| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:42 PM
To determine which Divvy stations need more bikes and which ones need more parking spots, officials with Chicago's bike-sharing program examine historical and real-time data.
Divvy divides the day into specific time periods—morning, midday, evening...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
One recent Tuesday morning, Jennifer Burgess left her Lakeview home and walked to the nearest Divvy station, at Racine and Diversey avenues.
Since it was 10 a.m. and raining, Burgess figured not many people would be taking advantage of Chicago's bike-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Urban cyclists on blue bikes will soon be seen pedaling along the shores of Lake Michigan — but in another major city, and at a much lower price than in Chicago.
Recently, Milwaukee launched a public bike-sharing program called Bublr. The concept...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Chicago's Divvy bicycle-sharing program plans to add 175 stations and 1,750 bikes in the spring, the city will announce Thursday, a behind-schedule expansion that will extend the program as far north as Touhy Avenue and as far south as 75th Street....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Three years after Mayor Rahm Emanuel first pledged to make Chicago the nation's most “bike-friendly” city, Chicago has inched its way up to No. 2.
That's according to Bicycling Magazine, which biennially ranks 50 U.S. cities for their...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Evanston city officials are trying to gauge resident interest in extending service hours for the Purple Line Express, which operates between Chicago and the suburbs, as well as expanding bus service.
The suburb is hosting an online poll about transit...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chicagoans rose to the first business day of the new year to find streets, sidewalks and cars covered in snow from a bout of harsh weather that had halted flights and even shut down Chicago's bike-share program.
As of noon, as much as 18 inches of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Divvy plans to reopen its bike sharing system at noon Saturday after the snowstorm shuttered the operation.
According to its website, Divvy said Saturday's noon reopening is subject to weather conditions. Divvy had closed the system at noon Tuesday...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:59 AM
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:07 PM
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...