Check the status of the 153 strategies in Chicago's Bike 2015 Plan, which was approved by City Council in 2005. This is a product of Grid Chicago. Please submit corrections, updates, or insights in the comments.
A strategy is a thing someone or some agency (and not necessarily the City of Chicago) is supposed to do in order to reach the goals of the Bike 2015 Plan: reduce injuries and increase the number of trips by bike.
Tracker Notes describe the status of a strategy and are developed using information from any and all sources.
Show all strategies in all chapters - Your search returned 9 strategies
|Number||Status||Strategy||Deadlines||Performance Measures||Tracker Notes|
|8.1.1||Unbegun||Develop standard delivery check-in procedures for bicycle courier services.||2006||Develop standard building check-in procedures in 2006; widely distribute on an annual basis to encourage use.||This hasn't happened, despite demand and expressed desire to participate from messengers, and the messengers' union.|
|8.1.2||Unknown Status||Encourage an industry-sponsored study to identify the key barriers to the increased use of bicycle messengers in Chicago and opportunities for expansion and diversification.||2007, 2008||Complete study by 2007; implement key recommendations in 2008.||I don't know of such a study.|
|8.2.1||Unknown Status||Provide safety publications and bicycle maps to bicycle messenger companies.||2005, 2015||Distribute publications once or twice a year, beginning in 2005.||I don't know of any time when safety publications and bicycle maps were distributed to bicycle messengers or bicycle messenger companies.|
|8.2.2||Unknown Status||Revise Chicago's bicycle messenger ordinance to specify that bicycle messengers must wear a suitable helmet while working and establish a mechanism to advise messenger services of infractions by their employees.||2007||Revise the bicycle messenger ordinance by 2007.||I don't think this has happened.|
|8.2.3||Unknown Status||Require new bicycle messengers to complete a City of Chicago sponsored training session.||2007||Establish a bicycle messenger training session, beginning in 2007.||I don't believe such a training session has never been established.|
|8.2.4||Unknown Status||Encourage regular screenings of Chicago's bicycle messenger training video.||2007||Update and distribute video by 2007.||I'm not aware of the existence of such a video.|
|8.2.5||Unknown Status||Train appropriate police officers to enforce traffic laws and the bicycle messenger ordinance.||2007||Annual police training, beginning in 2007.||Status unknown.|
|8.3.1||Completed after the deadline||Feature the advantages of bicycle messenger services on the Bicycle Program's Web site.||2006||Include bicycle messenger information on the Bicycle Program's Web site in 2006.||I created this website. http://chicagobikes.org/public/messengers.php|
|8.3.2||Unknown Status||Expand the annual Bicycle Messenger Appreciation Day to a full day of events and promotions.||2007||Expand the annual Bicycle Messenger Appreciation Day, beginning in 2007.||I don't believe this has happened yet.|