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Updated: LFT is closed between North and Grand -- here's a detour map
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Greenfield Jun 24.

The Low-Stress Lakefront Pandemic Cycling Route
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John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"The dashed bike lanes and lower speed limit are an effort to prevent more cyclists from being seriously injured or killed on this stretch. Whether they would prevent someone from dying in the exact same manner as Whitacre is not the point."
Nov 24
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Dashed bike lanes = more driver awareness of cyclists on the road, drivers tending to stay further to the left, giving cyclists more room to ride out of the door zone. 20 mph speed limit signs + visually narrowing the street = slower average driver…"
Nov 23
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"Some upgrades have been made / are planned on Damen between Diversey and Belmont, where Liza Whitacre was killed on her bike in…"
Nov 20
John Greenfield replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Mary Wisniewski?
"She took a job as the Cook County chief judge's spokeswoman, and she's still doing some writing, occasionally writing a non-transportation column for the Tribune. You can keep up with her via Twitter (you don't need an account to read…"
Nov 17
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
"To be exact, the article says the *driver* told police he had a yellow (and claimed the road was too slippery for him to stop in time to avoid the crash.)"
Oct 29
John Greenfield replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Das Damen Deaths
Oct 28
John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion Event Organizers During a Pandemic
"I think requiring a mention of masks and social distancing for an event to be approved is a reasonable policy. As for whether it's OK to promote large group rides during the pandemic, my sense is that these events aren't a safety hazard,…"
Oct 27
John Greenfield replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council
"Here's the message from CDOT on 9/3 about the cancellation: Hello MBAC partners, As you may know, CDOT is undertaking a strategic plan to revisit and realign the agency’s values, mission and delivery processes.  The entire agency is…"
Sep 11

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
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Interview with Leah from the Chainlink on VWYF

This week Vote With Your Feet talks with Leah Neaderthal,
founder of the Chainlink social networking website for cyclists
about the history of the site and her goals for its future.

Keep on walking, biking and transit-ing,

John Greenfield

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 9:59pm

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At 5:33pm on August 25, 2011, Andrew said…
Done.  Thanks again for leading the ride on Saturday.
At 8:09pm on June 21, 2010, J M said…
Was curious if you were going to lead another Perimeter Ride this summer. If so, when?
At 11:56am on January 27, 2010, Matt Roben said…
Hi John- I am so sorry I missed your friend request back in October regarding the Midnight Circus show/Time Out article- BUMMER! I will definitely keep you informed the next time I am using my bike for anything fun and circusy...
At 7:40pm on December 12, 2009, Andrew Bedno said…
If memory serves, today may have been the first time we've well met. I've long appreciated your contribution to the cause of bikes, anticipated meeting you, and was not disappointed.
At 4:32pm on August 24, 2009, JoAnna said…
oops, that's a thanks to David the Great for biking through the hood with me... hmmm. what exactly was in that "rainbow cone?" Actually they are opening up another location on Diversey near Halsted...
At 12:09pm on August 24, 2009, David the Great said…
I really like your profile picture. :)
At 12:53am on August 23, 2009, Ian said…

Great ride, great route! Thank you.
At 11:58am on August 18, 2009, Wobbly said…
I did a VERY rough outline of last year's perimeter map here if you wanted to update...
At 11:55am on June 26, 2009, jessiejane said…
Hello John, Will you be planning a Michael Jackson tribute ride? Or at least a little song?
I hope so!
At 2:49pm on May 4, 2009, John said…
Glad you could make it John - I think there should have been a prize for "sweetest ride" because you would have won.

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