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Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
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This item is on the City of Chicago's 39th Ward Participatory Budgeting, supported by the North Branch Trail Alliance (NBTA) of Greater Chicago:  Bryn Mawr is a designated bike route, but it has…Continue

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Jim O'Reilly replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"There will be another opportunity in a future year, this came just a few votes short of approval for the 39th Ward participatory budgeting process.  It would be nice to hear more about the benefits of marking the lanes, even with just buffering…"
Mar 15
David Barish replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"Currently, Brwyn Mawr is an  excellent choice for  cycling as long  as you know that  you  have  to slow down as you pass the point where you  meet the trail from Skokie/Lincolnwood and then proceed through…"
Mar 10
Jim O'Reilly replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"Bryn Mawr allows for a nice ride all the way to Western. The section that is addressed was from the Valley Line trail / Weber Spur - down to Kedzie (connecting with the North Shore Channel trail).    A lot more work would need to be done…"
Feb 12
Bob Kastigar replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"Foster Avenue would be a much better choice than Bryn Mawr. Recently a bike lane was added on Foster Avenue in the 45th Ward – between Milwaukee and Elston Avenue. This ties into the existing bike lanes on Milwaukee and Elston. Foster Avenue…"
Feb 12
Jim O'Reilly replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"Well, there’s no markings for the road currently end to end and that’s a problem, Bob.  There needs to be a lane on the surface. "
Feb 11
Bob Kastigar replied to Jim O'Reilly's discussion Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021
"The proposal doesn't say "Marked, protected bike lanes", it says "Marked, buffered bike lanes" - there's an important difference. Paint on the road surface doesn't really make a protected bike lane."
Feb 7
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Bryn Mawr Bike Lanes - 39th Ward residents can vote until February 12, 2021

This item is on the City of Chicago's 39th Ward Participatory Budgeting, supported by the North Branch Trail Alliance (NBTA) of Greater Chicago:  Bryn Mawr is a designated bike route, but it has minimal signage and suffers from chokepoints where cyclists, motorists, and pedestrians compete for space. Marked, protected bike lanes would increase overall safety for all. Bryn Mawr is critical to the Chicago Streets for Cycling Plan as it serves as the main link between the North Shore Channel Trail…See More
Feb 6

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