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Divvy Bike Share

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  • 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...
  • 10 things you might not know about bicycles

    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...
  • 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...
  • 'Little Bike People' are taking over, like it or not

    'Little Bike People' are taking over, like it or not
    ‘Extra-Large Car People,’ we forgive you. It’s not your fault you are so insufferable. You don’t know any better. American culture has shaped your sense of entitlement from the days you were in diapers playing with your first...
  • Behind the scenes at Divvy headquarters

    Behind the scenes at Divvy headquarters
    There are no signs or banners on this nondescript industrial warehouse in West Town to indicate that the 18,000-square-foot structure is headquarters for what could soon become the largest commuter cycling system in the country. "It's intentional,"...
  • Divvy to expand to Evanston, Oak Park next year

    Divvy to expand to Evanston, Oak Park next year
    The number of Divvy bike-sharing stations in Chicago neighborhoods will increase by almost 20 percent over the original plan and the program is expanding to Oak Park and Evanston, city officials said Wednesday. A new, $3 million federal grant obtained by...
  • 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 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 '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...
  • 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...
  • Open thread: Weeks in review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......