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Divvy Bike Share

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  • 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 releases public ridership data for first time, opens contest

    Divvy releases public ridership data for first time, opens contest
    Divvy's data is now anyone's to develop.  Chicago's bike share provider announced Tuesday that for the first time, trip-by-trip data for about 750,000 rides taken last year is available to the public. Along with the release of the downloadable data, the...
  • Using data, shedding light

    Using data, shedding light
    Data should be illuminative, not off-putting. At the Chicago Tribune News Applications team, we try to help that light shine a little brighter. Accomplishing that means taking advantage of the online medium to tell stories. The building blocks we use...
  • Chicago's 'unicorn': new red Divvy bicycle

    Chicago's 'unicorn': new red Divvy bicycle
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel hopped on the city’s shiny, new “unicorn” Thursday and briefly pedaled around a Near West Side park for the benefit of a few TV cameras. He was there to promote a new contest for the city’s Divvy bike rental...
  • Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting

    Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting
    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...
  • Divvy to reopen noon Saturday after weather closure

    Divvy to reopen noon Saturday after weather closure
    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...
  • Emanuel aids bicyclist after crash on 'hipster highway'

    Emanuel aids bicyclist after crash on 'hipster highway'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's morning coffee fix was interrupted Tuesday when he stopped to comfort a bicyclist involved in an accident with a truck. Around 8:30 a.m., the mayor stopped to pick up a drink at Big Shoulders Coffee near the intersection of...
  • 10 things you might not know about bicycles

    By most accounts, the Divvy bike-sharing program has had a strong start, but it's likely to face a major test as it goes through its first Chicago winter. The Italian pro cycling team Lampre-Merida has its own share of troubles after more than 100 bikes...
  • Judge rules Divvy bikes can stay in front of Lakeview condo

    Judge rules Divvy bikes can stay in front of Lakeview condo
    A Cook County judge on Friday ruled against a Lakeview condominium association’s request that a 15-bike Divvy bike-sharing station be removed from in front of its building. The association said it received last-minute notice that the station was...
  • Chicago alderman wants $25 bike registration fee

    Chicago alderman wants $25 bike registration fee
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's vision of Chicago as a bike-friendly metropolis found itself in the cross hairs of an alderman's proposal for a $25 bike tax Wednesday. South Side Ald. Pat Dowell, 3rd, floated a plan to charge bike owners an annual $25 registration...
  • Divvy bikes to continue through winter

    Divvy bikes to continue through winter
    Divvy users who aren't deterred by tough weather will be able to ride the powder-blue bicycles throughout the winter, officials said Tuesday. The citywide bike-share program that started earlier this year will continue to operate at all 300 stations,...