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Tuesday, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:14 PM
By Mary Ann Ahern and Rosie Powers

Rahm Breaks Ground on New Bike Lanes

Construction on Chicago's first 'cycle tracks' may begin this week along Kinzie between Milwaukee Avenue and Wells Street. Read »

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 at 10:28 AM
By Lisa Balde

Quinn Changes Bike 'Dooring' Rules

Quinn Changes Bike 'Dooring' Rules

The governor announced that for the first time, bicycles hit by car doors will be considered crashes. Read »

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