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Thursday, May 9, 2013

CHICAGO BUSINESSES STAND UP FOR GREEN LANES [greenlaneproject.org]



Milwaukee Ave in Chicago
After Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s commitment to build 100 miles of bike facilities in four years, the city started repaving, restriping, and redesigning their streets. Projects like those on Kinzie and Dearborn Streets demonstrated that cars and bicycles can co-exist on busy city roadways. The city announced its newest plans for protected green lanes on Milwaukee Avenue in West Town on April 30th. And if you read this article in the Chicago Sun-Times, you might think that local residents and businesses were opposed to the project.

Protected green lanes on Dearborn Street

[Keep reading at greenlaneproject.org]

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