Share your pics, videos, streets, stories of what you find in the bike lane of the non-bike variety that has an impact on your ride and/or your safety. I've decided to keep it a little more open ended - cars, snow, buses, garbage, cabs, etc. If they shouldn't be in the bike lane, go ahead and add it to this thread. Please be safe if you are taking pics or video! :-)
My hope is that we can collectively build some evidence of what we see when riding in the city with the overall hope of better enforcement of "bikes only" and improving maintenance.
Update: More Hashtags to Capture Vehicles in the Bike Lane
With popular hashtags:
#LaneSpreading (Chicago Bike Selling)
#ClearTheWay (ActiveTrans), there are many options to capture violations.
We think you should use ALL of them AND post your photos on The Chainlink. ;-)
Hmmmm. I wonder how many tickets the Finance Dept. wrote this week? I submitted 31 f*cking reports today, a new one day record. I submitted 71 f*cking reports for the week, or an average of more than 14 a day. You think those overpaid a**holes working for the city wrote 71 tickets each? Yeah, don't make me laugh.
Well, at least I figured out how to work around the f*cked up new 311 website. I'll spend some time this weekend backfilling the reports for the past few days. Sigh.
I've now documented over 1000 violators in less than 2 years. I've submitted over 900 311 reports to the city, and have 850+ submissions to Bike Lane Uprising. Do I feel like I'm making a difference? Ha. I'd do more good pounding my head into a wall.