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Biking Through Barriers – A Tour of Bridges, Tunnels, and Bicycle Connections on Chicago’s Near South Side

Enjoy a ride through Chicago’s near south side to see recent investments that improve access for people bicycling. See how Chicago has retrofitted some of its beautiful bascule bridges with bicycle-friendly treatments and discuss the logistics and challenges of doing so. The tour will also cover new bridge construction, viaduct connections, and other ways to utilize both new and old infrastructure to increase bicycle connectivity. This route will travel through part of Chicago’s downtown protected bike lane network and the Lakefront Trail to take participants over the new 35th Street suspension bridge connecting Lake Michigan to the historic Bronzeville Neighborhood.

Mode: Bike