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Raised bike lanes to be installed in Chicago to better protect cyclists

If Copenhagen can install raised bike lanes to prevent motorists from invading space reserved for cyclists, why can’t Chicago try it?

Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi asked essentially that question on Tuesday during a virtual address to the Rotary Club of Chicago, then answered it in a way that delighted her fellow cyclists.

Biagi noted Chicago’s cycling plan is “a decade old.” It’s high-time to “update the technology, think differently about it and get some of those measures and policies in place where we can do the carrot and the stick at the same time,” she said.

“Our curb management planning

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Bike Thieves Are On A Roll During The Pandemic. Here’s How To Protect Your Ride : NPR

Dan Henry, D.C. resident, out for a ride on his mountain bike. His bike was stolen from his home a few weeks ago.

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Dan Henry, D.C. resident, out for a ride on his mountain bike. His bike was stolen from his home a few weeks ago.

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Elizabeth Abrams mainly cycled for fun, but when she moved to Washington, D.C., a fairly bikeable city, in 2020, her motivations for biking became much more practical.

Abrams did not want to take public transportation during the

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