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Bike Uptown

Bike Uptown is a community group that is working to achieve Alderman Cappleman's goals around enhancing Uptown’s economic and cultural vitality by making it easy, safe and comfortable to walk around, or bike around, our neighborhood.

We want YOUR opinions on how cycling, walking, and the quality of life can be improved in and around Uptown. Sharrows that need restriping? Cool idea for a Parklet? Put it out there!

Location: Uptown, Chicago
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Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2015

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Comment by Eric on May 11, 2012 at 11:03am

Join Bike Uptown on a Bicycle Tour of Historic Uptown Sites and a Conversation on Transportation Issues, Bicycling, Uptown, and More Sat., May 26, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bike Uptown will host a free bicycle tour of historic Uptown sites on Sat., May 26, beginning at 3:00... p.m. and followed by a social at 4:00 p.m. hosted by our friends at Big Chicks.

The public is welcome to join 46th Ward Alderman James Cappleman and Bike Uptown on a leisurely bike ride to discover more about Uptown's unique history and to discuss transportation issues in Uptown and beyond.

The tour will visit: the Hutchinson Street Historic District, the Peace Garden, Montrose Peninsula and The Dock, the Aragon Ballroom, Essanay Studios and finish at Big Chicks restaurant for socializing and nourishment. Come for the ride, a drink, or both. Excited about protected bike lanes? Have some ideas on how to improve the Broadway/Sheridan/Montrose intersection? We want to hear what YOU like about biking, walking, and living in Uptown, and where we can make positive changes as a community.

The tour begins on Sat., May 26, 3:00 p.m. at Uptown Bikes, 4653 N. Broadway St., and finishes at 4:00 p.m., Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan Rd., for socializing until 6:00 p.m. We hope to see you there.

Bike Uptown is a local organization that advocates for calmer Uptown streets for walking, biking and using transit.

Comment by DrBrainz on March 24, 2012 at 4:59pm

Hi everybody!

Comment by Gene Tenner on March 23, 2012 at 8:53pm


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