like to say in Chicago, Amsterdammers also said “it was no big deal”. I love what you see happening in this photo. A person cycling across the intersection is looking back at a white van and a … Continue reading
Mikael Colville-Anderson posted a link to this photo set called Conversation Cycling (his photo above). The concept of Conversation Cycling is simple: Build a bikeway so two people can cycle side-by-side to have a pleasant chat. I want this for Chicago. … Continue reading
A screenshot of Critical Map: Milano. What are the sites that will let you either draw or upload a bike route to share with others? Bikely Bikemap.net Critical Map (Italia) MapMyRide Eugene, Oregon, input map Piste Ciclabili Others? And what … Continue reading
How often do bicyclists get involved with crashes because of cellphone distraction? See the table below. And how many crashes are caused by the bicyclist being distracted by a cellphone? We won’t and don’t know. The Chicago City Council will … Continue reading
My contribution to a discussion on The Chainlink, Are protected bike lanes going in the right places? Kelvin, Milwaukee/Ogden/Chicago is the intersection along Milwaukee Avenue with the highest number of bicycle crashes. I created this table and map to show … Continue reading
I visited Milwaukee on the Sunday before Labor Day this year. I haven’t uploaded any photos or written about the trip. My friend Brandon and I brought our fixed-gear bicycles and rode around town for several hours. Here’s a video … Continue reading