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Divvy Bike Share

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  • Chicago, 'big data' focus of CAF exhibition

     Chicago, 'big data' focus of CAF exhibition
    For sheer visual pleasure, it's hard to beat a spectacularly lit model of downtown that forms the centerpiece of the new and winningly named Chicago Architecture Foundation exhibition, "Chicago: City of Big Data." With projectors flooding it in shades...
  • 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."...
  • Schmich: 9 things I like, including Divvy

    Schmich: 9 things I like, including Divvy
    Every now and then I make a list of nine things I like. Here's one for this season that claims to be spring. 1. Galileo's Cafe at the Adler Planetarium I've heard that the Adler's latest show, "Destination Solar System," is very good but I'll leave...
  • Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser

    Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser
    Gabe Klein, who quit his job as Chicago transportation commissioner last November and moved back to Washington, is about to become a proud papa. On two fronts, actually. Klein's wife, Stephanie Plummer Klein, is nine months pregnant, he told your...
  • Chicago peddles bike-friendly image

    Chicago peddles bike-friendly image
    For years, these were the faces of biking in Chicago: messengers weaving frantically through downtown traffic, spandex-clad guys racing 21-speeds down the lakefront trail, tattooed 20-somethings zipping coolly along Milwaukee Avenue. It was a small,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...