Posted on March 13, 2012 10:07 AM
City of Chicago installed or restriped 39 miles of bikeways in 2011
According to a City of Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) press release, the City installed or restriped39 miles of on-street bikeways in 2011. According to CDOT reported that, in 52 different projects, there were: 17 miles of new bike lanes; nine miles of restriped bike lanes; nine miles of new marked shared lanes; two miles of new protected bikes lanes; one mile of new buffered bike lanes; and one mile of restriped marked shared lanes were completed.
CDOT also installed its first protected and buffered bike lanes, its first bike boxes, bike parking corral, and new bicycle-friendly intersection designs during the last year. For more information, visit the CDOT Bicycle Program website.