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.

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  1. Bikeway Network
  2. Bicycle-friendly Streets
  3. Bike Parking
  4. Transit
  5. Education
  6. Marketing and Health Promotion
  7. Law Enforcement and Crash Analysis
  8. Bicycle Messengers

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List of Completed after the deadline strategies in all chapters

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NumberStatusStrategyDeadlinesPerformance MeasuresTracker Notes
1.3.6image of colored circle Determine the appropriateness of advanced stop bars at intersections with high volumes of bicycle traffic. Determine the appropriateness of advanced stop bars in 2006. If appropriate, test at 2-3 intersections by 2008.Not completed until 2011. Tested at 2 intersections: Kinzie/Wells (on one leg only), and Kinzie/Milwaukee (on two legs).
6.1.3image of colored circle Establish a free "Sunday Parkway" bicycle ride along a network of streets closed to motorized traffic.2006, 2006Prepare a feasibility study, promotional plan, and financial analysis in 2006. Stage a pilot ride in 2006. Survey the riders and participating city agencies, to determine how to make the event more successful.The first Sunday Parkways happened over two days in 2008. The second "Open Streets" happened over one day in 2009. The third "Open Streets" happened over one day in 2011. New York City, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon, stage multiple events each year, and have for several years now.
8.3.1image of colored circle 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.

Created by Steven Vance for Grid Chicago on January 29, 2012.