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BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
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EVENT DETAILSLet's kick off the summer biking season by ensuring bike…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Argonne69 Apr 29.

Passenger of SUV blocking bike lane throws liquid on cyclists
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Contributor Submitted:"I stopped in front of the vehicle to take a picture of the lady blocking the bike lane. I noticed afterwards that the that I caught the attacker in the picture. He is to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube Mar 25.

Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
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Hey Chicago Bicycle friends!Would you like to be a part of making Chicago a safer place to bike? I need your insights on what it's like biking in Chicago.  Instead of simply being mad about the…Continue

Tags: lane, bike, biking, safe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bike Lane Uprising Oct 10, 2017.

 

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Bike Lane Uprising replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I'd like to wish Argonne69 a happy retirement.  Two years ago before I even had a name for Bike Lane Uprising, I convinced Argonne69 to meet up with me in person.  When I asked him if he'd be willing to participate in my…"
Oct 18
Bike Lane Uprising posted an event
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BLU 2 Year B-Day Party at Kasey's Tavern Kasey's Tavern, 701 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

October 9, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
We turned 2  We were busy and didn't plan a proper party. Join us for a makeshift happy hour instead. The BLU community talked us into having a 2 year b-day happy hour.  Kasey's Tavern in Printers Row said they would reserve a few tables for us.  It's centrally located with a good beer selection.  Please RSVP so we can give Kasey's staff a heads up on headcount.  If the…See More
Sep 26
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Dooring on Broadway and Belmont
"It's very much a thing.  While we are new, we've collected almost 12,000 submissions recording bike lane obstructions and lane conditions. As our data grows so does our opportunity to identify repeat offenders.  Our data has been…"
Jun 11
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Dooring on Broadway and Belmont
"Hello PJC JR  - We would be happy to share additional information regarding their recorded bike lane obstruction in our database as well.  Feel free to email us at BikeLaneUprising@gmail.com"
Jun 11
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Dooring on Broadway and Belmont
"This driver has also been submitted to our database at BikeLaneUprising.com for illegally parking in bike lanes."
Jun 11
Bike Lane Uprising posted an event
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Bike Lane Uprising Presents @IBM at IBM Chicago Office, 71 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606, USA

June 20, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
About The EventCome learn how Bike Lane Uprising got started, the data we're collecting, and what we've able to do with that data. Bike Lane Uprising, is a cyclist-led civic tech platform making it easy to report bike lane obstructions. While many miles of bike lanes exist, they’re often blocked by vehicles that use them as free parking. Blocking bike lanes is dangerous for cyclists as it forces them into faster moving traffic. By creating a central database of bike lane obstructions uploaded…See More
Jun 7
Tom A.K. is attending Bike Lane Uprising's event
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BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane at TBD

May 19, 2019 all day
Event DetailsLet's kick off the summer biking season by ensuring bike lanes are clean, safe, and clearly marked. This event will include volunteers documenting bike lane conditions to share with city departments so they have great data and photos to plan their summer maintenance work.  Part 1: Morning check in (optional).Doughnuts & coffee provided.If you are new to submitting to the Bike Lane Uprising database, an overview will be provided during morning check in.  Volunteers who have not…See More
May 18
Tom A.K. replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"BLU Day of Service bump. Christina,  would it be ok if newly signed up contributing members to BLU's day of service could ask questions here about submitting their bike lane service day data if they are unfamiliar and/or having difficulty…"
May 18
Zach Schneider is attending Bike Lane Uprising's event
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BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane at TBD

May 19, 2019 all day
Event DetailsLet's kick off the summer biking season by ensuring bike lanes are clean, safe, and clearly marked. This event will include volunteers documenting bike lane conditions to share with city departments so they have great data and photos to plan their summer maintenance work.  Part 1: Morning check in (optional).Doughnuts & coffee provided.If you are new to submitting to the Bike Lane Uprising database, an overview will be provided during morning check in.  Volunteers who have not…See More
Apr 30
Argonne69 replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"Missing lines on the Orleans St. bike lane between the Chicago River and Hubbard St. Note that the city repainted the traffic lanes. WTF."
Apr 29
Argonne69 replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"Faded lines on the Orleans St. bike lane over the Chicago River."
Apr 29
Argonne69 replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"Missing sharrows on the Franklin St bike lane between Lake St. and Wacker Dr."
Apr 29
Argonne69 replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"I won't be able to make the service day. Franklin needs sharrows painted between Lake and Wacker. They f*cking painted the lane stripes, but not the sharrows.  Orleans between the river and Hubbard needs complete repainting. The lines are…"
Apr 26
Tom A.K. replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"Mike, check with BLU again to confirm.  I agree, the map is challenging to figure out correctly.  As best as I can determine from viewing the map on my computer, section 43 (Adopted)(Dark blue) is the Grand Ave. Bike Lane westbound from…"
Apr 24
Mike Zumwalt replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"No!  I follow you on Twitter I log in here to check what's going on. I have an bike lane uprising account You e mail me directly I asked a question via one platform and don't want to create a Pinterest, Instagram,Facebook,My Space…"
Apr 23
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"Hi @Mike Zumwalt  Can you email us at BikeLaneUprising@gmail.com?"
Apr 22

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