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Action Alert: Help Prevent A Gas Station on Elston Ave!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Roberts Dec 29, 2019.

Linking Glenwood Bikeway to LFT
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 12, 2019.

Police And Automobile Collisions
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ad Oct 28, 2018.

 

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Brian S replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Lakefront Trail Turned Into ‘Piles Of Asphalt’ In Places After Weekend Storm
"Too bad they couldn't donate a lane of Lake Shore Drive for awhile since the path is broken."
Thursday
Brian S replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
"If I'm reading this right, that's 337 parking spaces!!!  Even if that's wrong and it's half that...170  cars spaces! Between this development and Elston in general, the Jewel/Menards/Costco on Clyborn, and the weird…"
Jan 13
Brian S replied to dav's discussion What features do I need in a new bicycle?
"First, riding in Chicago you probably want steel. It absorbs more of the shock of potholes, bumps and such. Having larger tires helps with this too. It can slow you down, but it much more comfortable when riding upright. Getting something that is…"
Jan 13
Brian S replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
"It's gotten substantially worse. Elston was the only bike lane in the NW side for awhile, and an effective way to get to/from downtown. But it's almost worth thinking about giving it up because of all of the strip malls, auto dealerships,…"
Jan 3
Brian S replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
"I'm reviving this old thread because the area we were debating about not getting enough street sweeping now appears like it is going to be the entrance for some new retail? The center of the "elston hook" is being developed, which I…"
Jan 1
Brian Roberts replied to Brian S's discussion Action Alert: Help Prevent A Gas Station on Elston Ave!
"I attended the community meeting on December 17th.  Just about everybody opposed, but the alderman was not present.  This development depends on two things:  1) the Trinity Slavik Lutheran Church selling the grass parcel just west of…"
Dec 29, 2019
Bob Kastigar replied to Brian S's discussion Action Alert: Help Prevent A Gas Station on Elston Ave!
"The bike lane on Foster is only west of Elston (in the 45th Ward) but doesn't continue to the east (in the 39th Ward.) Suggest to Ald. Nugent to continue the Foster bike lane east from Elston through the 39th Ward all the way to…"
Dec 19, 2019
Brian S posted a discussion

Action Alert: Help Prevent A Gas Station on Elston Ave!

Hi Everyone!There is a proposal to put a gas station at Foster and Elston on the Northwest Side. Please help me get the word out to oppose this development!This is a popular route to get to the North Branch Trail, and is very close to the Forest Glen Train Station. It is marked as a bike lane and since at an intersection, one can easily imagine this is going to be really dangerous for cyclists.Worse, it's unnecessary. There are multiple gas stations within a few block radius. There is a car…See More
Dec 18, 2019

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I bike a lot in chicago
About me:
I especially love old steel, and treasure my red Schwinn.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.planetshwoop.com/

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