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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Bike-sharing service starts selling memberships today

    Bike-sharing service starts selling memberships today
    Chicago's Divvy bicycle-sharing program began selling annual memberships online today and the first bikes will be available for use in the downtown area on June 14, officials said. The Divvy website is divvybikes.com. Annual memberships will cost $75,...
  • 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,...
  • Chicago's transportation commissioner resigning

    Chicago's transportation commissioner resigning
    Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein, best known for bringing bicycle-sharing and speed-enforcement cameras to the city and promoting alternative transit over vehicle travel, is resigning, effective at the end of the month, Klein told the...
  • Divvy bike locations merited a look at population data

    Divvy bike locations merited a look at population data
    On paper, Chicago might seem a model of diversity with roughly equivalent populations of African-Americans, Hispanics and whites. The reality, of course, is very different, with each of these groups tending to cluster in distinct corners of the city....
  • 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...