This is an older story, but it just came to our attention again that Rahm is the only mayoral candidate to have a plan for Bikes. Although we know that Chicago is one of the nation's friendliest biking cities, hopefully they continue to make improvements and become the best biking city in the country. If you want to see this happen, Rham might be your guy.
According to treehugger.com:
Electoral PromisesWe like the sound of this. If only he could promise to convert the train tracks that are just north of 16th street into a walking/biking path to the lake...then we would be talking!
- Electoral promises aren't the safest bet around, but let's have a look
anyway. What has been promised so far?
- He will build 25 miles of new bike lanes each year and prioritize protected
"...initiate a review of [the Bike 2015 Plan's] goals and
timelines to identify opportunities to expand the plan and accelerate the pace
- Rahm will have the Bloomingdale Trail open and functional by the end of his
- Make an ordinance that says buildings with over 200 workers must install
indoor bike parking.
- Double the number of on-street bike parking, including in