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Photographs of Visit To Lake County Discovery Museum

Background Reading Lake County Discovery Museum | Lake County Forest Preserves (lcfpd) Discovery Museum’s Wauconda site to close this summer (Tribune) Preservationist questions Discovery Museum relocation (Daily Herald) Forest district officials asked to think differently about Discovery Museum (DailyHerald) Summary Connie’s Images Eric’s Images […]

Do you stop for all red lights?Do you stop for all red lights?

Bicyclists Are Indeed ‘Drivers’ And Collisions With Them Are Sometimes Not ‘Accidents’

Background Reading Bicycle rider ticketed for running red light and ‘careless driving’ after injury crash in Lloyd District Summary Here’s something you don’t hear about very often. In fact, I don’t recall this ever happening… According to the Portland Police […]

People finish their daily commutes and sometimes have anecdotes about the maniac who ran a red light. Does anyone note the bicyclists who obey traffic laws? (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune)People finish their daily commutes and sometimes have anecdotes about the maniac who ran a red light. Does anyone note the bicyclists who obey traffic laws? (Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune)

More Proof That Cycling Is Going ‘Mainstream’

Got an email this afternoon from a club member who announced to our group that she was inviting families with children to a ‘bike safety class‘. The class is designed around attendees who are aged 5 through 11 years of […]

Chicago's first protected bike lane was installed on Kinzie Street in June 2011. On Monday, the city announced plans to design new bike lanes and improve existing ones. (Chicago Bicycle Program / Flickr)Chicago's first protected bike lane was installed on Kinzie Street in June 2011. On Monday, the city announced plans to design new bike lanes and improve existing ones. (Chicago Bicycle Program / Flickr)

Biting The Hand That Feeds You…

Background Reading City, state sued for unsafe road design in death of Martin Greenough Summary A lawsuit (PDF) has been filed in the death of Martin Greenough, the man who was killed while bicycling on NE Portland Highway (a.k.a. Lombard) on December 12th […]