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After 3-Year-Old Killed In Uptown, North Side Alderperson Wants City To Tow Cars Blocking Bike Lanes

"With all the people who have been in accidents over the past month, especially on the North Side, we need to do the right thing and keep our neighbors safe,” Ald. Andre Vasquez said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Do You Bike Around Little Village? Weigh In On Where The City Should Put New Bike Lanes

The city is considering adding bike lanes to 19th Street along the south branch of the Chicago River near the Stevenson and several other places in the neighborhood.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Driver Charged After Critically Injuring Cyclist In West Loop, Police Say

The driver allegedly tried to flee the scene, going several blocks with the victim's bike lodged under her car before witnesses were able to intervene and hold her until police arrived.

Downtown

Streets And San Worker Chased, Threatened Person Who Took Photo Of Their City Car In A Bike Lane, Inspector General Says

"I'm going to follow you home," the Streets and Sanitation employee said to a citizen who took a picture of his car in the bike lane. "Let's see where you live."

Citywide

Could Drivers In Bike Lanes Be Ticketed If They’re Caught On Video? 2 Aldermen Are Considering It

Parking, driving or idling in bike lanes is punishable by a $150 ticket, but drivers still do it. Alds. Brendan Reilly and Andre Vasquez tweeted they are interested in using video evidence to crack down on drivers illegally in bike lanes.

Downtown

Cyclists Call On City To Improve Bike Lane Maintenance After Snow Leaves Clark Street Lanes Covered In Sludge

“I honestly try to avoid this street when I’m biking in this weather because when the bike lanes are blocked up, there’s even less space,” a Clark Street bicyclist said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

How Can A Rogers Park Street Be Safer For Cyclists, Pedestrians? Make It One-Way, Neighbors Say

Parts of Glenwood Avenue have been improved in recent years, but the stretch north of Devon Avenue is crammed, leading to crashes and near-misses.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Bike Lane Added To One-Way Street In North Center

Cyclists will now have a bike lane while traveling through the one-way stretch of Grace Street between Lincoln and Damen avenues.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Protected Bike Lanes Coming To Milwaukee Avenue In Logan Square

From the start of construction, the bike lanes will take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting, according to Ald. Daniel La Spata's 1st Ward office.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Dangerous Milwaukee Avenue Stretch In Logan Square To Get Protected Bike Lanes, New Crosswalks

The city plans to install the bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue from Western to California this summer.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Someone Quietly Decorated West Town’s Protected Bike Lanes And Cyclists Are Loving It

A holiday vigilante (or vigilantes) brought Christmas cheer to bike lane bollards along Milwaukee Avenue near Augusta Boulevard and Erie Street.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘Please Don’t Kill Us’: After Woman Killed In Fading Irving Park Bike Lane, 200 Cyclists Demand More Protection

Years ago, Northwest Siders rejected a plan to install protected bike lanes due to parking concerns. Now, a woman is dead and bicyclists are furious.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Plan For New Bike Lanes In The South Loop Delayed, But Alderman Insists They’re Still Coming

Cycling advocates want to know when new lanes, promised in 2016, are coming to Polk and Plymouth streets.

South Loop