Chicago is increasingly a bicycle friendly City

The new lanes help a lot:

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Protected bi-directional lane in Chicago

So do the emerging innovative beautiful bike parking forms such as this one:

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Corrals in Andersonville

And this one:

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And of course the brand new bike share scheme called Divvy:

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Divvy bikes in the loop

And when you need to take a break from all the peddling you might find a parklet such as this one:

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Parklet in Andersonville

Or if you need a coffee and fix your bike – at the same time, then head over to Heritage Bicycles.

I will be watching Chicago’ evolution.

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Njogu Morgan

I am currently a post-doctoral researcher based at the South Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning, University of the Witwatersrand. My broad research interests include research interests include sustainability transitions and diffusion of innovations. Empirically, I think through these issues by studying utility cycling and related phenomenon. I also volunteer with the Johannesburg Urban Cyclists Association - an organisation that aims to transform Johannesburg into a more cycling friendly city.

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