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Divvy Bike Share

Divvy Bike Share
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  • Bike-part vending machines

    Bike-part vending machines
    Jana Kinsman knows the hassle a suddenly flat inner tube can cause a cyclist. Kinsman, 28, of Pilsen, rides her bike to and from the beehives serviced by her nonprofit organization, Bike a Bee. In case her bicycle needs work, she carries a patch kit and...
  • Chicago one of worst cities to drive

    Chicago one of worst cities to drive
    Chicago is one of the worst cities in the country to drive a car, according to the financial website NerdWallet. The site analyzed data on the cost of owning and maintaining a car, weather trends and how often commuters face delays, and put Chicago...
  • IDOT wants you to help improve North Lake Shore Drive

    IDOT wants you to help improve North Lake Shore Drive
    Think you can make North Lake Shore Drive better? Through an online map, the city and state departments of transportation and the city's park district are giving Chicagoans through the end of the month to pitch their suggestions for improving the...
  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • Divvy sets new single-day ride record

    Divvy sets new single-day ride record
    The Divvy bike-sharing program set back-to-back records this past weekend for the number of rides recorded in a day. The program logged 12,863 rides on Saturday and 16,259 rides Sunday, according to the mayor's office. The prior single-day record was...
  • Serendivvity: Gravity Tank turns Divvy data into dating site

    Serendivvity: Gravity Tank turns Divvy data into dating site
    Divvy handed them the data, and they gave it back as a dating website.  A team of five Chicago developers has won the award for most creative presentation of the bike-sharing company's data in the Divvy Data Challenge. Issued in February, the...
  • BFF Bikes joins field of local female-focused cycling groups

    BFF Bikes joins field of local female-focused cycling groups
    When Annie Byrne and Vanessa Buccella met on a cycling team in 2012, both wondered why the sport often seemed skewed toward men.  To attract more women to cycling, they started a meet-up group for female riders, with the tagline "A Cycling Community...
  • Spring break: Divvy sets new single-day record

    Spring break: Divvy sets new single-day record
    If you thought Saturday was a great day for a bike ride, you weren’t alone. With temperatures reaching 80 degrees, Divvy — Chicago’s bike-sharing program — broke its single-day record Saturday, with 10,866 rides. The previous...
  • Divvy bikes allowed in Chicago Triathlon

    Divvy bikes allowed in Chicago Triathlon
    Triathletes who don’t own bikes are no longer at a disadvantage in Chicago.  Organizers have announced 100 participants will be allowed to compete on Divvy bikes during the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon in August. The sky-blue-colored bikes...
  • More bike lanes on way for Chicago

    More bike lanes on way for Chicago
    The city plans to install 20 more miles of bike lanes this spring and summer as part of a continued push to make Chicago more bicycle friendly. The Chicago Department of Transportation plan includes five miles of protected bike lanes, which are...
  • Divvy tests valet service

    Divvy tests valet service
    As the Divvy bike-share program experiences record ridership numbers, the city is testing a valet service at crowded hot spots. This service was deployed Memorial Day weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at three popular Divvy locations: Theater on the Lake...