"Yep we might not get to call this "lucky" but the timing was great in a way, because everything looked nice - spring flowers, trees budding/blooming and such, and it wouldn't have happened this way in July or December. I…"
"Nice! Riding on the city streets, with less car traffic, has been glorious. One still has to pay attention no matter what. But for me personally is getting to know neighborhoods, and their little uniqueness I've missed in the past."
"I rode from Evanston to the Loop via Clark and Wells, them returned via Milwaukee, Elston and California. I took some pix on the way south and while in the Loop.
Seemed like an early Sunday morning before brunch, even…"
"No June Beach Days For You: Chicago’s Lakefront Won’t Reopen In Phase 3, Lightfoot Says
The city shut down the lakefront and adjacent parks March 26, worried about people who gathered at the beaches or crowded the Lakefront…"
"I agree. This is a scenario so many people professed they wanted all along. The vehicular traffic is down, perhaps 80%. There are very few delivery trucks, because so many retail stores and restaurants are closed. The trucks…"
"The 606, Lakefront Not Reopening Anytime Soon
There's a possibility closed trails and the lakefront could open this summer with restrictions, Lightfoot said, though that would depend on how Chicago is faring in its battle against…"
"Yeah Google Maps seems to know what routes that are ordinarily great for biking are closed. Not just LFT, also Calumet Park on the Southeast side. And it gives you alternate bike routes if you ask for them. I was really impressed with it!"
"Just a side note, I'm not advocating for jumping on the path and breaking the rules set in place. I just think it's a good idea, now that some time has passed to think through it and see if there's an opportunity to help those that…"
"John, I understand your view and have a lot of respect for you, but the only thing that matters here, in my opinion, is that the LFP is closed. Saying it's a "total non-issue" if you go for a bike ride at night on the path…"
"Yes, closed for health reasons. Safety. No matter the amateur night epidemiologist and naïveté coming out of all manner of street bloggers and other under-employed English majors across the internet. People have all…"
"My spouse and I are sheltering in place. I am an older male, 71, and she has health issues. I have not been out of our building since March 17th. When I go out and catch the virus I want the hospitals ready for…"