Require new bicycle messengers to complete a City of Chicago sponsored training session.

Strategy 8.2.3 Details

Chapter 8Bicycle Messengers: Bicycle messengers provide a valuable service, delivering material in a timely and an environmentally-friendly manner. Chicago's bicycle messenger companies employ more than 300 bicyclists who make an estimated 1.1 million deliveries each year. This chapter identifies three objectives intended to encourage more use of bicycle messengers and encourage safe and responsible riding.
Objective 2Encourage a safe work environment for bicycle messengers.

Strategy 3

Require new bicycle messengers to complete a City of Chicago sponsored training session.

Training provides traffic safety skills and demonstrates appropriate conduct and delivery protocols. Encourage peer-led training. Require successful completion of an examination.

Peformance MeasureEstablish a bicycle messenger training session, beginning in 2007.
Tracker NotesI don't believe such a training session has never been established.

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