|Chapter 8||Bicycle 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 2||Encourage a safe work environment for bicycle messengers.|
Train appropriate police officers to enforce traffic laws and the bicycle messenger ordinance.
Ensure that officers are educated on the rights and responsibilities of bicycle messengers. Establish procedures to deal with repeat offenders. Ensure that officers record citations for crashes with bicycle messengers correctly, so appropriate countermeasures for the most serious problems can be developed.
|Peformance Measure||Annual police training, beginning in 2007.|
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