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Chicago Bike Sharing

Divvy Bikes Still Unavailable Friday Morning

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Story by Tanveer Ali, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: CHICAGO — Divvy, the city's bike-share network, remained shut down Friday morning, but its operat...

LOOK: Divvy Biking GONE WILD

Posted 11.13.2013 | Chicago

Now that Divvy, Chicago's new bike sharing program, has logged 600,000 trips and is on the verge of becoming North America's largest bike-share system...

Chicago's Bike Sharing Program Will Soon Be The Nation's Largest

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

Chicago will soon be home to the largest bike sharing program in both the nation and the continent. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Div...

Divvy Partners With Project Fixup To Offer Bike-Centric Blind Dates

Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago

Looking for love on two wheels, Chicago? Divvy Bikes, the city's bike-sharing initiative, on Monday launched a new partnership with Project Fixup, ...

Condo Owners Struck Blow In Lawsuit Over Divvy Bike Station

Posted 08.24.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Though Chicago's new bike sharing program has been a hit by most accounts, Divvy Bikes is apparently hitting too close to home for so...

Chicago Riders Embracing Divvy's Pedal Power

Posted 07.10.2013 | Chicago

In the scant two weeks since its launch, Chicago's large-scale public bike sharing program is already off to a blazing start. The Divvy bike share...

Bike Sharing Plan Advances, Awaits Full City Council's OK

Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago

The plan for a massively-expanded city bicycle sharing program, set to launch this fall, took another step toward fruition Friday, thanks to the stamp...

A Summer of Bicycle-Focused Transportation Policy for Chicagoans

Renee Patten | Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago
Renee Patten

Chicago is an ideal city for riding a bicycle. It's flat, people are generally respectful of other users of the road, and there are alternative options for commuting if you get stuck in the rain.

Bikers vs. Drivers vs. Pedestrians: The War Wages On

Keith Ecker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago
Keith Ecker

For Chicago bike riders, there is one rule of the road: bikers are always right. At least that's the impression you get from many in the cyclist community.

Expanded Bike Sharing Program Is Headed Chicago's Way

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced that the city is diving into a new, vast bike sharing program that aims to bring 3,000...

Bike-Sharing Coming To Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bicycling enthusiast Mayor Daley was quite impressed by the bike-sharing program he saw in Paris in 2007, and since has been wanting to have a similar...